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Skillet Fried: A Whole Different Beast

Skillet Fried: A Whole Different Beast

Not every mountain farm had a cow or a pig, but virtually every household had a flock of chickens and they most often graced the Sunday table.

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Albino Skunk Festival

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A slight breeze awoke me from my slumber one recent Saturday morning. Swaying in the hammock, I looked upward while the first sunshine of the day sprinkled through the branches all tangled high above. more

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Smoky Mountain Living is proud to bring you the recipes of Ronni Lundy, an Appalachian author and editor whose work has been honored with two James Beard Foundation awards. more

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Traditional Tastes of the Mountains

Fred Sauceman

You can find Himalayan eggplant in Asheville, North Carolina. You can find Indian street food. You can find Korean seafood pancakes. In my home county in East Tennessee, there are three Vietnamese restaurants. Pho is now commonplace. more

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Wanderliciousness

Josh Brown photo

A network of winding backroads interlaces the foreboding geography of Southern Appalachia from Virginia to Alabama. more

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Kilt Lettuce and a Spring Celebration

Photo by Fred Sauceman

Mary Waldrop kneels beside a brook in Unicoi County, Tennessee. She has spotted something. It’s a bright green plant, a welcome sight after a long winter. The edges of its leaves are serrated. We’ve come, on this day in early May, to dig ramps. more

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“What’s the deal with all the pancakes?” With apologies to Jerry Seinfeld, we really don’t know, but let’s find out! more

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Gregg Roth photo

Like a tumbleweed from his native Texas, Rodney Crowell has bounced and rolled along through life to wherever the four winds of the cosmos push him. more

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Bobby Hicks

Pat Franklin photo

A magical music jam occurs every Thursday evening in downtown Marshall, North Carolina, often hosted by Grammy winner Bobby Hicks. more

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SML is pleased to feature recipes from featured restaurants, chefs — even some oldies!