Doodle Soup: a Bradford, Tennessee, favorite for decades~

Try to imagine a truck rolls through Bradford, Tennessee, pulling a sign declaring “God, Family, Doodle Soup.” Well. Probably you never heard of doodle soup. And the reason is simple: it’s a specialty of Bradford, a small town in the western part of the state. Its population was only 1,053 souls, according to the 2011 census. But what it lacks in density it more than makes up the acidic, cayenne-spicy punch of doodle soup. Quite simply the collected drippings of a roast chicken, augmented with copious amounts of vinegar and…

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#TodayInHistory – September 4

September 4 – Some important events on this day. 476 👉🏼 Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, abdicates after forces led by Odoacer invade Rome. Traditional End of the Western Roman Empire. When Romulus Augustulus came to power as the Emperor of the Western Roman Empire, it was but a fraction of what it had once been. The empire in the East essentially treated its Western realm as a client state. Rome itself had been sacked by barbarians twice in the fifth century. Odoacer was a Germanic mercenary soldier for…

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