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BeanPie

Bush’s Pinto Bean Pie

On a recent trip to Tennessee, I visited the epicenter of Bush’s® Beans in Chestnut Hill, which is approximately forty miles from Knoxville. The…

SouthernLit

A Thousand Floating Cranes

The Arkansas River, at least where Liddie lives, is not the world’s most beautiful waterway, but she still goes to the grounds of the…

Tennessee

Take Me to Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee is one of those great Southern cities that has the amenities of a big town while maintaining the charm of a much…

CookieLady

That Cookie Lady

In 2010, Amy Casalman took a cake decorating class at Michael’s in Fort Smith, Arkansas. While she enjoyed the creativity of turning cakes into…

JeanGreen

Keen Jean Green

That desire to make the world better, one perm and one conversation at a time, has earned her quite the reputation. Stories of her…