aprilmckinney

Articles by aprilmckinney

It's that time of year folks! During these warmer months, there's nothing I enjoy more than outdoor dining, hence the name of my cookbook, "The Outdoor Table." I simply adore the inviting, laid back...
Whether we like it or not, one of the activities most of us have been doing a lot of during this crazy time is cooking at home. As restaurants begin to open up, but travel still may be limited, we...
The Factory at Franklin in Franklin Tennessee
The Factory at Franklin is a local treasure and national landmark just a hop, skip, and jump from historic Main Street. First a little history lesson on the place, The Factory was once, as you might...
A latte from High Brow Coffee Franklin
As a mom of two preschool-age children, you could say I have become quite the coffee enthusiast within the last five years. I don't claim to be a coffee expert per se, but I am basically a pro when...
Brunch is the magical mealtime in between breakfast and lunch. It's the perfect excuse to sleep in, indulge in dessert, and a glass of champagne before noon without judgment. What's not to love?...
For as long as I can recall, my favorite Christmas song has been Silver Bells; the lyrics conjure up an idyllic vision of what the holidays should look like in a bustling town. Some might say this...