Doc Lawrence

GOURMET HIGHWAY: Spirit of Cascade Hollow

By Doc Lawrence – As summer winds down, my journeys over the years regularly take me back to Tennessee. Kinship is a lure with family near Nashville. But, increasingly the draw includes the taste adventures of Tennessee whiskey, the delightful food served in country restaurants and the taste thrills from the remarkably ascendant Tennessee wine …

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GOURMET HIGHWAY: Snowbird in Summer

By Doc Lawrence – Julia Child advised those seeking fulfillment to “find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” Entrepreneur Robert Rankin has a passion for his Snowbird Mountain Lodge and his interest in hospitality qualifies him as much more than one of the South’s top innkeepers. His philosophy is to “get …

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GOURMET HIGHWAY: An All-Southern Wine Dinner

By Doc Lawrence – “Thomas Jefferson would be very proud,” David Hazelwood declared at the conclusion of a highly successful wine dinner. Southern Thymes Shared, (Pelican Publishing, 2014) the cookbook with wine pairings that follows Jefferson’s dining tradition of serving fresh Southern food with Old and New World wines, inspired the gourmet event. Hazelwood, who …

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GOURMET HIGHWAY: Following The Biscuit Road

By Doc Lawrence – Perhaps the longest soliloquy about biscuits in the history of theater is in the middle of “The Dixie Swim Club,” a delightfully tender comedy somewhere between “Steel Magnolia’s” and “Designing Women.” During their annual retreat on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a showdown prompted by a New York Times account of unhealthy …

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