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Christmas with Boiled Custard: I’ll Have Mine with Calf Slobbers!

One of the ancient Christmas traditions in our family, living near the south bank of the North Fork of the Holston River, in Scott County, Virginia, was to gather in at the old family homeplace.  Granddaddy Ketron was still living … Continue reading

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Ode to Soup Beans and Corn Bread

What is it about Soup Beans? Most Appalachians can tell you what soup beans are:  dinner.  A lot of us have eaten them throughout our lives, as a staple of the mountaineer’s diet.  They’re cheap, you can leave them stewing … Continue reading

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