Photos by Robin McDaniel

  • Mosey on over for a fall weather treat with Dan Wood’s Cowpoke Chili.
  • Baked Ziti is a hardy dish that will fit right into the menu for upcoming fall evenings.
  • Bill’s Blazin Bielbasa is the creation of Alcoa firefighter Lt. Bill Smock.
  • Lt. Bill Smock scoops up a serving of his Blazin Bielbasa for fellow firefighter Mike Harrison.
  • A plate of sugar cookies is just the thing to greet hungry grandchildren who visit on Grandparents Day
  • This hearty soup is a good choice for those football Saturdays when something nourishing and filling are needed.
  • Emily Byrd’s Cinnamon Rolls keep the faithful happy at First Baptist Maryville’s Café Espresso Coffee Bar.
  • All that is needed to complete this dish of Crispy Crab Cakes is a fork!
  • Terry Elmore and his dog, Nikki, stop at the Blount County Children’s Home tent to talk to board member Claudia Brady.
  • Sarah Jo Miller and her father, Rodney Miller of Maryville show their Triumph TR6 at the British Car Gathering, which was also a fundraiser for Blount County Children’s Home.
  • Lynn Waters, left, shows Hope Cudd some of the vintage jewelry on sale to benefit the Blount County Children’s Home.
  • Children’s Home Board member and co-chairperson of the British Car Gathering Jim Watson poses in front of his 1963 MGB. Helping greet visitors are Sundance and Butch.
  • Cyndi Esau of Maryville waits for a slice on the spinach pizza, being served by GalloLea owners Susan Devitt and Tom Gallo.
  • GalloLea co-owner Susan Devitt offers Alyssa Ford of Sevierville a sample of their spinach, mozzarella and feta cheese pizza on GalloLea whole wheat crust.
  • Hosts for The Market’s cooking demonstration of GalloLea products were owners Susan Devitt and Tom Gallo.
  • The signature pizza from GalloLea, which is sold at The Market, where the demonstration/cooking class was held, features walnuts, gorgonzola and mozzarella cheeses. The pizza kits include recipes for unusual topping combinations.
  • Tuna steaks cooked on the grill are a good way keep your kitchen cool this summer.
  • Emily Norris took second place in the Juvenile division with “Charlotte’s Web.”
  • Scott Pringle won third place in the Juvenile division with “Redwall Abbey from Doomwyte.”
  • Carrie Romesburg won third place in the Young Adult division with “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”
  • Chloe Barry won first place in the Juvenile division with “Big Red Barn.”
  • Lauren Muller took home first place in the Young Adult division with “The Veggie Tales.”
  • Cara Coleman and Haley Best won second place in the Young Adult division with “Charlotte’s Web.”
  • Erin Wilson and Audrey Barry won Most Creative with “The Art of Eric Carle.”
  • Becky Barry won first place in the Adult division with “The Joy of Hobby Farming.”
  • In the Adult division, Diana Brown took third place for “If You Give a Cat a Cupcake.”
  • Wowing the judges and winning the Judges’ Choice award for “Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Man’s Chest” was Sarah Jones.
  • Sarah Whitson and Caitlin Blair won Most Humorous for “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.”
  • Charlie Martinez’s soon-to-be famous Sausage Gumbo was a hit at a recent Maryville Farmers’ Market demonstration.
  • This delicious pea salad is a favorite at home or to take to a cook-out.
  • Tony Gribble took home honors for Nearest the Pin and John Thurman for Longest Drive with 320 yards.
  • Mike and Spencer Allison, Chris Combs, Rodney Combs and John McCall line up for lunch as part of the Kingdom Design Ministries Golf Tournament.
  • Representing one of the sponsorship teams for the Kingdom Design Ministries Golf Tournament are Air National Guard/134th Air Refueling Wing members, from left, Tony Mills, Darrell Godsey, Bo Sunderland, Bart Welch, Curtis Larue and Billy Barker. Not pictured, Ron Selvidge and Randy Keener.
  • Heritage Middle School golfer Cydney Murrell took honors for Nearest to the Pin and her teammate Trista Holder won for Longest Drive at the Kingdom Design Golf Tournament.
  • Get ready for picnic season with this healthy potato salad.
  • Pecan  Banana Bread can be a sweet breakfast or great dessert.
  • Nothing tops pound cake like delicious strawberries.
  • This monster sandwich will keep hunger at bay on the hiking trail.
  • This “Carrot” cake may not help your eyesight, but it will be a hit for Easter.
  • Mack Hitch and Gary Payne enjoy food and fellowship at the Wild Beast Feast at Central Point Baptist Church.
  • Central Point Baptist Church pastor Chris Cupp, right, and his father, Bill Cupp, get a photo opportunity with a “wild beast” at the Wild Beast Feast held at the church.
  • Chuck Flynn of Rockford shows off his prize elk from 2009.
  • Ray and Jim White get ready to fry up some rainbow trout and crappie at the Wild Beast Feast held at Central Point Baptist Church. The fish were caught by Ray, Jim and Ralph White.
  • Bread pudding is best served with a sweet sauce topping.
  • William Blount Culinary Art instructor Marty Durant talks with Kirk McDaniel Jr. at the Hospitality Dinner.
  • Enjoying the Hospitality Dinner at William Blount High School during a basketball tournament are Maryville High Athletic Director and Head Football Coach George Quarles and Kenny Coulter.
  • First year Culinary Art student Brooke Woods prepares Chess Bars. Instead of cutting them into bars, Brooke cut them out with a round cookie cutter.
  • Yuliza Bernal, first year culinary art student at William Blount, prepares her own recipe for Blueberry and White Chocolate Baked Cheesecake.
  • Scott Witt, assistant principal and athletic director at Bearden High School, enjoys the culinary luncheon.
  • One of the main dishes offered at the culinary dinner was Grilled Chicken Alfredo.

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