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Peggy Chaney was best known as cook and co-owner of Peggy's Restaurant in Kings Mountain, North Carolina (which she and her sister, Loretta, ran for over two decades). You can find her pages on Google+, Twitter and Facebook. One of eleven siblings, she was the daughter of a Baptist preacher, and was well remembered for her kind spirit and regard for others. Her genuine warmth and grace is sorely missed.

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Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

The best dessert ever for fans of peanut butter. This rich pie is loved by kids and adults alike! And what’s not to love? It’s peanut butter!

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Old-Fashioned Baked Beans

Old-Fashioned Baked Beans

This baked beans recipe is more work than some others, but the first time you taste slow-cooked baked beans, you’ll agree they’re worth the trouble! This is how grandma made them, for family reunions and picnics.

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

No recipe collection is complete without sweet potato casserole. But the debate continues. Is it a side dish? Or is it a dessert? We should make some and see if we can figure this out!

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Oyster Stew

Old-Fashioned Oyster Stew

This is just a good, simple oyster stew recipe. No muss, no fuss. And it’s delicious! Oyster stew is best when it’s kept simple. Don’t you think?

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Lemon Pound Cake

Old Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake

This is the perfect lemon pound cake for folks like a little of that lemon zing. It’s not as super-sweet as most of the lemon pound cake recipes our there.

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Fried Chicken Strips

Fried Chicken Strips

A delicious fried chicken strips recipe that you’ll be proud to serve to your whole family. Serve these up with some mashed potatoes for some good, down-home eating.

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How to Cook Grits

How to Cook Grits

Whenever the subject of grits come up, Southerners quickly divide into politely disagreeable camps. Which are best? What’s the proper way to eat grits? Well, that depends. There are lots of different ideas about how to cook grits.

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Fried Okra

Fried Okra

No proper Southern upbringing is complete without Fried Okra. It’s easy to make, and fried okra makes a wonderful side dish to just about any meal.

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Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak

While it’s not specifically a Southern thing, you’d find pepper steak on a lot of plates in the South. It’s such a quick, easy dish that no recipe collection is complete without it.

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Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

Here’s a no-fuss recipe for delicious apple butter, which you can partly make overnight while you sleep. It’s hard to beat good, old-fashioned slow-cooker apple butter 5.0 from 1 reviews Slow-Cooker Apple Butter   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Side Dish Serves: 3 pints Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 8 hours Total time: 8 […]

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