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Winter came in with a bang to North Carolina.  We went from 70s to 20s in a matter of weeks.  Nothing like a pot of soup to battle the winter chill. Image from Keepers of the hearth : based on records, ledgers and shared recipes of the families connected with Mill Prong House, Edinborough Road, […]

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Last minute DIY gifts courtesy of the cookbook collection! Image from On campus cookbook. From Out of our league. Dog Biscuits from A book of favorite recipes. Best Ever Hot Chocolate Mix from Welkom : Terra Ceia cookbook III, a collection of recipes. Homemade Marshmallows from Körner’s Folly cookbook. Peanut Brittle from Peanuts on parade […]

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Crock Pot Beef Stew from Heavenly delights. Crockpot Chicken Parmigiana from Cooking on the cutting edge. Crock Pot Picnic from Heavenly helpings, seasoned with love : recipes collected from great cooks past and present of White Oak Baptist Church, Archer Lodge, NC. Slow Cooker Chocolate Stout Pot Roast from Well, shut my mouth! : the […]

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Image from A book of favorite recipes. Nut Tid-Bits from Recipes for gourmet eating : a compilation of favorite tested recipes of housewives of Greenville and out of town friends. Mushroom Pinwheels from Company’s coming : a recipe collection from North Carolinians who enjoy company coming. Salmon Ball from Heavenly delights. BLT Dip from Count […]

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It’s hot beverage season!  Battle that morning chill with one of these recipes. Image from Kitchen kapers. Cock-A-Hoop from The lost colony cookbook : 400 years of fine food & feasts in the Old World & the New. Apple Cider from A Taste of the old and the new. Hot Buttered Lemonade from Classic cookbook. Yaupon Tea from The Progressive farmer’s southern cookbook. Lump […]

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Image 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. Foods to Cook Over a Campfire from Favorite fancies cook book. Camper’s Stew from The Farmville cook book. Campfire Bacon and Eggs in a Bag from Cooking in the moment : a year of […]

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Several brave Wilson Library staffers volunteered as chefs and tasters to give their taste buds, stomachs, and comments to this year’s Cookbook Cooking Challenge themed We’ll Be the Judge of That. We once again mined the North Carolina Collection’s bountiful cookbook collection and selected recipes that claim deliciousness, delightfull-ness, heavenly taste, and all around best-ness, […]

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Because gelatin molds are always a conversation starter. Limey Cucumber Salad from Classic cookbook. Date-Grapefruit Globes from Carolina cooking. Fantastic Shrimp Mold from Count our blessings : 75 years of recipes and memories / Myers Park Presbyterian Church. Ham Mousse from Marion Brown’s southern cook book. Mayonnaise Ring from Soup to nuts : a cook […]

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It’s summer in the south and that means fresh fruit!  So run to your local farmers market or grocer, grab your favorite fruit, and try out a new to you recipe.   Fruit Cocktail poem from Kitchen kapers. Fruit Cocktail from Nightingales in the kitchen. Cantaloupe Pond Lilies from Heavenly delights. Blueberry-Pineapple Float from Cooking with berries. Watermelon Ice from Pass the plate : […]

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Summer has come to the Tar Heel State with a bang.  With temps in the upper 90s and heat indexes to the 100s, you could fry an egg on the sidewalk! Poem from Favorite recipes. Baked Eggs in Tomato Cups from What’s left is right : what to do with leftovers when you’re desperate. Chili […]

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