Cooking Up Deliciousness with Tennessee Whiskey

So you’ve been down the Tennessee Whiskey Trail and now you’ve got more whiskey than you know what to do with. Well instead of putting yourself through another hangover why not broaden your use of the fire water. Here are eight recipes that’ll make use of your whiskey.

Bourbon-Glazed Pork Belly Chunks

Bourbon’s slightly sweet nature lends […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Featured Articles, Food & Drink, Recipes|0 Comments

Enter this Recipe in Georgia’s Sweet Potato Festival 

Most states have apple festivals. Georgia has an apple festival and a sweet potato festival. This Saturday on October 29, Georgia’s annual sweet potato festival will be held in Ocilla, GA. As with most fall festivals, there will be a cooking contest (for sweet potatoes), parade, and activities such as pony rides and inflatables.
Sweet Potato […]

By |October 26th, 2016|Events, Food & Drink, Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Acorns

This tiny, sweet treat will make the perfect addition to any fall-themed dessert tray. Use them as an accent around maple leaf shaped cookies for a wonderfully festive and edible display. The best thing about these acorns is that they’re easy to create with only 7 ingredients.

¾ c. smooth peanut butter
¾ c. sugar

By |October 25th, 2016|Food & Drink, Recipes|0 Comments

Best Apple Dessert Recipe: Caramel Apple Cake

This October, Cleveland, TN is hosting another of its annual apple festivals on Saturday the 15th. As usual, it will feature an arts and crafts show, live music, food booths, and pony and hay rides. And, of course, an apple festival wouldn’t be complete without an apple dessert competition! Here’s an apple recipe for caramel […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Events, Food & Drink, Recipes|0 Comments

Best Banana Pudding Recipe

Last year it was the butter pecan banana pudding. What will it be this year? Come on out to the National Banana Pudding Festival located in Centerville, TN, where you’ll get to try out every banana pudding recipe out there. See how your own recipes compare by trying out either the traditional recipe below or […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Events, Food & Drink, Recipes|0 Comments

Latin Food Fave

In honor of the Lakeway Latin Food Festival in Morristown, TN, we’re sharing a recipe that’s popular in Latin America. Empanadas are a favorite of ours because of their versatility. There are so many variations on the empanada—their fillings range from region to region and untraditional versions of the dish have popularized as well. Have […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Food & Drink, Recipes|0 Comments

Garlic, Bacon and Beer Mac and Cheese

You can’t have a BBQ without mac and cheese. Out of the box is fine, but why not take it to the next step and try something new!

6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
4 T unsalted butter, divided
3 T all-purpose flour
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1-1/2 t fresh thyme leaves, divided
2 c milk
3/4 […]

By |June 8th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Pretzel Dogs

Since today is National Hotdog Day, here is an amazing recipe for soft pretzel-wrapped hotdogs.


By |July 23rd, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Pecan Cheesecake Pie

Since National Pecan Pie Day was July 12, here is an amazing recipe for Pecan Cheesecake Pie. This amazing pie brings two of the best desserts into one great slice… or two.

For the cheesecake layer
1 refrigerated pie crust (I use Pillsbury)
1 package cream cheese (8 oz.)
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
For the pecan layer
2/3 cup dark corn […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Salmon with an Avocado Salsa

For your cookout this weekend, why don’t you try something light and healthy. Here is an amazing recipe for Grilled Salmon with an Avocado Salsa. This is a perfect dish your whole family will love.


2 lbs salmon, cut into 4 pieces
1 tbs olive oil (I used light extra virgin olive oil)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground […]

By |July 9th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments