Food is and was an important part of Blue Ridge Mountain Life.  There are many unique recipes here that come from years and years of tradition.

Our Mountain Recipes article series features Blue Ridge Mountain recipes, Appalachian recipes, and other popular “comfort food” recipes.

Cheesy Bacon Corn Chowder

With Fall here, and colder weather moving in, it's time to break out the soups and chowders.  This Cheesy Bacon Corn Chowder Recipe is really easy to make, and tastes absolutely delicious! Cheesy Bacon Corn Chowder Recipe Ingredients: 4 ...
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Cherokee Indian Taco Recipe

If you've ever been to Cherokee, NC, I'm sure you've seen the signs for Cherokee Indian Tacos.   They are delicious.   Indian Tacos are traditional frybread, covered with whatever toppings you like.  Traditional Indian Taco toppings are: Chili, fresh ...
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Maple Snow Cream Recipe

With all of snow in the US this week, I thought it might be fun to share our Snow Cream Recipe with you.  Growing up in Vermont, I actually never tried snow cream.  I first had it after I met Jenn and she made it.  But I did add a Vermont twist to ...
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Creamy Cheddar and Bacon Macaroni Recipe – The best you’ll ever eat

Hey BRML readers, it's Larry.   I don't do the majority of cooking in the house, but I do like to cook a few times a month when I can.  One of my favorite recipes (Dad's specialty as the kids call it) is my homemade Macaroni and Cheese.   I have a ...
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Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

One of our kids most favorite desserts during the holidays is Chocolate Pecan Pie.   This desert is usually the first to go.   The pie is simply delicious and a fantastic "twist" on the traditional Pecan Pie recipe.  The best part?  It's very easy to ...
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Overnight Mountain Chili

With winter just on the horizon and the colder temperatures beginning to settle in here in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it's the perfect weather for Chili.   The internet of course if full of Chili recipes, but we're going to share a trick with you ...
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Chocolate Eclair Cake

Although, this recipe seems to have made it’s way across the internet like wildfire in many different versions, I first tried this chocolate eclair when I was around twelve years old.  The church I grew up in would have Sunday dinner at least once a ...
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Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Due to all of the rain in the North Carolina mountains this year, this raspberry and blackberry plants are producing an exceptional amount of blackberries.  They are everywhere!   We've gone out a number of times over the past few weeks and returned ...
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Mountain Raspberry Cheesecake recipe

We still have lots of raspberries left in the freezer and our kids continue to pick more and bring them home.  Well, at least what's left over after they've eaten most of them! I was working in my office yesterday and suddenly smelled something ...
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Mountain Raspberry Cream Cheese Danish

Right now in the NC Mountains, walking a few feet and not seeing either Raspberry or Blackberry bushes ready for picking is almost an impossible feat.   They are all up and down the roads leading to our home, and in many places on our property and ...
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