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Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] In Defense of the Sassafras Thread
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 18:16:31 EDT

In a message dated 10/14/02 4:17:25 AM Pacific Daylight Time,

> My great-grandma's
> dumplings were not dropped by spoonfuls but rolled out like fat noodles,
> a dead giveaway of her Appalachian ancestry

Not Pa Dutch?? They use the dumplings the same way, startled the heck out of
me when first seen <VBG> I grew up on a Tex-Mex/blackeyed peas and corn
bread, english fusion if you want confusion. Food defines who and where we
are from and connects us to our fellows of a region.

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