School Lunch, A Cooking Class

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It was an honor to host a class from Pigeon Forge High School. For lunch, we cooked homemade chicken noodle soup, cornbread muffins, and some delicious apple dumplings! This was the perfect fall lunch. Thanks to the staff at Pigeon Forge High School for allowing me the opportunity to share my recipes with these awesome […]

A Great Way to Start Your Day

Blackberry Cobbler

We get the pleasure of connecting with some of the sweetest people in our cooking classes! Fun fact…Did you know that cobblers were originally served for breakfast? Yes! You can start your day out with this sweet delicious goodness. We like our blackberry cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy your day.

New Products Just In!

Pottery

Come visit our Appalachian Gift Store. We have some lovely handmade pottery. I can’t get over the adorable egg separators! These are so unique and quite handy! We also have butter bowls, canning funnels, bacon cookers, and apple cooking bowls. Come browse our store for a Smoky Mountain souvenir or unique gift.

Dressings, Salsas, Jams & More!

Apple Butter at the Smoky Mountain School of Cooking Appalachian Store.

We’ve got a whole line of dressings, salsas, jams, and Apple Butter too! We’re looking forward to seeing you soon! Our Appalachian Store is open Monday-Saturday, 10am until 5pm.

Handmade Gourd Birdhouses

hand-painted gourd birdhouses

Check out these hand-painted gourd birdhouses. These were handmade by an Appalachian artist. Fun fact – gourd houses were used by native Americans for housing purple Martins centuries ago. These birdhouses are lovely enough to be used as a decorative centerpiece in your home.

We’re Now Open!

Smoky Mountain School of Cooking, Appalachian Store, and Cafe interior..

Come see us! Our Appalachian Store is open 10am until 5pm, and our café is open 10am until 2pm. You can find our class schedules and book online on the Cooking Classes page.

Now Booking Classes Online!

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We’re happy to announce that our online booking is now live. We have added a safe and secure online form to book your Demonstration or Hands-on classes. Our course offerings will be expanding over the coming months, so check back soon if you don’t see a class that will fit your schedule.

Country Girl Candles, We’ve Got ‘Em!

country-girl-candle

We love these candles! They smell divine! We have these available for purchase in our store. Stop by when we open the last weekend in July and get yours. You can see more from Country Girl Candles on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CountryGirlCandles21

Appalachian Cornbread

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This Classic Southern Cornbread is an essential part of any supper in Appalachia. This is one side you’ll always see at the table at my grandmother’s house, as it is my family’s go-to comfort food. You’ll always want to heat up your oil before making cornbread. 5 cup self-rising cornmeal3 cup all-purpose flour5 cup milk1 […]

Brown Sugar Black Walnut Cake

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The best way to crack black walnuts is by letting them dry in the sun and then driving over them with a car (says my mother, who has done her share of black walnut shelling). They’re way more expensive to buy at the grocery store already shelled, but also so much easier to work with. […]