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Trisha Yearwood: Simple, Filling Cookin' with Garth

Trisha Yearwood: Simple, Filling Cookin' with Garth

Originally posted 11/05/2009 10:00AM

When Trisha Yearwood was asked to write a cookbook, she didn't have to look any further than her husband, Garth Brooks.

"He's a really good cook," Yearwood, whose new book, Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood, hits stores April 6, 2010. "He has a couple recipes in there that he actually made up, like Garth's Breakfast Bowl. It's just eggs, cheese, bacon, sausage, tortellini and hash browns. Sometimes he even makes French fries and throws them in there!"

And, filling as it sounds, Yearwood – whose first cookbook, Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen, hit the best-seller list – dares diners not to eat the whole thing.

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Trace Adkins on Garth Brooks's Return: 'Thanks a Lot, Garth!' | Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins on Garth Brooks's Return: 'Thanks a Lot, Garth!'

Originally posted 10/17/2009 03:15PM

The news that Garth Brooks is ending his retirement thrilled his fans, but caused a few good-natured groans from his country competitors.

"It sure was nice for the rest of us while it lasted – we got a little more of the consumer money,” joked Trace Adkins of Brooks’s nine-year hiatus. "Now Garth’s going to come back and eat it all up, and I’ll have to get a real job again. Thanks a lot, Garth!"

Adkins adds that Garth’s massive fan base will no doubt put him on top again. "Shoot, he can come back and be as big as he wants to be, I’d imagine," he says.

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Garth Brooks Is Back! | Garth Brooks

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Garth Brooks Is Back!

Originally posted 10/15/2009 01:40PM

Garth Brooks is officially back in the saddle, he announced Thursday morning.

After a nine-year hiatus in which he stepped out of the spotlight to spend more time with his three daughters, Brooks said he’s ready to perform again.

"We're going to take the retirement roof off over our head, and I already feel taller," Brooks said in a press conference at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry.

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Couples Watch: Garth & Tricia, Ellen & Portia ... | Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood


Couples Watch: Garth & Tricia, Ellen & Portia ...

Originally posted 07/21/2008 06:00AM

• Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, hanging poolside at the Venus Pool Club in Las Vegas during a private event for the Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation. The country music supercouple mingled and chatted with party guests – and even snapped photos with fans.

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Garth Brooks's New Job Is Stay-at-Home Dad


Garth Brooks's New Job Is Stay-at-Home Dad

Originally posted 06/26/2008 01:50PM

Garth Brooks has a new career: Mr. Mom.

While on CBS's Early Show Thursday to promote her new album, Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love, Brooks's wife, Trisha Yearwood, addressed Brooks's latest endeavor.

"He's a great dad, you know. He loves his girls and he realizes that it's important to be there every day," said Yearwood, 43, referring to the 46-year-old Brooks's children from his first marriage: Taylor, 15; August, 14; and Allie, 11. "And so that's what he's doing, and I'm proud of him for it."

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Trisha Yearwood Hits Bestseller List | Trisha Yearwood

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Trisha Yearwood Hits Bestseller List

Originally posted 04/29/2008 09:45AM

Chart-topping country star Trisha Yearwood has scored another success – as a bestselling author.

Her new cookbook, Trisha Yearwood's Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen, hit No. 3 on the New York Times Bestseller List this week in the "Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous" category. It's the week's top selling cookbook. In a statement, Yearwood said she was "overwhelmed" by the response.

Co-authored with her mother, Gwen, and sister Beth, the book began as a scrapbook of favorite family recipes put together for Trisha, 43, when she moved to Oklahoma to live with husband Garth Brooks, 46. Specialties include Gwen's Fried Chicken with Milk Gravy, Daddy's Biscuits and Just-Married Pound Cake.

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Garth Brooks to Blaze in Special Concerts | Garth Brooks

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Garth Brooks to Blaze in Special Concerts

Originally posted 01/25/2008 12:30PM

Garth Brooks will fight fire with five concerts, including one that'll be seen on the CBS special Garth Brooks: Live in L.A.! Friday at 9 p.m. ET.

The live concerts, to be played over two days at the Los Angeles Staples Center, will benefit the Southern California 2008 Fire Intervention Relief Effort (F.I.R.E.), and comes in the wake of last October's raging wildfires that struck the Southland.

Obviously Brooks, 45, strikes a chord with fans: Having sold 85,000 tickets in less than an hour, the country singer-songwriter – who retired from touring in 1998 – is the only artist in Staples Center history to sell out five concerts in one hour and play five concerts in two days.
Stephen M. Silverman

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Garth Brooks Donates Personal Stuff to Museum | Garth Brooks

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Garth Brooks Donates Personal Stuff to Museum

Originally posted 12/05/2007 11:55AM

Garth Brooks has cleaned out his closet, giving some of what he found to the Smithsonian in the nation's capital, reports The Washington Post's Reliable Source column. Among the donations: a reconstructed smashed guitar from a 1991 TV appearance, a Western-style concert outfit (including black elephant-skin boots), handwritten lyrics on a yellow legal pad and some plaques for sales milestones, including one adorned by a gold-painted audio cassette tape.

"To say that I'm flattered would not be enough," the semi-retired singer, 45, said of his inclusion in the American archive. "I always thought that when this happened you'd feel like Elvis, and I don't."

He added, "All I can think of while they're taking me around here is, 'What the hell am I doing in here?' " – Stephen M. Silverman

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Trisha Yearwood: I Was Scared of Garth's Kids

Originally posted 11/20/2007 03:05PM

When Trisha Yearwood married Garth Brooks in 2005, she also got an instant family with his daughters from his first marriage – which she now admits was nerve-wracking at first.

"It [was] scary. I'm madly in love with this guy, and this is the deal. So, I was really scared of them at first," she said on The View Tuesday, of Brooks's children, Taylor, 15, August, 13, and Allie. 11.

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Garth Brooks Announces New Music | Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks Announces New Music and Greatest Hits CD

Originally posted 08/18/2007 05:35PM

After bidding farewell to Nashville seven years ago to focus on fatherhood, country's one-time king, Garth Brooks, told reporters Saturday he’s back to battle the Keith Urbans of the genre with a new single and a new greatest hits collection.

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