Asheville Beer Redux

Asheville Beer Redux

There is a barrel full of Craft Beer Weeks occurring across the country over the next month. Drink in the changes that have been brewing in those cities with our mini beer blog series. Anne Fitten Glenn, author of Asheville Beer: An Intoxicating History of Mountain Brewing (The History Press 2012), kicks off the series with […]




Chicago Craft Beer Week – What’s Brewing in the Windy City?

Chicago Craft Beer Week – What’s Brewing in the Windy City?

There is a barrel full of Craft Beer Weeks occurring across the country over the next month. Drink in the changes that have been brewing in those cities with our mini beer blog series. Denese New, author of Chicago by the Pint: A Craft Beer History of the Windy City (The History Press 2011), kicks […]




Viola Gentry, the “Flying Cashier”

Viola Gentry, the “Flying Cashier”

We asked Jennifer Bean Bower, author of one of our recently published women’s history titles, North Carolina Aviatrix Viola Gentry: The Flying Cashier, to tell us more–what was the inspiration behind writing this historic tribute. Viola Gentry of Rockingham County, North Carolina, learned to fly in 1924 and quickly achieved greater heights. In 1925, the […]




Very superstitious? Friday the 13th facts…

Very superstitious? Friday the 13th facts…




The Evolution of the Thanksgiving Meal

The Evolution of the Thanksgiving Meal

With the Thanksgiving meal at hand, images of warm and tender stuffed turkey drizzled with cranberries, fluffy mashed potatoes smothered in gravy, sweet potato casserole covered in marshmallows and pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream begin dancing around in our minds. If you’re anything like me, all year long you look forward to this traditional […]




Big Thanksgiving Giveaway: Whet Your Appetite with American Palate Books

Big Thanksgiving Giveaway: Whet Your Appetite with American Palate Books

We had a blast making recipes from our historical cookbooks for #THPgiving. Our final giveaway features ALL of our American Palate books. Still wondering what you’ll give your foodie friends this holiday? Check out the giveaway below (and share throughout the weekend) for your chance to win one our bookish freebies this Thanksgiving! How do you enter to win? […]




THPgiving recipe, book giveaway: The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook

THPgiving recipe, book giveaway: The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook

Our fifth scrumptious #THPgiving recipe and giveaway comes from The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook. We made our own version of the Gluten-Free Quiche recipe. Take a look at how it turned out: We hope you’ll enjoy this recipe in your own kitchen, and don’t forget to comment below for your chance to win The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook! Check out the […]




THPgiving recipe, book giveaway: The Big Bend Cookbook

THPgiving recipe, book giveaway: The Big Bend Cookbook

Our fourth delectable #THPgiving recipe and giveaway comes from The Big Bend Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of West Texas by Tiffany Harelik. We made our own version of the Tarragon Chicken Salad recipe. Take a look at how it turned out: We hope you’ll enjoy this recipe in your own kitchen, and don’t forget to comment below for your […]