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Appalachian Food

Cornbread and Milk

My cornbread and milk photo was recently featured on the “It’s a Southern Thing” website. You can jump over and read the accompanying article written by Haley Laurence. Then if you have time, come back here and let me know if you like cornbread and milk. I can take it or leave it, but Granny LOVES it. Tipper Subscribe for FREE and get a daily dose of Appalachia in your inbox…

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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…

Appalachian Cooking class at JCCFS

Blind Pig and The Acorn News

Next summer I’ll be teaching my Mountain Flavors class at the John C. Campbell Folk School again. The class is…

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Blueberry Cobbler

My blueberry bushes have done so good this year! I’ve been picking blueberries for several weeks and expect to be…

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My New Favorite Cookbook

The John C. Campbell Folk School just published a new cookbook. The book contains over 200 recipes. Many are tried…

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Fried Okra

One of The Deer Hunter’s favorite summertime foods is fried okra. Granny made a lot of fried okra when I…

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Summer Supper

Today’s guest post was written by Lorene from Appalroot Farm. This photo is a truly beloved scene from my childhood!…

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NC Chow Chow

Chow chow is a vegetable mixture that is either pickled or fermented. I don’t recall Granny ever making chow chow…