In all my years as a park ranger, bumming meals daily for 25 years from picnickers and campers, these are the finest-tasting baked beans Ive ever eaten. Right out of Appalachia and a super covered dish.
This is just plain old great fried chicken that also has super eye appeal. My little chicken frying tricks assure that the coating stays on and that the chicken will be juicy and tender. Prep time includes the first flour marinade.
If you were raised in the South, you grew up eating stewed potatoes a couple of times a month, if not every week. With cornbread and blackeyed peas? Omit bacon grease and use almond milk and vegan butter.
West Virginia Funeral Cake recipe - bringing food as comfort is a traditional offering and this cake is no exception. Read about the history which may be one of the origins of bringing food to the bereaved. Recipe is pretty good too.