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, as flour and water combine with pan drippings from roast chicken to make a basic gravy. Rich, classic pan gravy adds the perfect finishing touch to many chicken dishes. […]

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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

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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