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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 ...
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.
|Chapter 1||Enter, Little Red||11|
|Chapter 2||The Cotton Gin Scare||16|
|Chapter 3||The Tale of Little Button||20|
|Golden Corn Bread||23|
|Chapter 4||Screaming Bloody Murder||24|
|Lemon Ice-Box Pie||29|
|Chapter 5||Roll, Jordan, Roll||30|
|Oven-Crisp Fried Chicken||34|
|Chapter 6||The Missing Ring||35|
|Chapter 7||Walking Papa Home||40|
|Chapter 8||The Four Peas||47|
|Chapter 9||Sunday Dinner and the Dime-Store Dishes||50|
|Chapter 10||That Little Thing||54|
|Velvety Cheese Soup||56|
|Chapter 11||The New Cousin||57|
|Texas Corny Dip||60|
|Chapter 12||The Great Christmas-Tree Caper||61|
|Chapter 13||Tuna Fish and the Marriage Proposal||66|
|Chapter 14||One Day in January||70|
|Chapter 15||To Bed with the Chickens and Brainpower||75|
|Chapter 16||Thank You, God and Comfort Food||79|
|Chapter 17||Forever Summer in the Country||83|
|Miller-Harris Family Tree||90|
|Appetizers and Snacks, Beverages, Jellies||97|
|Main Dish Recipes||139|
Posted August 26, 2006
Kay writes clearly and concisely, yet puts heart into her writing. My own family's history closely parallels hers, so it was with a great deal of nostalgia that I read every story and recipe.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.