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--Appalachia Thanksgiving traditions include candy roaster pie


From the Maryville Tennessee Daily Times 11-28-2992 by staff writer Thomas Fraser, this article is the result of an interview with the mother-in-law of Appalachian State's Appalachian Cultural Museum director Chuck Watkins. Her name is Lela Belle Wilson.

--Changing Appalachian foodways: perceived changes and rationale for food habits of Appalachian Ohioans


Reports response to a questionnaire indicating some mainstreaming of eating habits among older adults in Appalachian Ohio. Includes a literature review and references.

--Cultural Diversity: Eating in America, Appalachia


Full Text of an Ohio State University Extension Fact sheet on food habits and dietary guidelines for the Appalachian region.

--Food in Appalachia


An issue of Mountain Promise newsletter, including recipes and articles on regional foodways.