Latest Episodes

Live Fire Cooking with Chef David Olson, Live Fire Republic, and James Beard award-winning chef Joseph Lenn, owner of J.C. Holdway.
July 28, 2023

Keep that kitchen cool; cook it outside!. How to cook juicy chicken and trout over live fire with Chef David Olsen of Live Fire Republic and Chef Joseph Lenn, owner of J.C. Holdway, Knoxville, TN.

Corn Relish and recipes with Rachel Davis, Kelly Smith Trimble’s corn audio essay
July 20, 2023

Corn, Corn Relish, and Corn Cob Jelly recipes with Rachel Abbott Davis of J and R Farms, TN, plus a beautiful audio essay on corn from author and gardener Kelly Smith Trimble.

Slow Food TN Valley, Four Daughters Farm, Cornbread Salad Recipe, Appalachian Homecoming
July 14, 2023

Today, we are setting the table with slow food. Food that takes time to grow and time to prepare. Guests today are Sarah Bush from Slow Food TN Valley, Rachel McCroskey of Four Daughters Farm of Walland, TN - and Josh Lowans with his wife Meagans recipe

Regenerative agriculture with Bluestem Hollow, Bales Farms and Lois Shuler Caughron
July 07, 2023

Today we visit with Tennessee farmers who practice regenerative agriculture and have news about Appalachian Homecoming. A three-day event celebrating and studying modern Appalachian cuisine and farming issues. Our guests include: - Christopher Burger, B

Recipes for Cobblers, Jam, and Pie from Fruits of the Season
June 29, 2023

We are setting the table with Recipes for Cobblers, Jam, and Pie made from fruits of the season.Guests include:- Farmers Susan and John Keller have been farming in Blount County, TN, on their family farm in continuous operation since 1890. UT Extension

Tennessee Chicken Recipes and Roy Milner, Blackberry Farm Brewery
June 23, 2023

Guests on this topic include Lois Shuler Caughron and her daughter Ruth Caughron Davis. Lois is known as the last woman out of the cove. Lois and her late husband, Kermit Caughron, were the last settlers to move from Cades Cove after establishing the Grea

Wyatt Ellis, 14-year-old musical mega-talent from East Tennessee
June 16, 2023

Today we are setting the table with a visit with a tremendously talented 14-year-old musician who makes his home in East Tennessee, Wyatt Ellis. He sings in that high lonesome sound and plays in a style all his own, heavily influenced by the sounds of the

Allan Benton’s Tennessee Prosciutto, made in Madisonville, Tennessee.
June 09, 2023

Our featured guest on the show today is Allan Benton of Madisonville, TN. Allan shares his story on how he learned what the word prosciutto meant and how he positioned his product to the world of fine dining. Allan's prosciutto goes toe to toe with some o

Farming for a Living with Zavels Family Farm, Corryton, Tennessee
May 18, 2023

Today, we are setting the table with Family Farming. We visit with Mike and Tammy Zavels of Zavels Family Farms in Corryton, TN. This farming family is a very successful family farm in the eastern region of Tennessee. They will let us know how they got in

AAPI Night Market Knox, Asian Southern Fusion with Jessica Carr and Vic Scott.
May 12, 2023

Asian Southern Fusion - Jessica Carr, Owner of Girls Gotta Eat Good (Knoxvilles first Asian Bakery), and Vic Scott, co-owner of Seoul Brothers, Hongs Kitchen, and Bubbles and Cream Knoxville about their upcoming event Knox AAPI Night Market, May 19th,