About Peggy

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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Chicken Gravy

Chicken Gravy

This is a simple chicken gravy which goes great over dressing, turkey or chicken. Sometimes simplest is best, and that just might be the case here. Rich, classic-tasting gravy adds the perfect finishing touch to many turkey and chicken dishes. Chicken Gravy   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Side Dishes Cuisine: Southern Serves: 10 Prep […]

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Christmas – 2011

Here we are again. Seems before we know it,  another year has gone!  THE YEAR OF OUR LORD’S BIRTH!  I am proud to announce to the world that HE is my risen Lord and He has allowed me 78  yrs. to enjoy Christmas again and again! Ain’t GOD good??? I have three brothers and five […]

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Coconut Pie

Coconut Pie

I tell you folks, there’s nothing I like better than a homemade coconut pie! The bought ones are delicious, but I don’t know why, homemade ones have a different something!! Maybe thoughts of your mama and the ones she made! I thought no one could beat my mama’s cooking!

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Orange Crush Pound Cake Frosting

Orange Crush Pound Cake Frosting   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Print   This is the frosting recipe for the “Orange Crush Pound Cake”. Ingredients 1 (3 oz.) pkg. Cream Cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar ½ tsp. vanilla flavoring ½ tsp. orange flavoring Instructions Mix […]

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Orange Crush Pound Cake

Orange Crush Pound Cake

This pound cake is a wonderful throwback to a Southern childhood. What kid in the South didn’t grow up drinking Orange Crush?

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Vegetable Casserole

Delicious casserole!  I believe it will be one of your favorites! ~ Mama Peggy Vegetable Casserole   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Casserole Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 30 mins Print   Ingredients 1 can white shoe peg corn, drained 1 French style green beans, drained 1 can […]

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Orange Fluff Salad

I ran across this salad a while back and I love to try recipes of this kind!  Switch the ingredients around a bit, and try it different ways! Like a different kind of jello and a different fruit!  I believe it will be one of your favorite salads on Holidays!  Simple but Delicious! Thanks, ~ […]

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Sweet Potato Pound Cake 2

Sweet Potato Pound Cake   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 12 Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 1 hour 10 mins Total time: 1 hour 30 mins Print   (Optional Icing) 8 oz. cream cheese, softened at room temp. Beat in ½ cup sugar, then beat in 1 cup powdered sugar. Fold in […]

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Homestyle Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole has  also been a staple on the Thanksgiving table for a lot of years!  Well!  This is a newer version!  It will be on my Thanksgiving table!  I hope you try it!  I haven’t been able to work on my website for a long period because of sickness in our family! I […]

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Squash Casserole

Ingredients: 4 lb yellow squash, sliced 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped 1 cup (4 oz.) freshly shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. chopped basil 1 tsp. garlic salt 1 tsp. black pepper 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups soft breadcrumbs, divided 1 -1/4 cups (5 oz.) shredded Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp. […]

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