About Me

I was raised Old Order (horse and buggy) Mennonite with German and Eastern European influences that shaped my palate. My own family enjoys heritage food, as well as vegetarian, plant-based, and global cultural cuisine. 

Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com


October 26, 2019

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October 21, 2019

1 quart apple pie filling or 1 quart canned peaches, drained and sliced
(If using peaches, sprinkle with cinnamon)

*To use fresh apples, mix 2/3 cup sugar, 1 1/4 water, 3 Tablespoons clear gel or cornstarch in a saucepan. Add 4 cups peeled and sliced apples....

February 6, 2019

The perfect vegan valentine’s dessert that will wow everyone! I got this recipe at https://thevegan8.com/2018/02/12/vegan-chocolate-sweet-potato-tart/. 


2 heaping cups blanched slivered almonds (I blanched whole almonds myself and processed them in the f...

August 21, 2018


1/2 cup sugar (I use raw)

3 1/2 Tablespoons flour

1 teaspoon cinnamon 

1/8 teaspoon salt

6-7 cups peeled and diced apples

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

Crumb Topping


3/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup quick cooking oats


March 30, 2018

Also known as “Frances Rohrer Field Day Treat.”


4 quarts popped popcorn (unpopped kernels removed)

1 pound bag regular mini marshmallows 

1/3 stick butter

1/2 tsp flavored gelatin to color and flavor (optional)

3/4 cup gum drops (I used colored mini marshmallows...

February 5, 2018

If you’re like us, a little something sweet at the end of a meal hits the spot. This is a super easy healthy alternative to dessert. 

Slice fresh strawberries into a bowl and add equal part fresh blueberries. 

Toss with a teaspoon or up to a tablespoon of pure maple syru...

January 18, 2018

There are three different sets of ingredients for this cake, so be sure to read through the whole recipe to make sure you have everything you need. 

Ingredients for the cake:

2 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
3⁄4 cup unsweetened cocoa p...

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Mennonite/Brethren heritage food with a flare for vegetarian cuisine and a global palate 
Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com

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