Appalachian Stories

From Grandma’s reciepes to great hiking trails to scary stories to tell at the campfire, you’ll find it all right here as you explore mountain life.

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Mountain Guacamole

[print-me] Mountain Guacamole - Not your ordinary avocado A spin on your ordinary guacamole, a little extra fire, and flavor.  Kick it up a notch, fire it up. Great with your favorite chip or veggie stick.  Also make a great condiment for your burger, chicken or...

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Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf

[print-me] Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf If you are looking for a new spin on an old favorite, a stuffed meatloaf with one of AJ’s Barbecue Sauces will be one to remember.  The savory smell and melted cheese will immediately get your taste buds tingling. The sweet, smoky...

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Chicken with Lime & Spicy Campfire Seasoning

Chicken with Lime & Spicy Campfire Seasoning

Chicken with Lime & Spicy Campfire Seasoning

Spice can be nice on a cold, rainy, winter day, or during those hot summer days, and this chicken with Spicy Campfire Seasoning does not disappoint.  The sweet and spice balance out to create a savory flavor with enough heat to warm up your soul on a cold day, yet adds a kick of life to those hot summer days along with your perfect beverage.

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Virginia’s Triple Crown of Hiking

Virginia’s Triple Crown of Hiking

In Southwest Virginia sits the Triple Crown of Virginia. Explore the Quartzite rock formations of Dragon’s Tooth, experience the breathtaking panoramic view of McAfee Knob, and challenge yourself to a 7.7-mile long hike through Tinker Mountain on the Tinker Cliffs.

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5th Generation Milroy Farms Keeps Maple Syrup Local

5th Generation Milroy Farms Keeps Maple Syrup Local

When people think of maple syrup, most think of New England or specifically Vermont and with good reason. For a couple hundred or more years, those areas have been producing most of the maple syrup here in the good old USA. However, there’s another state that produces large quantities of some of the best maple syrup you ever poured over a pancake. That state is Pennsylvania. As a matter of fact, Pennsylvania is at least the number six producer of syrup in the US and gaining.

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