Nashville, TN – Special foods and favorite family recipes are a treasured part of many Thanksgiving celebrations.
In addition to enjoying these foods in moderation, the Tennessee Department of Health urges all Tennesseans to practice safe food handling while preparing, transporting and storing food to protect family and friends from food-borne illness.
Fort Campbell, KY – Just in time for the holiday season! Join Mandy from 4:30pm to 5:30pm for “Tasty Tuesdays” at Estep Wellness Center in November.
Tasty Tuesdays consist of a delicious package of Nutritional Workshops covering such topics as: Basic Nutrition, Healthier Choices, and Flippin’ Recipes. There will be three workshops and the cost is $10.00 for all three. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – As the days shorten and cool, those hearty soups and stews start sounding good again.
“There may be no other meal that folks look forward to more in the fall than that first big pot of chili and a skillet of hot cornbread,” observes Martha White® baking expert, Linda Carman. “Chili and cornbread are both easy to make and fun to serve on a lot of different occasions – a family supper, tailgate outing or a casual get-together with friends.”
Nashville, TN – Springtime cold snaps make strawberry lovers quake in their boots over the quantity and quality of the crop. Fortunately, Tennessee’s strawberry growers report that, if anything, the weather so far has only benefitted the burgeoning berries.
“All fruits sweeten best in hot, sunny weather,” says Pamela Bartholomew, marketing specialist with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, “but Tennessee’s cool, wet spring has actually prolonged the growing process. The cold has thinned out some strawberries, but that’s actually a good thing, too, since the remaining berries will get a bigger share of their plant’s nourishment. It all adds up to a great crop!”
Golden Pond, KY – By popular demand The Homeplace has gathered their 1850’s recipes in to an easy to use book.
The Homeplace History and Receipt Book: History, Folklore, and Recipes from Life on an Upper Southern Farm a Decade before The Civil War serves as the first book published by Friends of Land Between The Lakes Publishing and all proceeds support the non-profit organization’s educational programs in Land Between The Lakes (LBL). «Read the rest of this article»
Martha White® Announces Call for Entries for the 17th Annual National Cornbread Cook-Off for a Chance to Win $5,000
Nashville, TN – Warm up your skillets! In honor of their commitment to preserve the celebration of all Southern food, Martha White® and Lodge® Cast Iron are once again searching the nation for the best original main dish cornbread recipes in the 17th Annual National Cornbread Cook-Off.
Now through February 28th, 2013, fans can submit an original main dish recipe prepared with at least one package of Martha White Cornbread Mix and cooked in Lodge® Cast Iron cookware. Ten finalists will be selected to compete during the National Cornbread Festival® and the Grand Prize Winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize.
Palmyra, TN - The Taste of Shiloh event opened Saturday, August 25th, 2012, at the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall with an overwhelming display of pinwheel appetizers, chicken stuffing with giblet gravy, barbecue, enchiladas, and double ricotta lasagna entrees, followed by gingerbread berry shortcake, caramel pie, and double chocolate cookies for dessert.
Two long counters were filled with too many foods to list.
Palmyra, TN – From 4:30pm till 7:30pm on Saturday, August 25th, 2012, the Taste of Shiloh Cookbook committee will celebrate their upcoming cookbook at the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall with music, raffles, and most importantly, samples of the featured recipes. Raffle prizes will include aprons, kitchen baskets, gift cards, and desserts prepared by the women featured in the cookbook. Cookbooks will be pre-sold at the event.
Two years ago, a cookbook committee was formed to record the recipes of current and past members of the Palmyra community, to ensure that the recipes they had loved would not pass away with the women who made them.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture says a Berry Good Crop is Almost Gone, But Summer Produce Season Ramps Up
Nashville, TN – Tennessee has enjoyed a good year for strawberries in most places across the state, despite some cantankerous cold spells. The end of the strawberry crop just a couple of weeks from now signals the beginning of the summer produce season, with wave after wave of favorites lasting until a hard frost closes down harvests for the year.
Local strawberry patches will likely have berries for a few more weeks.
Comprehensive Guide Promotes Agriculture to Consumers, Businesses and Policy Makers
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture recently unveiled the premiere issue of Tennessee Ag Insider magazine, a comprehensive guide to the state’s farms, food and forestry. The department unveiled the magazine to the public March 20th at the annual Ag Day on the Hill celebration at Legislative Plaza in Nashville.
The yearly magazine serves as a primer for government and business leaders and consumers about the impact of agriculture and forestry on the state’s health, environment and economy.
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