We’ll reach the cusp of August next week. Summer will turn the corner, so it is said.
For many, learning how to cook great barbecue is a journey that spans years and even decades — often including cooking a lot of bad barbecue along the way. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a pit master right there in your backyard to coach you through each cook to achieve perfectly tender, juicy …
Summer, summer, summertime — picnics, get-togethers and tailgating are a great time to hang out, enjoy the weather and grill some delicious food.
Inevitably, every year without fail, there comes a period between cold winter and hot summer, popularly known as spring. It is when fresh new buds flash out on trees, and your garden is unsullied by any semblance of decay and letdown.
Coleen Kirnan, owner and host of Tuscan Women Cook, the unique culinary vacation based in the heart of Tuscany, brings the cuisine and culture of Italy to home kitchens with her cookbook, Tuscan Women Cook: Nonnas • Memories • Recipes (2021, tuscanwomencook.com).
Guided by the seasons and nurtured by the California sunshine, cook and gardener Valerie Rice has created a book that will put the joy back into cooking. Lush Life: Food & Drinks from the Garden (2021, Prospect Park Books) also includes garden planning and tips, and more.
Shereen Pavlides, of Cooking With Shereen, has garnered fans across social media thanks to her affectionate personality and confidence-building approach to cooking from scratch. In her debut cookbook, Cooking with Shereen from Scratch: Because You Can! (2021, Page Street Publishing Co.), she…
Once summer gets here, I can hardly wait to try the many summer vegetables available to us. We are so blessed in Northwest Tennessee to have the garden space, good soil and good temperatures to grow so many of these colorful, tasty and homegrown delicacies.
If there is anyone out there who reads this column, you know it is nothing new for me to dwell on the valuable garden color, bright yellow, and when tinged with green, chartreuse.
As Americans prepare for the Fourth of July holiday, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is encouraging the public to incorporate hearing protection into their celebrations. This is especially important for people who are opting for smaller gatherings at home that may inc…
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Chilcutt of Paris are the parents of a son, Macon Keith, born June 14, 2021, at Henry County Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long. The mother is the former Morgan Perkins of Buchanan. Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Pam Lyons of Paris a…
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show is scheduled for July 8 and will be virtual this year. This online event is free and open to the public.
It is hard to believe the year is more than half over. The sun reached its zenith two days ago and is now sinking, imperceptibly at first, toward its nadir a few days before Christmas. Astronomical summer is here at last and just at the time we are hungry for a colorful explosion in our gardens.
Seniors can be especially vulnerable to skin damage from the sun. Too much sun exposure can increase the like- lihood of older adults develop- ing skin cancer or melanoma. It’s an issue that is gathering more importance for seniors who are living longer than ever.WHAT TO BUYMake sure you’re …
The 2021 Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day and trade show will be an in-person event and will take place on June 24 at the research and education center in Springfield. Beef cattle producers and tobacco producers are encouraged to attend.
The family of M.G. and Catherine Doyle asks that you join us for a “Celebration of Life” on Friday, June 25, 2021, from 5 to 8 o’clock p.m. at 97 Breece Rd. in Humboldt, TN 38343. It will be a relaxed and festive affair with opportunities for family and friends to reflect and share the many …
“The sun,” said Henry Ward Beecher, the acclaimed clergyman and social reformer, “does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.”
As much as I love perennials, I have to admit that for long-term color, annuals have them beat. With annuals, you miss a constantly changing repertoire but the compensation — if it is one — is the more or less endless blare of color the season through.
Sweet summertime is here. Warm weather and sunshine … a great time to be outside getting some vitamin D and why not some physical activity at the same time?
The overall state of men’s health has long been called a silent health crisis in America. Men often neglect their health, leading to them living sicker and shorter lives than women. Men die at higher rates than women and are victims of more than 90% of workplace deaths. According to the Cent…
Summer is all about being outside, but it’s way more than just sunning and swimming. It’s a great season for taking up a new outdoor game or sport to help you get moving and stay fit.
My boyhood — and still — friend Crockett Mathis and I were budding lepidopterists back in the day. After grueling hours of “study” at Atkins-Porter School, we would head north to his home on North Highland Street, tank up on chocolate eclairs or apple pie his mother had crafted, grab our net…
If you could only pick one kitchen tool to use for the rest of time, what would it be? A shallow frying pan? Probably not. A cookie sheet? Meh. A versatile, long-lasting Dutch oven? Ding ding ding! We have a winner.
You can find bell peppers in almost all kitchens today. They are inexpensive, available all throughout the year and very versatile. Bell peppers are good in salads, pizzas, soups, sautés, casseroles, sandwiches or eaten fresh as a snack. They can be grilled, stuffed, canned or pickled. With …
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