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This is one of the best ways I know to start a day of working out in the yard.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted 1 egg, lightly beaten In a mixing bowl, stir together the dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and add the remaining ingredients. Stir, starting at the center and gradually mixing […]

Blueberry Breakfast Bars

Ingredients: 1 pound (4 oz.) flour, all purpose 1 tblsp. (1/2 oz.) baking powder 1-1/2 tsp (1/4 oz.) salt 8 oz. stick margarine or butter, softened 1 lb. granulated sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 8 oz. milk, low fat 10 oz. oats, quick cooking 1 lb. blueberries, frozen, unsweetened 12 oz. corn/rice […]

Braid Coffee Cake

A holiday tradition in our family. These make great gifts.

This is always a Christmas morning tradition at our house. I wish I got it more than once a year, though!


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. Liver Pudding has a smoother consistency and uses meat other than the liver.

Blueberry Muffins

Classic blueberry muffins

Creamy Cheese Grits

A hearty morning variable on an old standby, Grits.

Kentucky Burgoo

Burgoo is a thick, rich stew that is probably Kentuckys best known dish. Lamb is often the meat of choice for Burgoo, although beef can be substituted if you prefer. 1 fat hen (about 4 pounds) 2 pounds lamb, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 quarts water 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper […]

Rabbit Stew

Ingredients: 2 cups buttermilk 1 rabbit flour salt and pepper 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup corn 2 large potatoes, cubed 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 large onion, diced 2 cups fresh tomatoes Directions: Cut rabbit into pieces. Marinate in buttermilk for 2 hours; drain. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt and pepper. Dredge rabbbit pieces […]