Appalachian Dialect Pap

A Waste of Milk

All the talk about food measurements reminded me a of a story Pap once told me. There was an older man who lived at the head of Pinelog when Pap was a boy. His name was George. One day a trader came to see George about buying his milk cow. The trader asked if the cow was a good milker. George told him “Now I hell she gives a waste of milk.” Taking George’s comment to mean the cow gave…

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Appalachian Food Pap

Cherry Bounce

“Old man Amos stands treetop-tall in mountain folklore. He made his name and his fame with a concoction called Cherry…