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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 17, 2014

SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014

Travel: Explore Ann Arbor

If I told you I’d gone to the city to see a few shows, listen to some impressive live music, catch a cutting-edge film festival, spend time in world-class museums, and chow down on an astonishingly diverse and multicultural dining scene including Cuban, Ethiopian, Mexican,...

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MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

SUNDAY, JAN. 26, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 7, 2013

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15, 2013

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013

Black truffle from Croatia. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: Truffle Hunting in Croatia

Our small group, an assortment of travelers from the US, Canada and Germany, gathered as Ivan Karlic, our guide, leashed up Blackie, the sweet, specially trained dog who would sniff out truffles buried at the base of oak trees growing in a small grove on...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013

Travel: Home Cooking

The routine is always the same. I walk into our kitchen, a place that is deeply familiar and filled with all the pleasant associations of my family, and I pull out everything I will need. Methodically, listening to the radio or letting my mind wander,...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2012

Travel: Back to Memphis 

Some places belong to our deepest memories. They are the source of the sights and sounds and experiences that define us, that make us the into people we become. Because I was born in the Southeast, less than a day’s drive from Great Smoky Mountain...

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MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Original individual (Jason Llc)

The Year of the Goo Goo Cluster

The Goo Goo Cluster is 100 years old this month. Anyone who grew up in the South or has spent any time in Nashville (and that includes the airport) will recognize the distinctive package featuring a piece of candy with a big bite missing. The...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2012

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012

 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

A memorable feast under the Tuscan sun

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) I have friends who actually plan each meal. Not just at holidays, but all year long. Even in the summer. Even on vacation. They look through magazines and cookbooks and pick a recipe because it excites them, not because it uses...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 21, 2010

Fresh tomatoes from Cheryl-Anne Millsap's garden (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Savor Every Bite

Food. Books. Somewhere, at some time, the two became intertwined in my mind. It just didn’t seem right to do one without the other. I ate when I read and I read when I ate. I remember practicing sounding-out words on the back of the...

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SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010

Davide Trezzi stands in the new tasting room at Trezzi Farm on Green Bluff.  (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

A good day at Trezzi Farm

No Sunday drive to Green Bluff is complete without a stop by Trezzi Farm. Walking into the one-of-a-kind barn-style home and kitchen, we were warmly welcomed, as always, and came away with a box full of delicious homemade lasagna, meatballs, pesto and polenta to stock...

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SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2010

Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap (Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

A slice of life

My middle daughter Becca swept into the house on Friday night. Like spring, she comes into any room with a lion's roar.After takeout from Gordy's, and spending some time visiting with us, she turned herself over to the little sister. They disappeared upstairs and we...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2009

Giving Thanks for the Familiar Faces Around Me

Giving Thanks By Cheryl-Anne Millsap Special Correspondent to Pinch I cook the same meal each Thanksgiving, by request, and seldom make any dramatic changes to the menu. So each November the house fills with the savory fragrance of our traditional meal. Sage, celery seed, pepper...

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Cheryl-Anne Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement. Cheryl-Anne is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country.