The True History of the Tennessee Green Pod Bean A Classic Appalachian Ingredient Sometimes a bean lives a dual life, prospering under two names for decades, just because seed companies like to brand items as their own. Such was the case with the Tennessee Green Pod Bean a.k.a…
Blackberry Jam Cake Sometimes the association of particular foods with particular places becomes so intense that it becomes emblematic: Maryland Crab…
Some Tennessee Cookbooks Prior to 1970 numbers of local cooks, church women’s groups, and civic organizations published state or regional cookbooks. The…
Fish Chowder Many culinary crimes were committed under this general designation. In the coastal eating houses of the American Northeast, those with the…
Clam Chowder At the turn of the 20th century an old New Yorker, a true born Knickerbocker , bemoaned the state of chowder in Manhattan. “hot greasy…
ISSUE 60, CHOWDERS, Part 4: Chicken ChowderChicken Chowder According to New England legend, Chicken Chowder was the creation of the female keeper of Atlantic House at Siasconet on the eas…
Corn Chowder Originally made with “green corn,” that is a dent field corn in the milk stage cut from the cob, corn chowder became a national dish in the…
Lobster Chowder Chowder is the great forbidden food. It double violates the Old Testament dietary laws found in Leviticus. The mingling of milk and…
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