Bacon Grease

If you’re a fancy gourmet person, you know the term, “umami.” It means the fifth taste (after sweet, bitter, sour and salty). Fish sauce has…

Peach Cobbler

Every Saturday during the spring and summer, Mark and I go to to the Farmer’s Market in Franklin. Actually, he doesn’t really like to go…

Cajun Meat Pie

Leon McLemore got robbed. Just flat-out robbed. Every year at the Dillard Bluegrass and BBQ Contest, there’s a switcheroo where the judges prepare contest entries…

Waffies, Anyone?

My addiction to Cheez Waffies is legendary. I wrote about it awhile back just after ordering a case of Waffies because apparently the only place…

The Back of Beyond

The old Southern Highlanders, those hearty pioneers who came to the Smoky Mountains in the 1800s, settled, and were promptly forgotten for about 100 years,…

Cornsticks

It was a rainy morning in Clayton, Georgia, last Friday when my friend, Mary Ann, and I wandered down the main street looking for who…