Food

A Ukrainian Church In Wheeling Is Preserving Heritage Through The Making Of Pierogies

Just about every culture has some version of the dumpling. China has the wonton. They make ravioli in Italy. Different forms of dumplings have made their way into Appalachia and that includes pierogies from eastern Europe, which arrived more than a century ago. Folkways Reporter Will Warren went to Wheeling, West Virginia for a story about neighborhood pierogi makers.

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Huntington Hot Dog Festival Celebrates 20 Years

The West Virginia Hot Dog Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary this Saturday, July 27 at Pullman Square and 3rd Avenue in downtown Huntington. 

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Early Childhood Nutrition Is A Learning Experience For Parents And Children Alike

From allergies to introducing solids, the first few years of a child's life have a surprising amount of decisions for parents to make.

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Roadside Attractions, Pepperoni Rolls And A Bus On A Rock, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we travel to Dinosaur Kingdom II in Natural Bridge, Virginia. Also, we learn a possible theory about why pepperoni rolls got so popular in West Virginia. And we check out the backstory of a bus that sits at the confluence of the New and Gauley rivers.

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