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Cherokee Fry Bread

Before I left home for the first time, I sat down with my mother’s recipe box and wrote down my favorite dishes. One of the dishes I copied was Cherokee Fry Bread. 273 more words


Fry Bread Nation

In a climate of extreme high temperatures, strong winds, and minimal rainfall  it’s a challenge to develop a rich cuisine. Only the hardiest plants survive leaving little for animals to eat, which limits their population as well—food for humans is scarce. 883 more words

Southwestern Cuisine

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Bacon Pemmican: A Modern Twist on Ancient Native American Jerky

Summer road trips are a family tradition this time of year.  But along with the fun comes mile after mile and hour after hour in close quarters. 792 more words


Trying Taíno Smokehouse

To kick off season 3 of CT Snapshot, we decided to review Taíno Smokehouse in Middletown. While several smokehouses exist in Connecticut,  Taíno Smokehouse stood out to us because of the history behind its name. 425 more words

Barbecue Connecticut

Honey & Poblano Corn Muffins

The tastiest corn muffin I ever had, I ate when I was a little girl at a homestyle-cooking type chain restaurant called Cracker Barrel.  For those of you who aren’t familiar,  567 more words

American Cuisine