Cornbread and Milk

By Shanks Mare

Snow Cream

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Chicken Update

It’s been forever since I told you anything about our chickens. We still have them. Unbelievably we still have two…

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Planting by the Signs

Before I started the Blind Pig and The Acorn I never knew much about planting by the signs. I had…

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Best Way to Cook a Deer Ham

Even though we love to can the deer meat The Deer Hunter harvests, he always leaves a few hams whole…

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Riddles 8

After reading my riddle posts from Sidney Saylor Farr’s book My “Appalachia – A Memoir” The Deer Hunter gifted me…

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Joseph S. Hall and Swain County

Today’s guest post was written by Jim Casada. Photo from the Dot Weeks collection (Joseph Hall on far left) JOSEPH…

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Starting the Garden Season

The Deer Hunter and I took advantage of the beautiful dry weather on Saturday and did some outside chores to…

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79 Years Young

Granny and her first great grand baby Margaret¬† Granny is 79 years young today. As always, she’s made her own…