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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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Stretching The Truth

“Nothing ruins the truth like stretching it.” ~ Mama Peggy

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Crunch Top Peach Pie

Crunch Top Peach Pie

Make this crunch top peach pie at the height of the peach season for an amazing experience, with the finest, ripest peaches available. Or you can freeze some of those same fine, ripe peaches, and make this pie year around. Crunch Top Peach Pie   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 8 Prep time: […]

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Peggy’s Song – Video

“Peggy’s Song” features Victoria Sadler on lead vocals and Peggy’s son, Kevin, on acoustic guitar and backing vocals. The two of them, who perform as Windhaven (an acoustic band out of Saint Petersburg, Florida) recorded the song and made the video in tribute to Mama Peggy. The song was written by Eastmountainsouth and was originally […]

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Fruits Of The Spirit

“God loves everyone, but probably prefers ‘fruits of the spirit’ over ‘religious nuts’.” ~ Mama Peggy

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New Potato Salad

New Potato Salad   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Salad Serves: 6 Prep time: 2 hours Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 2 hours 20 mins Print   Ingredients 3 cups low fat yogurt 3 lbs. of small potatoes, scrubbed with skin on, cut in half if large 3 tsp. salt ½ cup sour cream […]

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When My Memory Fails

“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ~ Mama Peggy

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His Presence

Found in Mama Peggy’s belongings – a hand-written poem by her sister, Doretha “Sis” Chaney, who was the resident poet of the family. I may never live to see, My life completely trouble free, Or walk a straight and narrow road, And carry not a heavy load. I’ll never see around a bend, Or riches […]

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Serve God

“Most people want to serve God, but only in an advisory capacity.” ~ Mama Peggy

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Crouton Breaded Chicken

Crouton Breaded Chicken   Author: Peggy Chaney Serves: 4 Prep time: 6 hours Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 6 hours 20 mins Print   Ingredients 2 (4 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts (pounded to ½ inch thickness) ⅓ cup reduced fat buttermilk Olive oil in spray bottle (not from grocery store that contains propellent) […]

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