All About the Old Mill Pigeon Forge Menu & Favorite Restaurant Recipes
We’re sure you love the Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, and we do, too! The Old Mill, also known as the Pigeon Forge Mill, has turned into one of the most popular destinations in the area and become one of the most photographed mills in the country. It’s a historic grist mill that still operates today; many of the items ground at the mill are still used in the restaurants.
We’ve put together the Old Mill Pigeon Forge menus and a few of our favorite recipes from the restaurant for you to try at home.
Old Mill Pigeon Forge Menus
Old Mill Recipes
You can find each of these delicious recipes on the Old Mill Pigeon Forge menu and they’re some of the most popular items at the restaurant! Take a look at all of the recipes, and let us know how they taste for you at home!
Old Mill Restaurant Corn Chowder Recipe
1 tbsp. margarine
3 cups diced onions
3/4 cup crumbs (from unsalted oyster crackers)
1/4 cup flour
2 cups water
1 cup clam juice
2 cups chicken, beef or ham broth
3 cups diced potatoes
2 cups half and half
2 cups frozen corn kernels, defrosted
1 red and 1 green pepper
Chop the peppers and sauté briefly in butter, add salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste.
Mix liquids and butter, add potatoes and onions, and cook until done. Mix cracker crumbs, flour and seasonings. Add to potato and onion mixture. Add red and green peppers, mix well, bring to a boil, add cream and corn, and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
We use special chowder seasoning which is not available at grocery stores. To compensate for this ingredient, season to taste with garlic powder and onion powder.
Makes 2 quarts.
Old Mill Corn Fritter Recipe
1 package Old Mill Corn Fritter Mix
1 whole egg
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup frozen cream style yellow corn (thawed)
Mix Old Mill Corn Fritter Mix, egg, water and corn until blended. If batter is too stiff, add additional tablespoon of water.
Drop by spoonful into 350 degree oil. Fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes 12 fritters.
Old Mill Pecan Pie Recipe
1 jar Old Mill Pecan Pie Mix (You can purchase it HERE.)
4 tbsp. melted butter
2 tbsp. cold water
Combine Old Mill Pecan Pie Mix, eggs, melted butter and water in a mixing bowl. Stir well to combine all ingredients, but do not incorporate a lot of air.
Pour mixture in a 9” deep pie crust, or 2 – 8” pie crusts. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 – 70 minutes for 9” or 45 minutes for the 2 – 8” pies. Cool until set.
Cool at room temperature before cutting; pie becomes firmer as it cools.
Serving idea: Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup chocolate chips to the mixture before baking.
About The Old Mill Restaurant
The Old Mill Restaurant serves up delicious Southern classes in its beautiful, historic setting. Both locals and visitors love dining here on vacation! Whether you’re visiting for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you won’t be disappointed. Enjoy your favorite meal at a table that overlooks the Little Pigeon River as it flows through the water wheel of the historic mill. Breakfast is one of the most popular meals of the day at The Old Mill, with stone ground grits, buttermilk pancakes, homemade biscuits, and so much more. Of course, the recipes we listed above are some of visitors’ favorite dishes, so you’ll have to pay the restaurant a visit to try them yourself!
On your next visit to Pigeon Forge, be sure to stop by the Old Mill for a delicious southern meal. Be sure to use these Old Mill coupons to save a little money while you’re there, too!