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Appalachian Food

Butternut Squash Frittata

The girls brought in some butternut squash someone gave them a few weeks back. I was looking for something simple to make with the squash and came across a recipe for butternut squash frittata. The dish tasted like a quiche to me. A quick google informed me quiches usually have crusts and frittatas don’t have crusts. Both are basically eggs with veggies and or meat along with cheese all baked into goodness. The recipe turned out very well. It reminded…

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Apple Bread

I found this recipe for Apple Bread in Duane Oliver’s cookbook “Won’t You Stay for Supper? More Hazel Creek &…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Breakfast Cake

In the fall issue of “North Carolina Field & Family” magazine there’s a recipe for Pumpkin Cream Cheese Breakfast Cake. The…

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Jelly Bags

“Although you can buy jelly bags, they are easy things to improvise. I always use the washed and bleached out…

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Sweet Bread

Pap showing me how to make sweet bread like his mother did Sweet Bread Lard 2 eggs ¼ cup butter…

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Possum Grapes

Possum Grapes As I told you a few weeks back, I grew up enjoying the goodness of the Fox Grapes…

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Cornbread and Milk

My cornbread and milk photo was recently featured on the “It’s a Southern Thing” website. You can jump over and…

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Fox Grapes

Fox Grape Bonanza on the Blue Ridge Divide In 1947, we moved into the Steer Creek area near the Blue…

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Hog Meat and Chicken

A post shared by Katie-Ann Pressley (@stamey.creek.creations) on Sep 1, 2018 at 2:39pm PDT “Hog meat and chicken were our…

Lemonade in Choestoe

“My first memory of lemonade was at Grandpa Collins’s house. My mother’s sisters, India, Avery and Ethel were what we…