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On this day in 1789 at a convention held in Fayetteville, the state of North Carolina officially became a member of the Union by ratifying the U.S. Constitution.  We honor this historic day and show our NC pride with a few North Carolina recipes. North Carolina Syllabub from Cook book. North Carolina Chow Chow from […]

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While you’re out there casting your vote, let the politicians do your meal planning. Round Steak with Mushroom Stuffing from Congressional cook book. Italian Meat Loaf from Capitol cook book : with best wishes from Congressman James T. Broyhill. Barbara Bush’s Chili from Supper’s at six and we’re not waiting! Tomatoes Stuffed with Corn from […]

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In honor of Halloween, we introduce Cooking to Kill by Ebenezer Murgatroyd. Mount Vernon, N.Y.: Peter Pauper Press, c1951. Over the years we have found some interesting pieces in our cookbook collection, but we may have bitten off more than we can chew with this one. With recipes such as “Potted Mother-in-Law on Toast,” “Roast […]

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Pink Squirrel from Mountain elegance : a collection of favorite recipes. Bee Taylor’s Deep Pink Ecstasy from Aunt Bee’s delightful desserts. Pink Eggs from The Family circle cookbook. Pink Confetti Sherbet from Home cookin’. Pink Shrimp Dip from Peace cookbook. Pink Lemonade Cake from The Charlotte cookbook. Pink Lady Strawberry Cake from Supper’s at six and we’re not waiting! Ginny’s Chicken Boobies from Pass the plate : the collection from Christ […]

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To make a good coffee from Keepers of the hearth : based on records, ledgers and shared recipes of the families connected with Mill Prong House, Edinborough Road, Hoke County, North Carolina. How to spice up coffee from Pass the plate : the collection from Christ Church. Cafe Brulot from High Hampton hospitality. Aunt Irene’s […]

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Fall recipes for the new season.

Switchel or Harvest Drink from The Progressive farmer’s southern cookbook. Autumn Apple French Toast from North Carolina bed & breakfast cookbook. Fall Cookies from Cooking on the cutting edge. Harvest Fruit Mold from The Junior Service League’s Chapel Hill cook book : tried and tested recipes. Harvest Skillet Pork Chops from The Family circle cookbook. […]

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Want to make that dream kitchen a reality?  Looking for a cure to what ails you?  On the hunt for ice cream?  Look no further than your local community cookbook for the latest in modern kitchen conveniences, commodities, and local services. Image from Fries Memorial Moravian Church : history, customs, recipes. Carolina Power & Light Company […]

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Somehow in the years we’ve been posting recipes from our cookbook collection, we have never done a dedicated fried chicken post.  Today we rectify this affront to our southern heritage! Poem from Kitchen Kapers. Buttermilk Fried Chicken from Well, shut my mouth! : the Sweet Potatoes Restaurant cookbook. Chickens Fried with Cream from The young […]

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It’s that most wonderful time of year again, FOOTBALL SEASON! The Tar Heels host the Liberty Flames this Saturday for the first home game of the season. Campus parking lots will fill with UNC bedazzled cars carrying fans ready to tailgate before cheering on the Heels. Grab your grill, your cooler, and your favorite lawn […]

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from The Progressive farmer’s southern cookbook Celestial Crab from Heavenly delights. Milky Way Ice Cream from Granny’s drawers : four generations of family favorites. “Out of the World” Cake from Pass the plate : the collection from Christ Church. Heavenly Food from Favorite recipes of the Lower Cape Fear. Cinnamon Stars from A book of […]

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