Superintendent Weekly Update

from the desk of Kathy Amos

September 15, 2023

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A True Culinary Adventure!

I grew up in these beautiful mountains eating the typical homegrown summer garden vegetables for supper. Several times a week we would eat tomatoes, cucumbers, corn on the cob, onions, yellow squash, new potatoes and cornfield beans (greasy short cuts, my absolute favorite!) and a slice of cornbread. Delicious!

Last week, I just had to have some creamed corn. So I started with the important question, "How do you make your creamed corn?" I heard salt, butter, sugar, heavy cream, cornstarch or flour. The recipes varied with these ingredients. So I decided to experiment with a little bit of this and that. I must say, it was not that bad for the first batch in 10+ years. It may have been more like a corn chowder, but it sure was tasty over my buttermilk biscuit. Yes, I like it on a biscuit with a slice of red tomato on one side, a slice of yellow tomato on the other side and a few slices of green pepper. A late summer treat on the porch in our gorgeous mountains. Enjoy those fresh vegetables while they last! Frost in how many weeks????

Friendly Reminder

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, September 18

Burnsville Elementary School

5:30 pm Work Session

6:00 pm Regular Meeting Session

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