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The Foxfire Book - "Mountain Recipes" and "Preserving Vegetables" Summary & Analysis

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"Mountain Recipes" and "Preserving Vegetables" Summary

The first article in this set, "Mountain Recipes," includes articles for a vast variety of foods easily prepared using a fireplace, Dutch oven, or wood stove. Additionally, many of the recipes included consist of vegetables and seasonings easily found in most vegetable and herb gardens. The first recipe, that of "Brunswick Stew," uses ground meat, potatoes, corn, lima beans, carrots, onions, tomatoes, catsup, chili powder, salt, and pepper. The vegetables used can be canned, since many in this area can their vegetables for the winter months. Additionally, the finished stew can be canned for use in the winter months.

This article also contains recipes for leather breeches beans, cooked cabbage, fried potatoes, okra, October beans, fried pumpkin, and squash blossoms. For hominy, Mrs. Algie Norton suggests beginning...

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