The fun of regional festivals is that each one features activities, people, and vittles that are unique to that part of the country. Come along as we visit some very intriguing festivals, including The Rattlesnake Roundup in Texas, The Crawfish Festival in Louisiana, the Road Kill Cook-off at the Autumn Harvest Festival in West Virginia, and more. Find out why these annual events are so popular and why they are unlike any others.
Sometimes you just have to get outside, and these Living Countryfied folks do that with a flair. From wrestling alligators in Orlando, to four-wheeling in the Mojave Desert, to catching monster Oklahoma catfish — with your hands, and more, this is where the action is. No inside voices necessary here. Find out why it's more fun for everyone outdoors.
This will be more than you can chew! In a fun look at cook-offs from all around the country, the inner cowboy in all of us is released as genuine chuckwagon meals are prepared; "the best backyard chef" emerges at a steak cook-off; amateur bakers vie for "the best pie in America;" and everything comes up pecan from appetizers to deserts.
Thinking Chattanooga? You think Moon Pies of course. Savannah, Georgia? Pecan pies. Texas hill country? Apple pies - BIG ones naturally. A tour of regional snacks reveals some of your favorites, including peanuts from Memphis - dry-roasted and sure to please.
There's vacation, then there's VACATION. These are not your parent's getaways. An all-female dude ranch is the place to go for a group of ladies who learn to rope and ride. Fun and excitement on the river invigorates a camper who trys out fly fishing. Regular folks taking on bullriding, barrel racing, skeet shooting, and a cattle drive are also featured.
There are more ways to make it than there are to spell it. Whether it's Barbecue, Barbeque, or BBQ, it's always great eating. Several western 'Que cook-off competitions and demonstrations, by both pros and amateurs on ranches and festivals are included. Pork, brisket, and chicken all get the treatment.