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By Melissa Wickline
Contributing Writer 

Lewis County Recipes: Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor's Onion Pie

 
Series: Lewis County Recipes | Story 22

April 22, 2021

Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor's Onion Pie

I'm currently reading Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor's book, "Vibration Cooking: Or, The Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl".

This book takes the reader on a trip to the low country region of South Carolina/Georgia, where the Gullah People, for whom Vertamae descends, speak "Geechee", a heavily accented dialect of English with Gullah influences.

A few notes: I prefer making this recipe with Vidalia onions to give it a wonderfully sweet flavor. You can add herbs, your favorite cheese, or a handful of bacon or ham before cooking. But I urge you to make it Vertamae's way the first time. It's si...



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