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Now and Then - Dr. Roger Branch Sr.
Corn the 'staff of life' for farmers
roger branch
Bread is sometimes called “the staff of life.” Among pre-modern South Georgia farmers, corn was the staff of life grain for bread and other foods for people and their animals. Wheat flour was used daily for biscuits and occasionally for cakes, cookies and pie crusts, but some form of cornbread or grits graced eating tables at every meal.
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