Tag Archives: Jeffrey DeAlejandro

Blackberry, Lonesome Dove beckon writers to return

It would be foolish not to believe that a huge part of the draw of the annual Southern Food Writing Conference is the chance to have dinner at acclaimed Blackberry Farm in nearby Walland, Tennessee. And this is a mutually … Continue reading

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Food writing conference whets visitors’ appetites

The Southern Food Writing Conference always brings a bevy of heavy hitters in the journalism and cookbook writing world to Knoxville and this year’s conference, held here earlier this month, was no exception. Writers and editors from Better Homes & … Continue reading

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Savoring Beardsley’s scintillating Solstice Supper

An eight-course vegetarian feast was the substance of Beardsley Community Farm’s fifth annual Solstice Supper fundraiser, which Moxley Carmichael was happy to support through a sponsorship. Held at The Standard in downtown Knoxville last Monday night, it featured the culinary talents … Continue reading

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Watermelon coolers, raw meat and Swedish women (What a conference, y’all!)

Yes, dinner at Blackberry Farm is a main attraction of the Southern Food Writing Conference every year. But there’s a whole lot of other good eating and drinking during the two-day food fest. The goal of the whole thing: put … Continue reading

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Winter Warmer wows

Thank you to Lauren Miller of Moxley Carmichael for writing this guest post for the Blue Streak. –Cynthia Moxley Guests gathered on a recent Friday evening for the first fundraising event to benefit a Knoxville nonprofit that brings us the Market Square … Continue reading

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Tomatoes from Market Square Farmers’ Market are stars of impromptu party, web broadcast

If you stay flexible, sometimes great opportunities come along. I was reminded of this last week when I picked up a voice message Wednesday evening from my friend Gay Lyons. “Call me as soon as you can,” the message said. “I want to invite … Continue reading

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