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The Foxfire Book

Price: $19.95
This volume, the original anthology, celebrates the home life and creative history of Appalachia, featuring sections on hog dressing, log cabin building, soap making, basket weaving, planting by the signs, preserving foods, making butter, snake lore, hunting tales, faith healing, and moonshining.

Table of Contents:
"This is the way I was raised up"

Aunt Arie
Wood
Tools and Skills
Building a Log Cabin
Chimney Building
White Oak Splits
Making a Hamper out of White Oak Splits
Making a Basket out of White Oak Splits
An Old Chair Maker Shows How
Rope, Straw, and Feathers are to Sleep on
A Quilt is Something Human
Soapmaking
Cooking on a Fireplace, Dutch Oven, and Wood Stove
Daniel Manous
Mountain Recipes

Preserving Vegetables

Preserving Fruit
Churning Your Own Butter

Slaughtering Hogs
Curing and Smoking Hog

Recipes for Hog
Weather Signs
Planting by the Signs
The Buzzard and the Dog

Home Remedies
Hunting
Dressing and Cooking Wild Animal Foods

Hunting Tales
Snake Lore
Moonshining as a Fine Art

Faith Healing
Hillard Green


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