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Published: June 6, 2012 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Listen

“You start with the mother” says Nick Pihakis of Jim N’ Nicks BBQ. Based near Birmingham, this 28 location purveyor of made from scratch Q and sides is all about doing things “the way they […]

Keep Your Focus

Published: April 19, 2012 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Inspiration

Every spring my most determined companion is a Phoebe. This drab little flycatcher constructs her muddy home with maniacal focus atop an electrical outlet on the Foggy Ridge crush pad, just behind the blending tank […]

A Good Appetite

Published: November 6, 2011 in Food & Drink, Inspiration

When asked to list his strengths at school, my then 10-year old stepson wrote “I’m a good eater”. I, too, am firmly in the “live to eat” camp, and never miss a chance to dine […]

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