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Swell Cooking

As a 10-year-old girl, Barbara Swell already had a sense for the meaning of family recipes and the meals they make. A lifetime of collecting and cooking has rendered her a sort of one-woman preservation society for old-fashioned cooking. more »

Oct 18, 2012 by in Food & Flavors (1 Comments)

Cider pairs with food, in this tasting at Foggy Ridge, just as wines are enjoyed with certain flavors.

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In Search of Cider

An old mountain libation – with its roots in the days before grapes were widely grown in the Southern Appalachians – is making a comeback at several spots in the Blue Ridge region. more »

Jul 1, 2012 by in Food & Flavors