A Look Back in History: Those other baked goods of the Dutch Country

 

Indigenous PA Dutch people thrived on homemade Pennsylvania German cuisine for well over 300 years, and notably, this was a beer and pretzel culture celebrated by taverns and wayside inns in the historic Valleys of Southeastern PA.

Source: A Look Back in History: Those other baked goods of the Dutch Country
 

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