Category

Appalachian Food

Appalachian Food

Green Beans in Appalachia

Green beans play a huge role in the food scene of Appalachia. For generations green beans have been a staple of the Appalachian diet. They’re enjoyed fresh from the garden, from home-canned jars, and reconstituted from a dried state. Dried green beans are called leather britches, fodder beans, shuck beans, or dry hulls. Here’s a video I did about green beans in Appalachia I hope you enjoyed the video! Have you ever made or eaten leather britches? If you’d like…

Read Now

frying pan with bread
Appalachian Food

Rye Bread

“Homemade Rye Bread” by John Parris Murphy Aunt Tennie Cloer, who will be 92 years old in a couple of…