Stoking the Fire: Cheddar Chive Drop Biscuits

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Is there anything more southern than a good, homemade biscuit? Okay, there’s lots of things that are quintessentially “southern.” But it’s hard to think of traditional southern food without thinking of biscuits. Fried chicken and biscuits. Chicken on a biscuit. … Continued

Stoking the Fire: Hoppin’ John

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Happy New Year! In her later years, my Grandmother always had black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. This is a common tradition in the Southern US that’s supposed to bring good luck in the coming year. She was born and … Continued

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Welcome to The Historical Housewife! Here you’ll find posts from my travels to various historical house museums, along with a profile of the lady, or ladies, of the house, and domestic hobbies, skills or recipes that said ladies would have … Continued