Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House Cookbook : A Celebration of Traditional Southern Dishes That Made Miss Mary Bobo's an American Legend
In an earlier, simpler time, Miss Mary Bobo ran a boarding house in Lynchburg, Tennessee where she served midday dinners consisting of two meats, many vegetables and side dishes, homemade breads, desserts, and beverages. Today, a great grandniece of Jack Daniels continues the tradition. Her 300 best recipes arehere celebrated.
Best Boarding School Food
Shortly before noon about sixty guests gather on the front porch and lawn of Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg, Tennessee, for a mid-day dinner. Each table is cared for by a Lynchburg hostess, a lady from the town who sees to it that the bowls and platters are kept full, that everyone meets each other at the table, that the conversation is always flowing, and that everyone has a grand time. The dinner bell is rung and as each name is called, diners follow their hostess to the dining table.Hot bowls of food are placed randomly on the