Tag Archive: Martin Family

Oct 07

Family Recipe Friday: No. Ga. JAY Food, Part 4

The following come of Joe Bailey’s manuscript, North Georgia JAY Food? It’s Growing, Harvesting, Preparation and Other Interesting Stuff with his permission. HOG KILLIN TIME – FRESH PORK SAUSAGE, TENDERLOIN, SHOULDERS, LIVER PUDDIN (MUSH), SOUSE (PRESS) MEAT, BRAINS AND SALT CURED COUNTRY HAM.  All this good stuff starts off with a 300 lb. hog that lives in …

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Sep 30

Family Recipe Friday: No. Ga. JAY Food, Part 3

The following come of Joe Bailey’s manuscript, North Georgia JAY Food? It’s Growing, Harvesting, Preparation and Other Interesting Stuff with his permission. Another good dish I can remember is FRIED SQUIRREL OR RABBIT. I used to contribute to this meal when I visited “Mamma and Uncle Charlie” in the 1950’s and 1960’s. I would go hunting in …

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Sep 22

North Georgia Jay Food

"Mamma"

Recently, I had the opportunity to read a couple of excerpts from a manuscript written by Joe Bailey in which he relates memories of growing, harvesting, and food preparation of the Jay Family. The title: North Georgia JAY Food? It’s Growing, Harvesting, Preparation and Other Interesting Stuff. We are fortunate that Mr. Bailey provided me …

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