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Apple Butter

Not My Grandma’s Apple Butter

My grandma ate lots and lots of apple butter.  Brown and thick, she would spread it over toast, on crackers and honestly with just about anything.  She loved her apple butter.  She offered to share her prized jar of apple butter but I would politely turn it down and reach for the grape jelly.  As […]

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Happy Fall

Happy Fall

Determined to get to the mountains at least once this fall, I woke everyone up very early last Saturday and we piled in the car to see some fall color in the trees and to buy some apples.  As we drove it got closer and closer to our destination we could see less and less. […]

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Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew

We went to Ellijay, Georgia to Colonel Poole’s BBQ.  I love their Brunswick stew.   Colonel Poole’s sits at the base of a hill studded with pig cutouts with people’s names on them.  You can buy a pig and it will be posted at an unspecified date in an unspecified location which keeps you coming […]

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