Pine Rosin

Black Walnut Pound Cake

Sorghum Syrup

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Nellie Moved to Town

“Have you ever seen the countryside when leaves were turning red The fields of grass were shades of brown” The…

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Overheard

“They’ve got the baby tonight. Not sure if her momma and daddy are gone courting or if they had something…

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Mounded up Graves in Appalachia

My recent trip to the Wiggins Cemetery Decoration day on Noland Creek reminded me of the traditional styles of graves…

Thankful-November 2018

Thankful November 2018

It’s that time of the year again…the time to host a variety of giveaways as a way of saying THANK YOU…

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Blood Showers? What!!

Image from OpenLibrary.org From NC History Today: On February 25, 1884, Mrs. Kit Lasater, “noted for truthfulness,” was walking near her…

Apple-Bread

Apple Bread

I found this recipe for Apple Bread in Duane Oliver’s cookbook “Won’t You Stay for Supper? More Hazel Creek &…

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Little Rosewood Casket

Today’s post was written by Paul. A few years ago, we decided to try “Little Rosewood Casket” one weekend. We…

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Appalachian Vocabulary Test 117

It’s time for this month’s Appalachian Vocabulary Test. I’m sharing a few videos to let you hear the words and phrases.…