Killed Lettuce

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Appalachian Food

Lynn Gault’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I’ve been on a coffee cake kick lately. I remember back in the day when all the ladies at church were crazy over coffee cakes. Including Granny. Truthfully in those days I didn’t see what the big deal about coffee cake was. As we grow older our tastes seem to change and these days I think the church ladies knew what they were talking about. One of my favorite coffee cake recipes comes from the “Folk School Cookbook” published by…

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Appalachian Dialect Overheard


“I just want shed of him.” Tipper Overheard: snippets of conversation I overhear in Southern Appalachia Subscribe for FREE and get a…

Appalachia Appalachian Food

Poke Sallet

“Mountain Cooking—Poke Sallet” written by John Parris Poke sallet is a favorite dish of mountain folks whose tastes run to…

Appalachia Riddles

Riddles 10

I’m sharing another riddle from “Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek Appalachian Riddles & Rusties” by James Still. “Use three…