Gather around the Amish Table by Lucy Leid, Herald Press, 272 pages

Enjoy the stories and the good food. May God bless your fellowship 
around your own table with the ones you love.” 
The Editors, Introduction
Gather around the Amish Table is one of the better recipes books I have read in a while. Most recipes have a short 2 to 3 paragraph story from the PlainCommunity “horse-and-buggy people” who contributed their recipes for this compilation.

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HARVEST by Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis, Photography by David Fenton, Ten Speed Press, 215 pages

“Harvest is a practical, inspirational, and seasonal guide 
to living with an edible landscape.” 
Introduction
 
Harvest is beautifully photographed by David Fenton with vibrant-colored subjects that jump right from the page.
Now that I have shared one of favorite parts, let me share other portions of this book.

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