Ninth Annual hog killin' time Whole Hog Barbecue
Nov. 14, 1998
Cox Plantation in Smuteye, Alabama.
Festivities start around noon. The Pork Procession (serious eating) will
begin between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting, we’ll have a bonfire at dusk.
Nov. 9, 1998
- Once again, we (Margaret and Major) invite our
friends from near and far to gather at the our antique farm and
celebrate the beginning of hog
began this feast to celebrate Major’s birthday in
the tradition of his great, grandfather, Major Cox.
avoids discussing "birthdays," but this autumn festival continues
to provide an afternoon of good friends, great food, and fun-filled fall
Wayne Jones will
once again head the team of Pig Roasters. Starting Friday evening, we
expect roasting to take approximately 14 hours. A few brave souls will
spend the night camped around the hickory and oak bonfire that produces
coals for the pit.
The bar at the
Pavilion-Guest House will be stocked and open to guests assisting Wayne
and the hog roasters. Call if you’d like to be one of the few, the brave.
On the day of the
roast, Chick Cleveland has agreed to return by popular demand to serve as
the Fire Master.
In addition to
the pig, Margaret will once again build a fire under the cast iron syrup
kettle and create her Fabulous, Four alarm, Fifty gallon chili. In
addition, guests are invited to bring salads, vegetables, desserts, and
beverages to add spice to the banquet. Bring a large appetite!
come see us!
Before the feast, we’ll
have a tractor-drawn hay ride around the South 40.
horse herd will be happy to see all. But Margaret can’t allow riding
(other than a few pony rides). The crowd over-excites them.
We’ve added a
new entourage (that’s fancy for "herd") of African Pygmy Goats (caprines)
to our collection of equines.
This is an
outdoor event. Please wear casual clothes, comfortable shoes, and a
jacket or extra sweater to complement the brisk autumn air.
Valentine sends her LOVE
A past guest of honor . . .