May 23, 2024

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Tequila’s Upscale fried pound cake chosen for Common Mills contest

The owner of 1 of Middle Tennessee’s latest foodstuff vehicles is a major decide on for the Typical Mills Community to Nation recipe contest.

Quila Yancy, proprietor of Tequila’s Upscale, is in the operating for her deep-fried pound cake.

“I guess it was just destiny that I ran throughout the Standard Mills recipe contest,” said Yancy, a sergeant in the Tennessee Military Countrywide Guard who opened her foods truck this yr.

Quila Yancy of Smyrna shows off her deep-fried pound cake in her food truck, Tequila's Upscale. Her recipe is in the running for Neighborhood to Nation recipe contest from General Mills.

The 14-yr military services veteran is new to the foods truck scene, but she’s an skilled prepare dinner.

“I have been cooking my full daily life,” the Smyrna resident stated.

Yancy’s mother battles sickle mobile anemia, which results in serious fatigue and soreness.

“My mother was in and out of the hospital, so we had to cook dinner. .. My siblings and I were being in the kitchen area cooking foods. It started from there,” Yancy stated.