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A Truly Amish Experience

People come to Lancaster on vacation for several reasons…we have some fantastic restaurants, lots of shopping, gorgeous country roads you can get lost on….and the Amish. Lancaster County is Amish Country. They are a unique community, with a culture and … Continue reading

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We Made the Cover!

As proud members of NTA (National Tour Association), we were thrilled that our very own Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant was chosen for the cover of the November issue of NTA’s Courier Magazine! Featuring an image taken from the Travel … Continue reading

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The Icing on the … Raisin Bread!

November is National Raisin Bread month. If you search hard enough, you can find a food that is “celebrated” each and every month of the year. Since raisin bread is something we bake on premise in our Miller’s bakery, it … Continue reading

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Shoofly Pie ~ A PA Dutch Original

Ahhhh, shoofly pie. A true PA Dutch original dessert. If you come to Lancaster County, you must try shoofly pie. It’s not hard to find, as most restaurants and bakeries make and serve it year round. Some prefer it warm, … Continue reading

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Nuts Over Pecan Squares!

Did you know that pecans are the only major tree nut that grows naturally in North America? How about that the first US pecan planting took place in 1772 in Long Island, NY? And that the natural antioxidants in pecans … Continue reading

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PA Dutch Chicken Pot Pie

Having not grown up in PA, my idea of chicken pot pie has always been those little “pies” filled with chicken, veggies and gravy. You can get them frozen in a box or homemade from some restaurants.¬†When I moved to … Continue reading

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Have you been Ferhoodled?

“Kissin’ wears out, Cookin’ don’t” “Eat yourself full” “Throw the cow over the fence some hay” Here in Lancaster County, many people still speak what is commonly referred to as Pennsylvania Dutch or Pennsylvania German. Out of necessity the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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