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Appalachian Food

Appalachian Food

Raw Apple Cake

Over the weekend I was looking for a taste of fall and ended up making a very tasty apple cake. Fresh Apple Cake 1 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 5 apples sliced thin (I diced mine and it worked well) 1 cup chopped pecans (divided) 1 cup oil 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix all ingredients, except apples and nuts, until well blended. Add apples and 1/2 cup of…

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jars of pickled corn
Appalachian Food

Making Pickled Corn

Decades ago, families throughout the Southern Appalachians would salt-pickle barrels of corn on the cob. Ernest Parker of Gilmer County,…