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Heidi Troyer needs something to do in the afternoons while her husband is away from their home selling quilts at the local auction. She is good at cooking and decides to teach Amish cooking classes. After posting notices around town, five people sign up. As each struggles in their own lives, Heidi not only teaches them how to cook, she also helps them find what they have been looking for.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Shiloh Run Press
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 X 0.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1624167446
ISBN-13: 9781624167447
Series: Amish Cooking Class

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Will Heidi's cooking lessons turn into life lessons for five unlikely students?

Heidi Troyer cooks up the idea of teaching classes in the art of Amish cuisine in her Holmes County, Ohio, home. But is it a recipe for drama when five very different men and women answer the advertisement?

Join a class of unlikely Ohioans who take cooking lessons at Lyle and Heidi Troyer’s Amish farm. A woman engaged to marry, an expectant mother estranged from her family, a widowed mom seeking to simplify, a Vietnam vet who camps on the Troyer’s farm, and an Amish widower make up the mismatched lot of students.

Class members share details of their disappointing lives, work to solve a mystery, and stir some romance into the pot. Soon Heidi’s cooking lessons turn into life lessons as they each share their challenges. . .and their souls are healed one meal at a time. Is this what God had in mind when Heidi got the idea for cooking classes?

 

Author Bio

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, Wanda E. Brunstetter is one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre. She has written close to 90 books translated in four languages.  With over 10 million copies sold, Wanda's stories consistently earn spots on the nations most prestigious bestseller lists and have received numerous awards.

Wanda’s ancestors were part of the Anabaptist faith, and her novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Her books are well-read and trusted by many Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs.

When Wanda visits her Amish friends, she finds herself drawn to their peaceful lifestyle, sincerity, and close family ties. Wanda enjoys photography, ventriloquism, gardening, bird-watching, beachcombing, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Richard, have been blessed with two grown children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

To learn more about Wanda, visit her website at www.wandabrunstetter.com

Editorial Reviews

Brunstetter maintains the warmth and love of her other fiction. The mix of well-drawn Amish and "English" protagonists adds a flavorful accent to the narrative. Readers will be hard pressed not to take this book to the dinner table after reading the mouth-watering recipes included.

Fans of The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club series are likely to love Brunstetter’s latest. In fact, some characters even overlap. The cooking students easily pull the reader in, and the yummy recipes may leave you racing to the kitchen after reading this book. There is such a cozy feel to the story, but it is not a fluff message. All of the characters are dealing with realistic struggles, and it is interesting to see how they come together to help each other.

This is a light and easy read, like a delicious pie, that will make for a delightful afternoon reading with well-formed characters and sympathetic situations to draw from. Fans of Brunstetter’s previous works will eat this one up.

This first book in "Amish Cooking Class" series effectively blends simple storytelling and relevant plotlines dealing with real life issues. Topped with discussion questions and recipes, this charming inspirational Christian romance novel will leave readers savoring the next book.

Ms. Brunstetter is no stranger to the Amish way of life. As one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre, it’s no wonder she would pen her next novel on such a topic. The story has a nice flow and balance with lots of believability infused throughout the story. The dialogue is rich and each character assumes a solid role in the part he or she plays as the story unfolds. There is no predictability toward the outcome and as a result, the reader will naturally continue to turn the pages and enjoy the journey from beginning to end. There is just enough fact about the Amish way of life sprinkled throughout the unfolding plot to intrigue a new comer to Ms. Brunstetter’s latest addition to her library of titles to entice the reader to perhaps take a step back and read another. Thank you for an enjoyable read Ms. Brunstetter.

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  1. Lorraine A
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A book you won't want to put down!
    July 25, 2017
    Lorraine A
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 0
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    Heidi Troyer was lonely during the day when her husband Lyle was at work. There was only so much housework, gardening, and canning to do. Oh, how she longed for a child! They had been married eight years and God had not given them a baby yet. Heidi wanted to adopt but Lyle wouldnt even consider the idea.

    Heidis aunt Emma gave sewing lessens. Those of you who read Wandas books remember Emma right?! Heidi wasnt that good at sewing but she loved cooking and baking. She decided to fill some of her time giving cooking classes. After getting approval from Lyle, she set about advertising her classes and had a small group of women and one Amish man attend. Eli was a widower and couldnt boil water!

    Another man in attendance, reluctantly, was Ron Hensley. He asked for permission to park his motor home on their property until he could get it fixed. Of course, there was nothing wrong with it.

    Heidi was suspicious of Ron from the start. Did she have reason to be? Like Emmas students, Heidis all had things going on in their lives that they shared with her. She shared bible verses with them every week with the food they took home.

    Read about what was going on in the lives of Heidis students. What was Ron up to? You wont want to put this book down until you find out all about the men and women in the cooking class!
  2. Ladyjayr12
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great book in a new series by Wanda E Brunstetter
    May 22, 2017
    Ladyjayr12
    Quality: 0
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    Meets Expectations: 5
    "I received a complimentary copy of this book from Barbour Plublishing and was under no obligation to post a review.

    Another great book about the Amish from Wanda. Her characters are always we'll developed and this book is no exception. What a fun a cooking class to be part of. Can't wait to read the rest of the series. I highly recommend this book and series.
  3. CherylB1987
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Amazing!
    April 30, 2017
    CherylB1987
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    The Seekers is book one of The Amish Cooking Class series by Wanda E. Brunstetter. Wanda has written another amazing book. If you love Amish fiction then this is the book for you. The Seekers is packed with love, faith, determination, life lessons, and heartache. I love this story so, it definitely is not your typical Amish fiction. I am looking forward to reading the next book in this series. Be sure to order your copy today. 5 stars!
  4. Pam Burke
    Potosi, MO
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: Female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    New Amish series
    April 3, 2017
    Pam Burke
    Potosi, MO
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    If you have been a fan of Wanda Brunstetter's books for any time, you may have run across her Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club series. The Seekers is the beginning of The Amish Cooking Class series, reminiscent of those earlier books.

    In The Seekers, Heidi (who is a niece of the quilting instructor) decides to give cooking lessons to help fill up her days as a childless Amish wife. The students who sign up for her classes come from quite a range of circumstances and needs and offer a much larger challenge than Heidi could have expected. It quickly becomes apparent that there are much bigger issues at play than just learning to follow a recipe.

    The story is pretty formulaic and predictable, especially with the connection to the previous series. The unique characters, though, each add their own element of interest to the story. Fans of Wanda's writing and other Amish fiction should find The Seekers worth their time.

    Thanks to the author and her publisher for providing me a copy of this book. I am happy to share my own thoughts in this review.
  5. CafinatedReads2009
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Yummy fun!
    March 10, 2017
    CafinatedReads2009
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I absolutely love Wanda Brunstetter and her work. I was so excited to get the chance to read and review this book, her first in the Amish Cooking Class series. Setting down to read it, I knew I would be in for fun, but just how much, I had no idea! This book is filled with laughter, romance, faith, hope, inspiration and lots of gut cooking!

    Ms. Brunstetter once again creates a novel filled with heart warming characters, plot lines that keep you hooked and messages woven that will leave you thinking and reflecting long after the book is closed. All the characters within this novel face a different challenge in their lives, but through faith and coming together to cook, Ms. Brunstetter sends us on a ride that leaves us smiling at these characters that have come to try and learn to cook.

    This is beyond a 5 star book. Its the first of the series, and Im already wishing I had book 2, The Blessing. If you are looking for a fast paced, inspirational book about the simple life, look no further than this fabulous book. As a bonus, youll get some great recipes from the teacher in the book! Yum! Bravo, once again, Ms. Brunstetter. Bravo.

    *I received a complimentary copy of this book from Barbour Review Crew and was under no obligation to post a review, positive or negative.*
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