A real stick-to-your-ribs mountain recipe in which plain old pinto beans are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.
When California native Joan E. Aller moved to the mountains of east Tennessee, she immediately felt like she had come home. Aller has dedicated herself to preserving the beauty, culture, and traditions of the region through photography, painting, and writing, as well as by collecting the best recipes southern Appalachia has to offer. Cider Beans, Wild Greens, and Dandelion Jelly is her first cookbook.