Welcome to the Partridge Head green bean Capital of the World!

Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:07 pm

I am a southern boy, deep-rooted in rich Appalachian green bean tradition and proud of it. I love green beans. All of them. I love them year round, especially this time of year. There is nothing better than green beans from the garden and in the South, home-grown green beans are a sacred ritual.

The different varieties of green beans are one thing, and I will talk about that in a minute, but knowing how to cook green beans is the secret. Here in Appalachia, our women folk, and probably even some men folk, know more about how to break, can and cool green beans than any other place in the world.

Appalachian women know beans and when you know your bean, you know your cooking method.

The ritual of ‘stringing and snapping’ those

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    A Christmas Gem:

    Posted December 23, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    The Garden Spot

    I was thinking about a few last minute gift ideas and thought of one of my favorite stores that I had not visited this Christmas season. Now this is

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    Spending time with a legend

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:08 pm

    Wes Strader, The Voice of the Hilltoppers

    Saturday, David Cross and I were at Western Kentucky University’s E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green and watched both Hilltoppers men’s and ladies’ basketball teams

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