History Lesson—Part I

Der Dutchman Celebrates 50 Years of History This Saturday

The first Der Dutchman opened in Walnut Creek, Ohio, on May 1, 1969, with seating for 75 and 15-20 employees.

04/24/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Secret Life of Pie

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Bakers

Our amateur baker, digital editor Megan McDonald, tests her skills in the Yoder's kitchen.

10/26/2016 By Megan McDonald

D'ough!

10 Bucks Or Less: Village Pizzas By Emma

Amish pizza, anyone?

03/16/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Neighborhood Close-Up: Plain and Simple Pinecraft

Real Estate Junkie Bob Plunket looks at a quaint little sliver Sarasota real estate: Pinecraft.

01/01/2016 By Robert Plunket

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Local Amish Author Sherry Gore Publishes New Book

Gore's new book is titled "The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life."

09/02/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Christmas in Pinecraft, Sarasota's Amish Village

In Sarasota’s quaint Amish village, the holiday season has a flavor and magic all its own.

12/30/2014 By Sherry Gore

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For Sale: Bungalow in Pinecraft, Sarasota's Amish Community

Every wondered what it's like to live in Sarasota's Amish community? Bob Plunket takes us inside a tiny Pinecraft bungalow.

12/05/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Christmas in Pinecraft, Sarasota's Amish Village

In Sarasota’s quaint Amish village, the holiday season has a flavor and magic all its own.

12/01/2014 By Sherry Gore

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The History of Sarasota's Amish and Mennonite Communities

In this Vintage Sarasota post, we explore the history of the Amish and Mennonite communities in Sarasota.

09/19/2014 By Larry Kelleher

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Pinecraft's Sherry Gore Gains National Attention for Her Amish Cookbook Series

Pinecraft’s Sherry Gore is gaining national attention for a new cookbook series featuring comforting Amish favorites.

12/02/2013 By Ilene Denton

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Thanks to Today Show Segment, Pinecraft Takes National Stage

Cookbook author Sherry Gore and the Pinecraft Amish-Mennonite community will be in the national spotlight thanks to an upcoming Today show segment.

04/16/2013 By Ilene Denton