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Appetizing Traditions of Arkansas

A mess of "salit," dipper gourd hoecake, ham and sweet 'taters, catfish and hushpuppies, wild duck with rice dressing, chicken and dumplings, buttermilk biscuits, sorghum gingerbread, hill country wedding cake and dozens of other recipes reflect the heritage of Arkansas. The people who live in each part of the state have shared recipes for this collection. Some were handed down by word of mouth from generation to generation. Others were culled from old files. Included are cherished secrets from the yellowed pages of treasured "receipt books."

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