This book is the story of the author's family through six generations of life in rural East Texas. The antics of real-life characters, the Three Red-Haired Miller Girls, are woven around a fresh, eclectic recipe collection designed to inspire readers to not only prepare these mouth-watering dishes from farm-rich Delta County, Texas, but also to preserve a few from their own family's lore. This book is written in the "Way Back" spirit of James C. Hefley and "Ozark Monk" Hefley, who popularized Hannibal's other "Way Back" books.
Way Back in the Country, in the days of yesteryear, the biggest events around were two-week-long outdoor revivals and box suppers, where the most creative dinner pails took the prize--when food was always a key link in a family's sweet communion. In farm-rich Delta County, Texas, you'll still hear folks speak of the Three Red-Haired Miller Girls, who grew up in those bygone times and whose family remains legedary for its plentiful, inventive cooking. Enter the world of the Miller Girls and their farm kin, as their antics are woven around this fresh, eclectic recipe collection that will make your mouth water as you read. The mishaps and victories of the six generations that encompass these real-life characters will have you laughing, crying, and eager to cook their way and perhaps to preserve a few recipes of your own. Written in the "Way Back" spirit of James C. Hefley and "Ozark Monk" Hefley, who popularized Hannibal's other "Way Back" books.
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