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Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips From The American Red Cross

While the coronavirus may have changed many Thanksgiving gatherings, the need to protect homes from cooking fires continues. Typically, Thanksgiving is one of the peak days for cooking fires, which is ...

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Almost a year to the day ago, I spoke with Kane Weathers, general manager of Mike’s Tavern at the corner of 153 and Hamill Road. Business was flourishing. We talked about the delicious food and cold beer. We discussed the famous Sunday brunches ... Read more

Dining Out

It’s a breezy September Saturday. After a fern-filled hike on Lookout Mountain, you’re strolling through St. Elmo with your main squeeze. She’s keen on an espresso to perk her back up, while you’re all ... Read more

Dining Out

More than a century has passed since the last scientific analyses of the famed “Lincoln County process" was published, but the secrets of the famous Tennessee whiskey flavor are starting to unravel at the University of Tennessee Institute of ... Read more


During the pandemic, we’ve all been getting our noms on…I mean, maybe a little too much? (I’m donating pants now that I can no longer button.) But this may be a case of “count your blessings,” because ... Read more

Food News & Notes

As the local brewing industry continues to expand in Tennessee, University of Tennessee Extension has produced a new resource to assist farmers and landowners who are considering growing hops. The publication includes more than 30 pages and was ... Read more


When the pandemic hit initially and people started to stockpile, grocery stores began to regulate the amount one could purchase of essentials like bread, milk and eggs. It did not even occur to some to visit a farmers market to acquire all that ... Read more

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