Hang Fire!

In 2012,ย Samantha Evans and Shauna Guinn road tripped around the American South on a quest to learn the secrets of good BBQ (and to meet Dolly Parton). That journey eventually led to the opening of the Hang Fire Smokehouse Kitchen in my home town of Barry. ๐Ÿ™‚ There are so many parts to the Hang […]

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Catching the Beads in NOLA

It took me a while to figure out why there were beads drapedย over the houses, tree, and fences when first arriving in New Orleans. We’d arrived soon after Mardi Gras, an annual carnival-like celebration that New Orleans has become famous for throughout America. It took me even longer to figure out the reason why drunken […]

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