Parker's Perfect Picks is a family owned and operated business by Rick and Diane Parker. The Parkers were born and raised in east Tennessee with a strong tradition of historical pride in its geography and wonderful people. Staying true to our reputation for southern hospitality, Parker's Perfect Picks is dedicated to introducing some of Tennessee's finest producers and satisfying its customers with exceptional quality and customer service. Enjoy flavors of Tennessee for a truly authentic southern experience.

We are so proud of the hard work that has gone into each of the products we have chosen, we want to share a little bit about the people that we work with to bring you these great items and what makes them 'perfect picks' and true 'flavors' of Tennessee.

 

Annie's TENNESSEE HOME Collection
Annie was born in the little town of Clinton, TN. She came into the world with disabilities and a future of difficult hurdles and uncertainties. She was very dependent on her loving mother for security and support. Annie was deeply saddened when she lost her mother to illness when she was just 8 years old.
Annie went to live with relatives and has since found security and happiness again. She has worked hard to craft a collection that lovingly represents her feeling of home and family. Simply put, Annie says, "I love my TENNESSEE HOME!"

PARKER'S HANDCRAFTED CLASSIC TENNESSEE TOYS
We have handcrafted toys reminiscent of a time when Appalachian children created toys with familiar objects from home. Our classic toys are still crowd pleasers today. All are designed to stimulate imagination, coordination and most of all, lots of fun. Included are instructions and game suggestions for hours of creative play.

MERRITT POPCORN
Merritt Pop was established in 1984 and is a family run business spanning three generations. Their corn is grown in the fertile soil of the Tennessee Valley using seeds from local farmers. It's the popcorn sold at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN and featured at Neyland Stadium, home of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. This popcorn has been enjoyed by all for the quality of ingredients and exceptional corn flavor. 
 
 
CRACKER BARREL
A dream come true in the hills of Tennessee, Cracker Barrel still has that old southern country charm. Back in the day their country store was a common meeting place for folks to gather around a barrel full of saltine crackers and share their Appalachian common sense wisdom. Enjoy a taste of those days with Cracker Barrel's hearty, made from scratch sourdough bread.

BROTHER'S FINE FOODS
Since their humble beginning of processing in a 20 qt. stock pot to their 1,750 gallon kettle today, Brother's has proudly produced award winning pepper relish. Staying true to an old family recipe, their pepper relish has deliciously distinct homemade flavor! While grilling, add another delicious flavor with Brother's spicy rub. Made with the freshest spices it's fabulous on all meats and makes great seasoned fries. Brother's family recipes are created with old fashioned goodness that comes through in every irresistible bite!

SMOKY MOUNTAIN BARBEQUE SAUCE
Follow the signs from Clarkrange, TN to Muddy Pond, an Amish community that boasts a Sorgum Mill and General Store. Where Andy and Edna Yoder make their honey barbeque sauce in a traditional home setting. The Yoder's disciplined attention to detail result in a blend of flavors that are completely wonderful! 
 
JACK DANIELS
Whiskey seeps slowly for days through charcoal made from the best sugar maple wood to be found. After the mellowing is done what remains is charcoal good and soaked with Jack Daniels Old No 7 Tennessee whiskey. So add the unique flavor of the greatest 'sippin' whiskey in the world to anything you put on the grill with Jack Daniels grilling pellets. Enjoy!

DAS JAM HAUS
Members of the Mennonite faith, rich in history and tradition, the Fisher's still make their jam the traditional way. With love and care their jam is made in small batches and open kettles with no artificial color or flavoring. Enjoy this delicious pure flavor on bread or over ice cream, what a treat!

WILLA'S
At Willa's Shortbread, "Traditionally Southern" isn't just a name, it's their heritage. For over 30 years, Willa's shortbread has produced the finest shortbread cookies and cheese Biscuits using traditional southern recipes and with family guarded attention to detail and quality. All their products are still made by hand in small batches to ensure quality and freshness. 


Goo Goo  Cluster                                                                                                                               Created in 1912 in Nashville Tennessee,  Goo Goo Clusters were the world's first ever combination candy bar produced with more than one principal ingredient.  These unique clusters were first sold unwrapped, unnamed and under glass at drug store candy counters.  It is said that the name came finally from a customer suggesting that "Goo Goo is a baby's first words and it is so good people will ask for it at birth."

Vienna Coffee                                                                                                                                 Vienna Coffee Co. roast their specialty coffee in a rustic  Roastery in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.  Their goal is to supply the very best, freshest specialty coffees available to coffee lovers throughout east Tennessee and southeast. 

Moon Pie                                                                                              

Created in a Chattanooga bakery in early 1900.  Originally created for coal miners to carry in their lunch pails.  Miners wanted a snack that was solid, filling and the size of, as one miner described with his big hands circling the moon, "About that big!"  A well-known Tennessee confection that's a true southern tradition!  

Mountain Dew

Originally trademarked in Knoxville Tennessee to be used as a mixer with whiskey.  Original bottle designed to look like a bootlegged beverage made in mountain stills and decorated with hillbillies and outhouses.  Delicious sweet citrus flavored soft drink and  refreshing flavor of Tennessee!

Nutro-pet products

Nutro headquarters is located in Franklin, Tenn., just outside of Nashville.  Nutro has been in business since 1926 and is a favorite among pet parents across the country.  Nutro uses natural ingredients in their products and they believe natural foods are healthier, safer and tastier.  Proud Tennessee producer!

Spoil Me S'mo -pet products

Privately owned Tennessee Company whose goal is to make healthy treats dogs will enjoy, using top indredients and no preservatives. Locally sourced human grade ingredients mixed with Tennessee love to make training or spoiling a lot more of fun!

 



 

 

*Based on product availability we reserve the right to on rare occasion substitute advertised items with other items that also meet our high quality standards.