2007-11-21

Butchering turkey was like killing a hog

Points East

We mostly ate ham for Thanksgiving when I was growing up in Letcher County in the head of Sweet Home, Blair Branch. Usually the weekend before Thanksgiving and sometimes on Thanksgiving Day itself, we butchered a hog or two and Mom baked a fresh ham. To this day, given a choice, I’ll take a fresh ham over one that’s been […]

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