An Only in York County reader shares her memories of spring flowers, as well as recipes for dandelion wine and dandelion and violet jellies.
An Only in York County reader asks about a small log house tucked amid larger buildings in the City of York, and readers share their fastnacht memories and stories.
Reader Paul A. Neiman of Dover shares memories and a newspaper article about his late mother’s fastnacht-making tradition, and we seek other York County fastnacht stories.
What does it mean to be a York Countian? Or, to put it another way, what is it that keeps you here? Joan Concilio’s Only in York County project seeks to answer that question.
The June 26, 2014, edition of Ask Joan follows up on questions about Boeckel’s Landing along the Susquehanna River and recipes for hot bacon dressing and Jay’s lemon sponge pie.
The May 1, 2014, edition of Ask Joan shares multiple recipes for lemon sponge pie (possibly the one formerly served at the Jay’s restaurants in York County) and updates readers on a Pennsylvania Dutch church service coming May 4, 2014.
The June 4, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a bendy toy from the 1950s and 1960s called Snuggles, and seeks information on a Texas Hot Weiner recipe and powwowing.
The April 24, 2013, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on a type of schnitz and knepp made with raised dough, as well as the history of the Old Stone Mill Tack Shop in Weigelstown and the York Water Company.