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Appalachian Food

green tomato relish in jar

Green Tomato Relish

  Our recent spell of freezing temperatures forced me to pick all the tomatoes and peppers before they froze. While…

Coffee in Appalachia

Good Coffee

  Burningtown The old coffee mill that hung on grandma’s kitchen wall has disappeared. The homemade oven Grandpa used to…

best icecream cake

Ice Cream Cake

  The first overnight trip we took the girls on after they were born was to Papaw Tony and Nana’s…

old fashioned recipe for apple preserves

Canned Sweet Apples

  I came across this apple recipe in the cookbook Mountain Cooking written by John Parris. When I read it…

old way of bleaching apples for drying

Bleached Apples?

This is the season for apples in Appalachia. I’ve made applesauce, apple jelly, and apple preserves. Most years I dry…

corncob jelly

Corncob Jelly

Corncob Jelly – Mountain Cooking by John Parris 1978 Highlands Elizabeth Edwards, who operates a business with a strictly mountain…

picking grapes in Appalachia

How To Make Grape Jelly

Our grape vines did very well this summer and its a good thing since there was no blackberries to make…

best chocolate zucchini cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  I’m up to my ears in zucchini-but I’m not complaining one bit! I love it about any way you…