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Historic Civil War Town Commemorates the 150th Year Anniversary of Battle of Franklin and Battlefield Bourbon

(photo, courtesy of Battle of Franklin Trust) The Battle of Franklin This November will mark the 150th anniversary of the battle of Franklin, a turning point in the Civil War, referred to as the sesquicentennial and there are several  planned events, as well as guided tours at historic landmarks. Franklin, Tennessee is an upscale, historic civil war town, a town that looks nothing as it did 150 years ago, yet it still echos the ghosts lost to a horrific war,  and pays tribute to the bloody battle of Franklin. It's the town I live in and the battle took place seven miles from my ...

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Ground Beef Ideas and Ricotta Stuffed Meatballs

I think I might be a little blessed because while the Spinach Tiger loves steak, I have a crush on ground beef and never seem to run out of ground beef ideas. Good ground beef has fat and flavor which is quite satisfying, and as long as I can get my hands on grass fed, high quality ground beef without sticker shock,  I'd rather eat ground beef than just about anything. My crush has led to many ground beef ideas over the years, from fast and easy to slow and fussy and even recipes for a party. You could use ground turkey in these recipes, keeping in mind, you will need to add in more ...

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