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Honeysuckle Blossom Jelly Recipe

Honeysuckle Jelly

Liver Mush | | One of North Carolina's best loved breakfast foods is that Poor Boy's Pate',Liver Mush.This delicacy,fried crisp and served with grits and scrambled eggs,is a wonderful way to start the day.Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe. | I thought, why haven't I heard of this? Because I'm from Georgia, lol.

Liver Mush Recipe |

Home made Hog Head Cheese - Georgia Outdoor News Forum

Home made Hog Head Cheese - Georgia Outdoor News Forum

Hogshead-cheese, some saltine crackers & a glass of sweet tea

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This Scrapple Recipe comes from a 1936 vintage cookbook. (The Pennsylvania Dutch were actually Deutsch-German.)

Scrapple Recipe

Very old-fashioned. Very southern. Biscuit Pudding From @Lana Stuart | Never Enough Thyme www.lanascooking.... #biscuits #southern #desserts

Biscuit Pudding from Never Enough Thyme

HOT MILK CAKE: One old fashioned recipe that I have found is a version of a depression recipe. Simple, but oh so good.

Hot Milk Cake - Lynn's Kitchen Adventures

Soft & Chewy Molasses Crinkles - My favorite Christmas Cookie!

Soft & Chewy Molasses Crinkles

Saving room for dessert: Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Saving room for dessert: Old-Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Pulled Golden Molasses Taffy Recipe

Pulled Golden Molasses Taffy

Old-fashioned potato candy. Only 3 ingredients! #holiday #candy #recipe

Recipe: 3-ingredient Potato Candy

AUNT BILL'S BROWN CANDY Original recipe. This is a word-for-word version that ran in the Dec. 19, 1931, edition of The Oklahoman. Sounds really good!

Aunt Bill's Brown Candy is a holiday tradition

How to Cook During an Economic Depression, Depression Recipes and Cooking Tips

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  • Butch Pemberton
    Butch Pemberton

    I love good ole fashion recipes

You'll love this Okra, Corn and Tomatoes recipe from North Carolina innkeeper Chloe Tuttle |

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Cracklins used to be common fare on southern tables. Sometimes you have to go back to your roots and eat the food of your heritage. My folks and the neighboring farm families had hog killings in the winter and they made cracklins/cracklings. So in cold weather we ate cracklin bread. Buy the cracklins without skins, your teeth will thank you. Don't think cracklins are just for us down home folks anymore. Emeril Lagasse has a recipe on how to make Cracklins and a Cracklin Bread recipe!

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Old-School Cornbread recipe! Some otherwise reasonable Southerners will argue that cornbread is no good without sugar in it. I suspect many of these folks would repent if they had a chance to taste the kind made in a cast-iron skillet with stone ground cornmeal and real buttermilk.

The Return of Real Buttermilk | Garden and Gun
  • Tami Baker
    Tami Baker

    It has been my experience that Southerners DON'T believe that sugar should be added.

  • Debi Griffin
    Debi Griffin

    True...southerners like cornbread without sugar and with bacon grease...

Cushaw pie is an old southern recipe. Recently cushaw has been a forgotten gourd but now I am growing it in my garden.

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~ Potato Candy, I learned to make this candy from my mother-in-law, it is an old southern recipe, very easy to make and I make it every year at Christmas.

grandmother's potato candy | the merry gourmet
  • Angelique Swords
    Angelique Swords

    My husbands family make this for Christmas to. It is so good! So happy i have a recipe now!

Poet Sylvia Plath's favorite: Tomato Soup Cake Recipe. This dates back to the early 1920's and at times has been called Depression Era Husband Cake and also Mystery Cake. A rich spice cake similar to carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting.

Review of Poet Sylvia Plath's Tomato Soup Cake Recipe

Biscuits with cracklings-old recipe (translator on sidebar)

Biscuits with cracklings-old recipe

Grandmother's Coconut Pie Recipe | Just A Pinch Recipes

Grandmother's Coconut Pie

Pickled Beets from This is a recipe that has been passed down in my family from my great-grandmother, to my grandmother, to my mom, and now to me! I am so glad to have this family favorite! I have now become the designated "pickled beets" preparer in our family!

Pickled Beets Recipe -

My Grandmother’s Ice Box Cookie Recipe | Welcome Company

My Grandmother's Ice Box Cookie Recipe

Squash pickles are a family favorite - using a recipe from my grandmother, this 24HR version brought about a tangy taste, almost like a cross of bread n butter with hamburger chips.

Squash Pickle Recipe - 24 hour recipe | Drick's Rambling Cafe

One of my favorites to make for my grandmother... Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Blackberry Cobbler |