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Sarah Poole/News Caramel apples made with freshly-picked Jonathan apples is a special autumn treat the whole family can enjoy.

Perfect time for caramel apples

Under the bright September sunshine, countless juicy, red apples are ripening amid Knox County apple orchards, making now the perfect time to treat your family to a day of apple picking and an evening of caramel-apple crafting.

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Perfect time for caramel apples

Under the bright September sunshine, countless juicy, red apples are ripening amid Knox County apple orchards, making now the perfect time to treat your family to a day of apple picking and an evening of caramel-apple crafting. And that’s exactly what the Poole family decided to do this past weekend!

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Challah bread, great for cool fall days

In just two days, we enter into the month of September. And with September comes all sorts of new autumn dishes to make. One item I love to make as the cool weather approaches is homemade bread.

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Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Pie: A healthy comfort food

I remember as a child, in the midst of playing Barbies with my sister, we would suddenly drop our toys and follow a warm, savory aroma drifting from the kitchen, signaling the fact that one of our favorite dinners was ready to devour: Mom’s Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Pie!

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Cover crops replenish soil

The topic for discussion at Tuesday morning’s Farmers Breakfast was all about cover crops, or crops that are planted following the summer harvest for the purpose of adding nutrition and texture in to the soil.

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Avocado: The underrated fruit

What do bananas, mangos and avocados have in common? Answer: They are all fruit. Yes, despite often being mislabeled as a vegetable, the avocado is most definitely a fruit; more specifically, it is classified botanically as a berry.

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New cafe opens downtown

The short north section of Public Square will see a caffeinated boost come Tuesday morning when the North Main Cafe, 108 N. Main St., makes its long anticipated opening at 6:30 a.m.

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Joshua Morrison/News Emily Johnson is a respiratory therapist at Knox Community Hospital.

Therapists a breath of fresh air for patients

Respiratory therapists are vital members of the medical community who help patients during all walks of life; they are there to welcome patients into the world at birth, maintain healthy blood-oxygen levels throughout their lives and help them breathe easily during their last moments on earth.

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A summertime splash of cool

The heart of summer is here which means hot, humid weather will be engulfing Knox County, leaving residents thirsty for cold, refreshing drinks. And what’s more rejuvenating than an ice-cold cocktail?

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