Tune in on Thursday at 4:00 pm Central! To listen in – go here and just click on the player in the top right corner.
If you haven’t already heard the happy news…my daughter had her baby (a week overdue!) and I am back east helping to welcome Blake into the world (and convince him that sleep is a good thing!). Oh, he is so adorable…and I’m not just saying that! (More here.) The fabulous Erik Wesner of Amish America has (once again) agreed to guest host for me while I’m away.
Erik’s guest this week is Kevin Williams, The Amish Cook column editor at Winona Public Library. Kevin has a very interesting life. He has spent 20 years studying and working with Old Order Amish and Mennonites, has co-authored several books about Amish culture and cooking, and given frequent talks about the Amish.
I’ll be listening! Today’s show will be fascinating! And I’ll be back in the host chair next week with bestselling author Beth Wiseman.
More about Kevin:
Kevin Williams is a nationally noted expert on Amish culture and editor of the syndicated column, The Amish Cook, written by Lovina Eicher. The Amish Cook appears weekly in over 120 newspapers from coast to coast, including the Times-Reporter.
Williams has appeared on programs and has been profiled as an Amish expert in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Williams will talk about his experiences with Amish culture and answer questions about Amish cooking and culture from the audience.
In 1991, Williams cooked up an idea for an Amish recipe column and convinced Old Order Amish grandmother Elizabeth Coblentz to write it. Today, The Amish Cook tradition lives on as Elizabeth’s daughter, Lovina Eicher, continues to pen the column each week.