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The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

More than simply a cookbook, The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery combines unpretentious, delectable recipes with the wit and wisdom of those who have prepared and eaten such foods for generations. Drawn from the wealth of material gathered by Foxfire students, this engaging volume evokes the foodways of a southern Appalachian community.Illustrated with photographs of the kitchens, people, and foods of Appalachia, this captivating collection contains more than 500 recipes. A sampling of favorites includes rhubarb cobbler, sassafras tea, fried quail, Brunswick stew, angel flake biscuits, seven-day cole slaw, and lime pickles. The book also explains traditional methods of preparing and preserving food, including directions for making homemade yeast, curing pork, ‘gritting’ corn, canning foods, cooking with a wood stove or fireplace, and preparing wild game.Originally published in 1984, the cookbook earned high praise from both food editors and folklorists. It returns with its bounty o

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  • Seemy says:

    I’m a fan of the horror genre, especially zombie books. I’ve read all zombie books by Max Brooks, World War Z being my favorite, what other author makes good zombie/survival horror books?

  • ashhhaaaa says:

    and w/ blueberry icing would be ‘icing on the cake’ 😉
    thanks, florence. that sounds awesome!

  • lonewolf says:

    The book is by Aaron Morgan and here is a pic of the book:

    http://www.amazon.com/Artful-Cookie-Decorating-Delectable-Confections/dp/1579909558

    I am in desperate need of a recipe out of that cookbook called Ganache Crowns on pages 100-101, maybe 102-103 also. Actually, what I need are the recipes that compose this cookie – the recipes for chocolate ganache on page 24 and chocolate glaze, also on page 24.

    Also, if you have the cookbook and a few extra minutes, can you send me the directions of this recipe starting at step 3? I have the recipe to step 2 from page 101, but don’t have the rest.

    So basically what I need from the book:
    1. ganache recipe from page 24
    2. chocolate glaze recipe from page 24
    3. Ganache Crown recipe starting at step 3

    I’m going to buy the book, but I want to make these tomorrow for a function and won’t have time to get it before then.

    Appreciate any help!
    High Jack, this is NOT AT ALL HELPFUL information. If you have nothing useful to say, don’t bother. I’m going to ask a friend to post anything just so you don’t get chosen best answer. Thanks for wasting my time for the THIRD TIME.

  • tefa_96 says:

    They’re always drooling over my Balls and commenting on how they just melt in their mouth. When I serve them up at a party, my guests will actually fight over who gets to have that first delectable taste of my savory Balls.

    I’m not willing to divulge the secret to my delicious Balls. Do you have recipes that you aren’t willing to share? Happy Holidays!

  • Mike Licari says:

    Here is an unrevised list of my top 100 movies. Please feel free to comment or make and suggest changes:

    1. Rushmore-(1998, Wes Anderson) (Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray)
    2. Ed Wood-(1994, Tim Burton) (Johnny Depp, Martin Landau)
    3. Mrs. Doubtfire-(1993, Chris Columbus) (Robin Williams, Sally Field)
    4. The Virgin Suicides-(1999, Sofia Coppola) (James Woods, Kathleen Turner)
    5. Corpse Bride-(2005, Tim Burton) (Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter)
    6. Running With Scissors-(2006, Ryan Murphy) (Annette Bening, Brian Cox)
    7. Pleasantville-(1998, Gary Ross) (Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon)
    8. American Beauty-(1999, Sam Mendes) (Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening)
    9. The Birdcage-(1996, Mike Nichols) (Robin Williams, Nathan Lane)
    10. The Matrix-(1999, The Wachowski brothers) (Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne)
    11. Girl, Interrupted-(1999, James Mangold) (Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie)
    12. Little Miss Sunshine-(2006, Jonathan Dayton) (Greg Kinnear, Toni Collette)
    13. Ghost World-(2001, Terry Zwigoff) (Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson)
    14. V For Vendetta-(2005, James McTeigue) (Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving)
    15. Monster-(2003, Patty Jenkins) (Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci)
    16. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders At Robin Hood Hills-(1996, Joe Berlinger) (Jessie Misskelley, Damien Echols)
    17. A Walk To Remember-(2002, Adam Shankman) (Shane West, Mandy Moore)
    18. The Nightmare Before Christmas-(1993, Henry Selick) (Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon)
    19. Home Alone-(1990, Chris Columbus) (Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci)
    20. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street-(2007, Tim Burton) (Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter)
    21. Beavis And Butthead Do America-(1996, Mike Judge) (Mike Judge, Bruce Willis)
    22. The Fifth Element-(1997, Luc Besson) (Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman)
    23. Just Friends-(2005, Roger Kumble) (Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart)
    24. Freddy Got Fingered-(2001, Tom Green) (Tom Green, Rip Torn)
    25. Whats Eating Gilbert Grape-(1993, Lasse Hallstrom) (Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis)
    26. Scary Movie 2-(2001, Keenen Ivory Wayans) (Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans)
    27. Boys Don’t Cry-(1999, Kimberly Peirce) (Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny)
    28. The Aviator-(2004, Martin Scorsese) (Leonardo Dicaprio, Cate Blanchett)
    29. Matchstick Men-(2003, Ridley Scott) (Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman)
    30. The Truth About Jane-(2000, Lee Rose) (Ellen Muth, Stockard Channing)
    31. Office Space-(1999, Mike Judge) (Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston)
    32. Happy Gilmore-(1996, Dennis Dugan) (Adam Sandler, Carl Weathers)
    33. The Hours-(2002, Stephen Daldry) (Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore)
    34. Mean Girls-(2004, Mark Waters) (Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams)
    35. 10 Things I Hate About You-(1999, Gil Junger) (Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles)
    36. Foxfire-(1996, Annette Haywood-Carter) (Hedy Burress, Angelina Jolie)
    37. Toy Story-(1995, John Lasseter) (Tom Hanks, Tim Allen)
    38. Ratatouille-(2007, Brad Bird) (Patton Oswalt. Lou Romano)
    39. Blast From The Past-(1999, Hugh Wilson) (Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone)
    40. Sleepy Hollow-(1999, Tim Burton) (Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci)
    41. House On Haunted Hill-(1999, William Malone) (Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen)
    42. Deuce Bigalow Male Gigolo-(1999, Mike Mitchell) (Rob Schneider, Eddie Griffin)
    43. The Parent Trap-(1998, Nancy Meyers) (Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson)
    44. No Country For Old Men-(2007, The Coen brothers) (Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem)
    45. The Glass House-(2001, Daniel Sackheim) (Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane)
    46. Kiss Of The Dragon-(2001, Chris Nahon) (Jet Li, Bridget Fonda)
    47. A Night At The Roxbury-(1998, John Fortenberry) (Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan)
    48. Quills-(2000, Philip Kaufman) (Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet)
    49. Good Will Hunting-(1997, Gus Van Sant) (Matt Damon, Robin Williams)
    50. The Addams Family-(1991, Barry Sonnenfeld) (Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston)
    51. Capote-(2005, Bennett Miller) (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener)
    52. Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events-(2004, Brad Silberling) (Emily Browning, Liam Aiken)
    53. The Mask-(1994, Chuck Russell) (Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz)
    54. MouseHunt-(1997, Gore Verbinski) (Nathan Lane, Lee Evans)
    55. Bender’s Big Score-(2007, Dwayne Carey-Hill) (Billy West, Katey Sagal)
    56. Dolores Claiborne-(1995, Taylor Hackford) (Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh)
    57. A Simple Plan-(1998, Sam Raimi) (Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton)
    58. Waiting…-(2005, Rob McKittrick) (Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris)
    59. Hearts In Atlantis-(2001, Scott Hicks) (Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin)
    60. My Own Private Idaho-(1991, Gus Van Sant) (River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves)
    61. Tom And Jerry The Movie-(1993, Phil Roman) (Richard Kind, Dana Hill)
    62. O-(2001, Tim Blake Nelson) (Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett)
    63. Bowling For Columbine-(2002, Michael Moore) (Michael Moore, Charlton Heston)
    64. The Commitments-(1991, Alan Parker) (Robert Arkins, Colm Meaney)
    65. Fun With Dick And Jane-(2005, Dean Parisot) (Jim Carrey, Tea Leoni)
    66. Termina

  • Raj S says:

    Does anyone have a really nice spice crusted scallop recipe? Something not too sweet or spicy. Just something to eat as a little snack with other foods. Im looking for an asian style too. Something that wont require long cooking just the quick saute in the pan and served warm too please. 10 points for the delectable recipe!!

  • Joanne Mefford says:

    I find myself amused with book about people going into the wilderness and living off the land. Do you have any recommendation, preferably for nonfiction books?

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