The Republic of Tea, Novato, Calif., has a new collection called Be Active Teas. Each of the five Rainforest Alliance certified organic green rooibos-based teas has specific wellness-promoting properties, such as refreshment, flexibility or endurance.
Macaroni and cheese made with white Vermont Cheddar cheese; sweet potatoes topped with a buttery cinnamon spread; and chili cheese fries smothered in a sauce made with Cheddar cheese and real milk are on the menu of Wendy's restaurants. The three dishes are known as Signature Sides.
As Bill Weigel navigates his Toyota Avalon down Tennessee State Highway 131 through Powell, Tenn., he points out landmarks from his boyhood. There is the house where his grandmother lived. Over there is the orchard where he went for an apple to mask the tobacco on his breath from smoking (at age 9) his homemade corncob pipe. And that’s where he boarded the bus and rode to the big city (Knoxville) all by himself before he was even 10 years old.