Pa Dubie’s Tater Soup

*This recipe is more than 90 years old. 1 quart potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 med. onion, chopped bacon pieces and drippings for seasoning as desired salt and pepper water cornmeal chopped green onions, optional Peel and chop about 1-quart potatoes. Cook with a...

Ma Dubie’s Hot Bean Dumplings

This is my grandmother’s *Ollie Pear Woods* recipe from the old days when survival meant using EVERYTHING. left-over pinto beans made real juicy with extra water lots of red or green peppers {Grandma Woods grew her own} biscuit dough rolled out very thin and cut...

Sassy Sassafras Tea

  Sassafras Root Water (at least 1 quart) Cream and sugar (optional) Dig up several roots from a sassafras tree (or order online). Rinse thoroughly until clean. Depending on the size of the root(s), place in a large pot or teakettle. Boil to desired strength. The...

Skillet Cookery: Mexican CornBread

1 cup frozen corn kernels (or 1 16 oz. can cream-style corn & don’t add the milk, or add sparingly) 1 small onion, chopped 2 eggs, beaten 1/3 cup melted shortening + (2 Tbls. for the skillet) 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. salt 1 Tbls....