Tag: appalachian

Life’s a peach, Dumplin’

Charlie and Mary had a couple of peach trees on their property, so peaches were plentiful every summer. In the spring I’d sometimes help Charlie dust the trees with sevin, but usually he didn’t want me to get it all over me. And sometimes… Continue Reading “Life’s a peach, Dumplin’”

June’s Prapple Crisp

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

Appalachians are the salt of the earth

Last week I went to New York City for work. It was the first time I had been and it was a bit overwhelming at first. I had always wanted to go and am very grateful for the opportunity. We went for a food… Continue Reading “Appalachians are the salt of the earth”

Grandmaw’s handwritten recipes

I told you a couple of weeks ago on social media that I had an announcement to make and if you hadn’t already guessed what it was, its that I am writing a cookbook to go along with this blog! I know I told… Continue Reading “Grandmaw’s handwritten recipes”

It all started with a hump in the floor.

Well, we’ve started another major renovation at our house. This time it’s the kitchen. It was just about a year ago that we did the bathroom. The contractor says it will take about a month and we are half way into it. Things are… Continue Reading “It all started with a hump in the floor.”

Stinking’ to high heaven

It’s really warmed up the last few days around East Tennessee, where I live today. We went up to mom & dad’s this morning and found mom in the garage splitting kindling. When I refer to mom & dad in the present day, it’s… Continue Reading “Stinking’ to high heaven”

The Appalachian Tale

Memories, recipes, and Tales of an Appalachian Boy.