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The Little Secrets That Make Amish Baked Goods So Delicious

Taste of Home Logo By Emma Kumer of Taste of Home | Slide 1 of 12: When it comes to scratch-made foods, it doesn't get much more authentic than the Amish kitchen. Characterized by communities that eschew materialism and avoid modern conveniences and technology, many Amish bake bread in wood-burning stoves, preserve pies in iceboxes and beat their eggs without the aid of electricity. While you may not want to adopt the complete Amish lifestyle (taking a buggy to the grocery store could be a tad inconvenient), you can still take some tips from their time-tested vault of secrets. Here are 10 takeaways for any clever baker.

When it comes to scratch-made foods, it doesn't get much more authentic than the Amish kitchen. Characterized by communities that eschew materialism and avoid modern conveniences and technology, many Amish bake bread in wood-burning stoves, preserve pies in iceboxes and beat their eggs without the aid of electricity. While you may not want to adopt the complete Amish lifestyle (taking a buggy to the grocery store could be a tad inconvenient), you can still take some tips from their time-tested vault of secrets. Here are 10 takeaways for any clever baker.
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