The Homeplace is a living history museum with sixteen original buildings, set in the 1850s, located in the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area (USDA Forest Service) just across the state line from Kentucky into Tennessee. Original log houses, barns, corn cribs, heirloom crops and vegetables, heritage farm animals and historical interpreters create the sense of going back in time at the Homeplace 1850. This history and receipt book allows the reader to follow the family of The Homeplace in the 1850s and learn how the work and food changed with each season. The book also draws from area period diaries and journals that have been before unpublished. Learn the cooking secrets of The Homeplace and get ready to send those delightful dishes warm to your table.