Category Archives: Recipes

Frozen Mocha Marble Loaf

It is finally Spring! Warmer weather, flowers are blooming the grass is growing. Time to think about ICE CREAM and mom. So for our featured recipe we have found an amazing dessert that you and mom will love; 4 cups finely crushed chocolate sandwich cookies ( about 44 cookies) 6 tablespoons butter, melted 2 (8 … Continue reading

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Angel Cream Pie

As you read this hopefully the weather has turned a bit warmer. With Easter arriving late this year, we thought it would be appropriate to feature an Easter dessert that is quick and delicious. Here’s to warmer weather and Happy Spring!! 1 cup half-and half 1 cup heavy whipping cream ½ cup sugar 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Green Pistachio Whoopie Pie

Whoopie pies are a favorite in this area. But have you tried a Green Pistachio Whoopie Pie? Ingredients: ⅓ cup shelled pistachios ½ cup buttermilk ½ tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. green food coloring 1 ½ tsp. distilled white vinegar ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 2 cups flour ½ teaspoon … Continue reading

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Congressional Bean Soup

In honor of President’s Day in February we here at the Hall of Presidents would like to feature an old tried and true recipe that would be perfect on those cold winter days. Congressional Bean Soup 1 pound small white beans 8 cups of water 2 cups ham, diced 1 cup onion, diced 1 cup … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Peanuts

1 – 12 oz. package of Chocolate Chips 1 – 12 oz. package of Butterscotch Chips 1 – 16 oz. bag of salted peanuts Melt the chips together. When melted add salted peanuts. Drop on cookie sheet and let stand until firm. Enjoy!

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Velvet Cake Layers

With the Holiday Season upon us, we decided to feature a simple recipe from the cookbook Amish Ladies Cookbook for Amish Ladies with Old Husbands. This recipe is simple yet elegant and makes a perfect dessert for when company visits. Velvet Cake Layers 1  cup shortening 2  cups sugar 1  cup of milk 4  eggs … Continue reading

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Watermelon & Peach Salsa

We would like to share with you a new recipe from the book Grills Gone Wild Meats and Mains for the Grill. This recipe is for Watermelon & Peach Salsa and it not only taste great but it also adds color and flavor when used to garnish steaks. 1 ½ cup chopped watermelon , seed … Continue reading

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Quick Apple Crisp

With Fall right around the corner, we in Adams County are fortunate to live in one of the top apple producing counties in the United States. Below is a recipe that is wonderful for those soon to be crisp cool nights using Adams County apples, of course. Quick Apple Crisp 8 Granny Smith apples, sliced … Continue reading

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Good and Fast Hot Fudge Sauce

Since June is national dairy month, we thought we would feature an interesting fact on ice cream. Ice cream cones were invented by a vendor at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. Children that attended that fair were the first in the world to eat this delicious treat. Now for our monthly featured recipe. … Continue reading

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Rocky Road Candy

With May being a very special month for us at the Jennie Wade house, we would like to feature this month’s recipe from a cookbook available at Jennie Wade House titled “Amish Friends Cookbook”. It was during the month of May that Jennie Wade was born. We think she would of approve and enjoy this … Continue reading

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