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Little Rock - Amish Potato Donuts and "The Budget" ... news from the Amish

Amish Potato Donuts and "The Budget" ... news from the Amish

Author's Home Little Rock, Little Rock, United States
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Did you know The Amish have their own newspaper called The Budget? They actually keep track of news from other Amish all over the United States and World! I'll share some interesting news stories happening in Amish Country. We'll also make Amish Potato Donuts! Mrs. Byler’s Glazed Donuts 2 cups mashed potatoes ½ cup butter ½ cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1-quart whole milk, scalded 3 packages dry yeast ¾ cup lukewarm water 3 cups flour 2 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon salt Combine mashed potatoes, butter margarine, and sugar. Add scalded milk. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. When yeast has begun to work, add to the mashed potato mixture. Add half the flour and let set until it sponges. Add eggs and salt, then add the remainder of flour and mix well. Let set until double in bulk. Roll out and cut out donuts. Let set again until double in bulk. Fry in hot shortening at 375 degrees until golden brown. Sherry Gore, Pinecraft, Florida (from Simply Delicious Amish Cooking)


Meet your local guide

Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer is a best-selling author of over 80 books and an eager traveler. Tricia's travel adventures often start with research for one of her books, yet she's also been known to come up with a book idea just to have an excuse to travel there! Storyteller, history buff and curious adventurer, Tricia loves connecting with people, building friendships and bringing history to life. Tricia has called California, Montana, and Arkansas home. She's lived in Arkansas for ten years and enjoys exploring the area with her family. Homeschooling mom of 10 kids (five still at home!), Tricia believes the best way to learn is through experience, and she's looking forward to help you see her corner of the world in new ways ... and maybe even consider writing stories of your own!"

Tricia Goyer has been guiding since Jan 2021


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Little Rock with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Little Rock. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

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