Apple butter

Recipe of the Week  Apple butter  Courtesy of Anne Westbrook Dominick   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 5 lbs. apples, stems removed and quartered 2 cups cider or cider vinegar brown sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2...

Just for Kids: Some pioneer recipes

By Lucy Shober Issue #30 • November/December, 1994 Click on pictures for printable, full-sized versions to color. When I was a little girl, I used to visit my grandfather's home town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. He...

Canning chickens for the pantry

By Samantha Biggers Issue #135 • May/June, 2012 For the past three years my husband and I have raised Cornish Cross broilers in chicken tractors on our farm in western North Carolina. This past year we...

The enchanting Chanterelle — Gourmet goodies free from the forest

By Devon Winter Issue #101 • September/October, 2006 They're prized by the world's top chefs. They're served in the most elegant restaurants. You'll pay a pretty penny for them at farmers' markets. Yet they're abundant and...

How to use those leftovers

By Marjorie Burris Issue #58 • July/August, 1999 Congratulations! You've worked hard and have enough food stored away to feed your family, possibly for a year or more. Now, go to your store room, pick up...

Mac’s lamb curry bake

Recipe of the Week  Mac's lamb curry bake  Courtesy of O.E. MacDougal   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1 lb. lamb, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 4+ Tbsp. butter 1 large onion, chopped 2 stalks of...

Apple slaw

Recipe of the Week  Apple slaw  Courtesy of Anne Westbrook Dominick   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 4 cups shredded cabbage 2 large apples, cored and diced (not peeled) 1 small onion, minced 2 Tbsp....

Sweet Potato-Pecan Pie

Recipe of the Week  Sweet Potato-Pecan Pie  Courtesy of Beverly Rossman  Ingredients 9-in. unbaked pie shell 1 cup pecan halves First Layer 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon heavy...

Polish Chicken

Recipe of the Week  Polish Chicken  Ingredients 1 roasting Chicken, cut up, at room temperature 3/4 cup Flour 2 Eggs 1 cup unflavored Breadcrumbs 3 Tbsp. Water 2 cups Sour Cream 5 Tbsp. Butter Salt and Pepper Method Place flour in a bowl and breadbrumbs in...

Lemon-Tarragon Veal

Recipe of the Week  Lemon-Tarragon Veal  Courtesy of Lynzi Porter  Ingredients 1 to 1 1/2 pounds veal scallops, pounded to flatten flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons lemon zest 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6...

Making delicious, unthinkable wines

By Lev G. Fedyniak Issue #110 • March/April, 2010 I love wines. Always have. I've drunk wine, studied wine, written about wine, and collected wine. But I got tired of hearing my back-to-nature friends chide me by...

Hot Artichoke Dip

Recipe of the Week  Hot Artichoke Dip  Courtesy of Frank Felts  Ingredients 1 (14 ounce) can Artichoke Hearts, drained and coarsely chopped 1 cup Parmesan Cheese 8 ounces Cream Cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1/2 Teaspoon dill weed 1/4 teaspoon Garlic, minced Method Preheat...

Española eggs

Recipe of the Week  Española eggs  Courtesy of Jackie Clay   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients Shortening to fry 1 medium onion, sliced 8 Anaheim, Big Jim, or Relleno peppers, green roasted If you want...

Poor man’s shrimp cocktail on perch

Recipe of the Week Poor man’s shrimp cocktail on perch Courtesy of Pat Ward You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking. Click Here Ingredients 3/4 cup ketchup 1 Tbsp. horseradish 2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tbsp. lemon juice Tabasco to...

Gourmet nutrition with beans and rice

<!-- Gourmet nutrition with beans and rice By Richard Blunt --> By Richard Blunt Rice is one of the first grains man domesticated. Today it is one of our most important food sources, accounting for one-fifth of the calories consumed...

Chicken and dumpling stew

Recipe of the Week  Chicken and dumpling stew  Courtesy of Richard Blunt   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Stew Ingredients: 1 cooked, skinned, and boned 5-6 lb. chicken (cut meat into 1/2-inch pieces) 8...