CookBooks, Native Ground Books & Music

Adding richness and flavor to Native Ground Music’s extensive catalog, Wayne Erbsen’s wife, Barbara Swell, has collected old-timey pioneer recipes, kitchen wisdom and sayings, romantic advice, and cooking secrets from rural women who grew up using wood cookstoves in the southern mountains.


Laurie Bakke’s Kitchen

Laurie Green Bakke made her mark in Hendersonville, NC when she opened Cafe Laurie in 2002. She had no idea that it would also be the start of a career as restaurant and food consultant, cooking class instructor, and ultimately, writer.