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Apple Butter Stirring at Yoder’s Amish Home
October 10, 2015
The cool autumn days mean lots of hard work for traditional Amish families. The harvesting of crops and gardens tend to keep a family busy.
A favorite of the Yoders’ is Old Fashion Apple Butter Stirring. Uncle Andy and Aunt Mattie, with some help from their boys, get the 30 gallon copper kettle on the fire in the morning and begin the process of apple butter. Do you know how many apples go in a 30-gallon batch? When you visit, you can take a turn stirring and try a sample too! They stir all day and fill up half pint jars to be sold. Dates of Apple butter stirring for 2015 are and Oct. 3, 10 and 17.