Appalachian Cookbook



  Christmas Pear Salad,

Soups and Stews


Desperation Stew, Cooter Stew, Chilly Receipt, Vegetable Soup to Can, Squirrel Gravy: The Chicken Noodle Soup of Appalachia



Old Fashioned MeatloafLaura's Mamaw Johnnie's Chicken 'n' Dumplins, Beef Casserole, Mrs. Mitchell's Sloppy Joes, "City Girl" Fried Chicken, Boiled Ham: Odom-Smith Family Recipe, Nanny's Pork Chop Casserole, Biggie's Turkey Dressing

Vegetables & Sides


Aunt Mary's Slick Tomato Bake, Fried Green Beans, Pickle BeansGrandma Lu's Fried Apples, Stuffed Eggplant on the Half Shell, Mom's Mustard Potato Salad, Potato Cakes, Wilted Lettuce, Dandelion Greens, Mamaw Dorca's Slaw, Pineapple Casserole, Pickled Eggs, Freezer Corn



Cherokee Strawberry Bread ga-du tsa-ta-gi a ni, Cove Creek Gritty Bread, Sweet Coffee Biscuits, Tangle Britches, Eierdach Egg Pancakes


  Cornmeal Coffee

Putting Food By  


Emily Jane's Chow Chow, Green Tomato "Molasses"Mrs Chew's Pear Preserves, Pear Honey

Gravies & Sauces


Redeye Gravy, Tennessee Tomatoes Meet Mexican Taco Sauce, Tomato Gravy, Chocolate Gravy, Sasey's Chocolate Gravy, Giblet Gravy

Candies & Desserts   


Grandma's Chocolate Candy, Nana's Cuss Candy, Sorghum Caramel Brownies, Stirred Custard,  Tittsworth's Traditional Boiled Custard, Granny's Brown Sugar Syrup, Fried Apple Pies, Aunt Diane's Topsy Turvy Apple Pie,   Granny Coop's Chocolate Pie, Miranda's Pecan Pie, Karo Pecan Pie,  Ritz Cracker Pie, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Gooseberry Pie, Persimmon Pudding, Dried Apple Stack Cake, Applesauce Cake, Applesauce Cake, Aunt Jude's Buttermilk Teacakes, Aunt Mattie's Chocolate Kraut Cake,  Mama Brown's Jam Cake, Granny Arnold's Ton Cake, Gillie Peak's Chocolate Pie, Blueberry Crunch, White Coconut Cake, Annette's Midnight Sun MoonPie Madness

Killed Lettuce

Green Beans

Chow Chow