Reena Evans

Reena Evans Cook

“Cook for everybody else like you cook for yourself,” is something Reena Evans’ grandmother, Ida Armstrong, and mother, Minnie Evans, always told her.
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Faith Nanney

Faith Nanney Cook

When Faith Nanney, 12, heard about a recipe division in the Calhoun County Fair, she wanted to enter. “I asked my grandmother for measurements of some recipes we had done together, and my mom and I looked for some of the desserts and things we had made. I put the recipes together in a little wooden recipe box and entered it in the fair. I was so excited when I realized I had won!”
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Diana Wilson

Diana Wilson

“If they told me I could eat you, I would can you up and eat you later!” said Diana Wilson, who loves canning, which she learned about from her mother, Dorothy Gates.
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Daphne Warren

Daphne Warren Cook

“With the restaurant (Nancy’s) and Nancy Warren as a mother-in-law, I don’t have to cook!” said Daphne Warren of Calhoun City.
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Nikki Powell

Nikki Powell Cook

“I come from a cooking family,” said Nikki Powell of Bruce, who always makes recipes her own.
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Minnie Evans

Minnie Evans Cook

After losing her hand to cancer 28 years ago, Minnie Evans of Bruce “kept on cooking because the enemy said she couldn’t.”
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Donna Bennett

Donna Bennett

Donna Faison Bennett first tried her hand at making fried pies about five years ago and has been making them ever since. Her mother, Thelma Hallman, was her guinea pig.
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Angela Haire

Angela Haire Cook

“I really, truly, dearly love cooking--the whole process--from going to the grocery, to cooking, and the family time together,” said Angela Haire of Vardaman.
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Shirley Beckett

Shirley Beckett Cook

Shirley Beckett spent last weekend preparing for the annual Beckett and Aston family reunions. For the last 45 years, she knows, the Becketts have met at Bruce Community Building the first Sunday in July. Her plan was to make the meatballs, which are requested by several, including Susan Bryant Beckett.
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Janie York

Janie York

Janie York of Slate Springs and her son, Daniel, of Bruce, found the recipes for the chocolate lava cake and Chicken Tater Tot Casserole on the internet. They do a lot of recipe searching there. They are always trying something new and usually they like what they try.
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