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Grab a Tall Glass of Sweet Tea, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Could anything possibly scream old Deep, Deep South more than this picture? Clues? The old Southern live oak trees (quercus virginiana). And the Spanish Moss. Spanish moss isn’t really a moss, but a living, flowering plant. It’s an angiosperm from the bromeliad family. It tends to favor warm, humid conditions and that’s why it’s so… Continue reading Grab a Tall Glass of Sweet Tea, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Family, Flowers, Gardening, McGee, Middle Tennessee, My Tennesse Heritage, PaGee, Photography, Southerners, Tennessee, Tomatoes

PaGee and His Tomatoes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

PaGee and his Tomatoes By Beverly Hicks Burch Yesterday I wrote about repotting some of the herbs and veggies Tall & Handsome and I have accumulated over the past couple of weeks. I also shared my love of green growing things which seems to be a family thing. It appears this “plant” thing has been… Continue reading PaGee and His Tomatoes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

1973 Brent Alabama Tornado, Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham AL Tornado April 1998 Video, Birmingham Alabama Tornado April 1998, Guin, James Spann, Jefferson County, Lovelady, Southerners, Storms, Tall & Handsome, Tornado, Weather

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair, Part Two, By Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part Two By Beverly Hicks Burch If you missed Part One…you can catch it here… For years I was my family’s advanced warning system when it came to storms…in other words it took me a while to recover from the experience of Memorial Day Weekend 1973...the tornado… Continue reading Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair, Part Two, By Beverly Hicks Burch

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Not So Tough Cookies, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Not So Tough Cookies By Beverly Hicks Burch As many of you might know by now Tall & Handsome and I are in the process of unpacking and setting up the house after moving…again. It is a monumental task. Let me explain. In five years I have moved or moved my household belongings to where… Continue reading Not So Tough Cookies, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Beans, cancer, Cooking, Coumadin, Family, Fathers, food, Health, Holidays, New Year, Prostate Cancer, recipes, Seasonal, Soup, Southerners, Tall & Handsome, Tennessee, The Story Behind..., Vegetables

Bev’s New Year’s Beans, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev’s New Year’s Beans By Beverly Hicks Burch Every year after Christmas I usually have a ham bone leftover. I like to leave a little meat on the bone so I can make a big ol’ pot of bean soup shortly after New Year’s. My favorite ham to use is one of the spiral-cut hams… Continue reading Bev’s New Year’s Beans, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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His, Mine & Ours – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

His, Mine & Ours – Part 1 By Beverly Hicks Burch Here’s a picture of a little bit of the fruit of my labor of the last few days. This is a bookcase I’ve decided to use in the kitchen to house cookbooks…his, mine and ours. Yes, you read it right. Tall & Handsome had… Continue reading His, Mine & Ours – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Ouch, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Ouch By Beverly Hicks Burch Tag sale…yard sale…car boot sale…garage sale…rummage sale…what ever you may want to call it, Tall & Handsome and I have just survived our first one together. We held it at the end of a rather hectic week of getting ready for this move. Yes, “the” move. It seems like this… Continue reading Ouch, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Last Widows of the Confederacy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Last Widows of the Confederacy By Beverly Hicks Burch It happened on the Friday before Labor Day 2007. Tall and Handsome and I were driving back to Knoxville from another lovely Southern city. We’d been in this city for about two weeks…well at least Scoot, AKA Watson the Wonder dog and I had been… Continue reading The Last Widows of the Confederacy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"New Mexico", AKA Gomez the Unremarkable, Birds, Bread, Cooking, food, Gomez, Grilling, grits, Humor, recipes, Southerners, Tall & Handsome, The Story Behind..., Vegetables

Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hatched…It’s Not an Egg By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, it’s finally happened. You know that green chilies have becomes a really big thing when Southern Living, the Bible for all true GRITS (Girls Raised In The South) does a six page full color spread in their magazine with accompanying recipes. I on the other hand… Continue reading Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Starvation, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Starvation By Beverly Hicks Burch After watching on the news for the 1, 789, 377th time a tidbit about Americans getting fatter and proudly pointing out Southerners are the most rotund of all Americans, the broadcast then followed up with a video clip for the one billionth time of perky, blond, very thin Miss Teen… Continue reading Starvation, by Beverly Hicks Burch