Appalachian BBQ Dinner: celebrating BBQ in the East

Stretching from the southern tier of New York state to northern Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia, many who live in this region will argue it holds the country’s best BBQ. Appalachian cooking is one the oldest and most constant forms of American cookery with deep roots running as far back as 15,000 years ago. This first BBQ dinner of the season will explore foods native to the Appalachia area, exploring different flavors and tastes from this mountain region.

The Menu

Appetizers
Sally Lunn Bread
Souse Meat (hog’s head cheese)

Salads and Entrees
Pickled Corn Salad
Radishes & Cucumbers
Lye Hominy Salad
Green Beans & Bacon
Tar Heel BBQ’d Razorback
Fire Roasted Rabbit with Sorghum
Lavender Mountain Spoon Bread
Pot Likker & Dumplings
Kentucky Chow-Chow

Breads
Angel Biscuits
Sweet Potato Biscuits

Desserts
Blackberry Dumplings
Scuppernong Pie
Pawpaw Pudding
Virginia Coffee Syllabub