Category: tales

Chasin’ Fireflies

In the Shenandoah Valley, summer was full of warm breezes. We didn’t have an air conditioner until I was much older, so we stayed outside in the evenings as long as we could, usually way past dark. Mom would hang blankets over the windows…

Baking up sweet memories

Mary made Rice Pudding and bread pudding all the time. It was creamy and sweet and seemed to take forever to make. It probably didn’t but something that good was hard to wait for. Sometimes she would serve it warm, but usually, it was…

We all scream for snowcream

You scream, I scream, we all scream for snowcream!

In the mood for comfort food

This weekend it has been rainy and cold. I don’t think we’ve been outside the house for more than an hour total. It’s been a great weekend to just stay in and cook. Mick talked to his mom this morning and the first thing…

The proof is in the Cornbread

The proof is in the cornbread.

Yuletide Tales and Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies taste like Christmas, but when you bake them your whole house smells like Christmas!

June’s Prapple Crisp

June made us Apple and Pear Crisp, so of course we renamed it Prapple Crisp!

The Appalachian Tale

Memories, recipes, and Tales of an Appalachian Boy.