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for Carolina Country Vol. 32 Issue 11, Nov 2000
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In the 1930s, when electricity was introduced to the North Carolina countryside, people went around explaining all the new appliances that were coming into the lives of rural families. Pansy Dillard, a member of the Sylva 4-H Club in 1939, embarked on a learning project that involved giving demonstrations on the wonders and benefits of electricity. She kept a record of her project and created a book called, “My 4-H Records in Rural Electrification.”
This article presents a selection of the finest family recipes in North Carolina. Citizens share their stories and recipes, and describe the meaning of the dishes. Several of the recipes are for pork chops, jam cake, cornbread, molasses cake, honey buns, and spaghetti.