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We love coffee

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We Love Coffee

In today’s world, fresh roasted coffee beans are all the rage, and folks are using French presses and pour-over methods to create the perfect beverage.

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Over the better part of the last two decades, The Steep Canyon Rangers have done the single most important thing a band can do—be themselves. more

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Truffles in the Smokies

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In 1979, Franklin and Betty Garland pioneered truffle growing in North America, leading to the first commercially-grown truffles in the United States in 1992. Since then, they have shared their expertise with chefs, farmers and researchers. more

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When I was in my early 20s I found myself nursing a broken heart just before Valentine’s Day. Loving holidays as I do, and looking for a way to pick my heart up off the floor, I invited a group of girlfriends over for some baking and camaraderie. more

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Largely unknown outside of East Tennessee, The Monday Movement can immediately turn a small room into an enormous arena of tone and sound. more

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Dave Angel hasn’t wasted any time becoming part of the Maggie Valley, North Carolina, community. In return, neighbors have welcomed Haywood County’s first distillery with open arms. more

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The Dillard House

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In the Little Tennessee River Valley of North Georgia in 1917, Carrie and Arthur Dillard served their first meal at The Dillard House to a circuit-riding minister. more

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Certain locations and situations lend themselves to oftentimes predictable behaviors. more

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Tucked into the North Georgia hillside are dozens of fairy houses, sized for the smallest, daintiest fairies to the tallest, proudest dwarves. Dubbed Whimsical Fairy Gardens, the spellbinding estates live up to the name. more

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SML is pleased to feature recipes from featured restaurants, chefs — even some oldies!