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Liz Long

The Wannabe Chef: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

This year, Associate Editor Jessica Wright wants to start off her Thanksgiving morning with at least one flavor of the holiday season: pumpkin! more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:06 PM Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Banana Pudding

It's hard to go wrong with a classic banana pudding recipe. Get Jessica's here and try it on for a different holiday dessert or maybe just a treat for around the house! more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:05 PM Behind BRC

Liz Long

The Lazy Baker: Quick Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Whether for a sweet treat or for a tasty gift for your loved ones, this peanut butter fudge is quick, easy, and you probably already have all the ingredients on hand! more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:04 PM Behind BRC

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/21/14

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Nov 21, 2014 8:36 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/14/14

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Nov 14, 2014 8:43 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos 1 Comments

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/7/14

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Nov 7, 2014 7:00 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 10/31/14

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Oct 31, 2014 7:00 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

Seeing Southern

Seeing Southern: Wine in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley

Would you believe that North Carolina has over 400 vineyards and 100 wineries? Who are they, Napa? Claiming the same number of vineyards and the same AVA designation, Napa and North Carolina are duking it out in the winemaking world. more »

Oct 29, 2014 11:21 AM Seeing Southern

Pictured from left to right: Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy, Johnse Hatfield, Roseanna McCoy and Capt. William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield.

Photos courtesy of Pike County KY Tourism Commission ("Devil Anse" Hatfield photo courtesy West Virginia State Archives)

Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited, Part 6: Examining Justice in the "Lawless" Tug Valley

Many fables posing as “Feud history” begin with a few basic premises. Chief among these is the claim that the Tug Valley in the 1870’s-‘80’s was a lawless place. But court records for Pike and Logan Counties refute this contention entirely. more »

Oct 27, 2014 4:22 PM Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited

Seriously Slacker Month

Four hikes in the month of October 2014. more »

Oct 26, 2014 12:00 AM Kurts Hikes

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 10/24/14

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Oct 24, 2014 7:00 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 10/17/14

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Oct 17, 2014 9:38 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos 1 Comments

Beth Macy and Tom Landon on Mill Mountain with rescue dogs Charley and Mavis.

David Hungate

Guest Column, Beth Macy: The Mountain That Saved My Marriage

Beth Macy, a journalist based in Roanoke, Va., is the author of “Factory Man: How One Furniture-Maker Fought Offshoring, Stayed Local, and Saved an American Town,” (Little, Brown & Co.). It will become an HBO miniseries, produced by Tom Hanks. more »

Oct 15, 2014 4:58 PM Guest Columnists

Top Left: Wingstem’s distinctive seed clusters. Top Right: Milkweed pods releasing fluff-borne seeds to ride the wind. Bottom Left: Seedheads of Queen Anne’s Lacelook like little birds’ nests. Bottom Center: Asters have seeds with fluffy parachutes to carry them on the wind. Bottom Right: The bowed seedhead of torch tithonia (Mexican sunflower)

Elizabeth Hunter

Mountain Garden: Going to Seed

The magic of seeds goes beyond their amazing numbers and viability. They’re also, in many cases, simply beautiful. more »

Oct 15, 2014 4:43 PM Mountain Garden

Creature Feature: Wild Turkey Comeback

Wild turkeys, nearly gone by the early 1900s, began a comeback in the Depression. more »

Oct 15, 2014 2:35 PM Creature Feature

Mountain Report: Appalachian Trail to Assess Lands

It will be the most extensive survey of the 2,180-mile trail in its 90-year history. more »

Oct 15, 2014 2:29 PM Mountain Report

The Hike: Warriors' Path Trail Magic

This found hike woke up the veteran distance hiker’s eyes and senses to the beauties around him. more »

Oct 15, 2014 10:17 AM The Hike

From the Editor: Farewell to our ‘Heart and Soul’

In case you missed it, the most admired and cherished part of this magazine for many readers says goodbye with this issue. more »

Oct 15, 2014 8:45 AM From the Editor 2 Comments

Solitary wild bees like this bumblebee nectaring on Torch Tithonia (Mexican sunflower) provide essential pollinating services to wild and garden plants.

Elizabeth Hunter

From the Farm: For the Wild World

The challenges facing the monarchs and the wild bees bring illumination and duty to protect what we put in peril. more »

Oct 14, 2014 4:23 PM From the Farm

Clockwise from top left, photos courtesy of: Brian Lee, Danny Redd, Eloise Gregory, Bo Ells and Jason Penland.

More Late Fall Photos From Readers Like You!

Take a look at these great late fall photos we didn't have room to bring you in the November/December 2014 issue. Our thanks to all who submitted their images! more »

Oct 13, 2014 12:08 PM Worth a Click

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