Chicken and dumplings are true comfort food. It’s a dish that’s not confined to Appalachia, but the Appalachian version of this recipe has dumplings that are often called “slicks” which are more like thick noodles than balls of dough. This is a temporary test recipe taken from a website. Not to be used as is. […]
The first vegetables to show up after a long winter in Appalachia are wild greens like lettuces. And one of the traditional ways to serve the greens are in a wilted, or “killed,” salad. Cook some bacon, pour the warm bacon grease over the lettuce, top with the bacon and maybe an egg for comfort […]
Appalachian cooking is simple cooking, and it doesn’t get much simpler than this one pot meal that will feed a crowd for little cost. 1 Pork roast (loin or Boston)Au ju (or bouillon)1 Package noodles This is temporary filler text just for design purposes. There may be, or there may not be recipes on this […]
A very simple recipe that makes a great dessert or breakfast treat. These sweet biscuits can work with any fruit topping or try a little honey or jam, you can’t go wrong! 3 cups self-rising flour1 cup sugar3/4 cup butter1 egg3//4 cup milkSalt??? Mix flour, sugar, and butter together… This is temporary filler text to […]
A wonderful summer dish! (or anytime you can get fresh tomatoes). We like to make it in a cast iron skillet, but any heavy baking dish will do. 2 large tomatoesSalt Slice tomatoes and lay on paper towel. Sprinkle with salt (to help remove moisture) and let sit for 10-15 minutes. Dab with more paper […]
Tim Farmer’s County Kitchen films a segment at the Smoky Mountain School of Cooking! Tim Farmer has been on the airwaves for over 20 years, winning 5 Emmy awards and entertaining audiences with his journeys across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Tim Farmer’s Country Kitchen is starting its 7th season and has already been nominated for […]
It was an honor to have Tim Farmer and his film crew at the Cooking School filming for an upcoming segment on Tim Farmer’s Country Kitchen. We were excited to share some of our Appalachian recipes with him.
Today we celebrate Father’s Day with an Apple Cake. This recipe is simple but always yields a delicious moist cake. It’s a crowd pleaser in our family! You’ve got to try it. We will feature this Apple Cake in our store once we open.
We’ve made some progress this week. When entering the store, we designed and constructed an old one-room schoolhouse where our cooking classes will take place. We love the way it turned out! Our black bears will be happy to great you.
We have a great crew working in our gardens at the store this week. We’re sprucing things up around the property in anticipation of your upcoming visit. We hope to see you soon!