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Days Gone By - stories from the past

Recipe Wednesday: Glazed Louisiana Yams

Glazed Louisiana Yams 1 can yams 7 T. margarine 3 T. lemon juice 3 T. honey or 4 1/2 T. brown sugar 1/ 1/2…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards’ grandson resided in Alabama and is related to Alabama Governor

On June 21, 1865 -President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis Parsons a provisional Alabama governor.  Parsons, the grandson of Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards, moved…

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No bacon or grease for the beans and cabbage? This was the solution in early days of Alabama

CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By Rev. J. D. Anthony Part V A clipping from the Gadsden Times (Transcribed from The…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF – (Fix-it-Friday): Imagine having to dye all your clothes like our ancestors did – Here are some of their recipes

We take colors in our clothes for granted today but our ancestors had to dye their clothes for colors.  Here are a few of their…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF: (Fix-it Friday) Our ancestors knew how to recycle, even how to recycle popcorn – Have you ever tried any of these?

Here are some interesting recycling tips from the past:   "Do not throw away that old popcorn. If you can't make it pop, put…