Food "holidays" amaze me. It's hard to name a food that doesn't have a day or month devoted to its celebration. February is National Chocolate Lovers Month (of course). And National Potato Lovers Month. And National Cherry Month, Grapefruit Month, Snack Food Month and Hot Breakfast Month, to name a few. But it gets better.
There's nothing like a bowl of steaming chicken soup when you're feeling under the weather, or even simply to warm a winter.
Centuries ago, focaccia began as a by-product: When bakers needed to gauge the heat of the wood-fired oven -- focaccia stems from focolare and means "fireplace" -- they would tear off a swatch of dough, flatten it, drizzle it with olive oil, and pop it into the hearth to bake as an edible oven thermometer.
Lynne Rosamond carefully unfolds a letter from another century. The handwriting is small and close, the paper fragile with age. Not unexpected in correspondence penned 170 years ago. It is one of several letters from the mid-1800s discovered in family memorabilia at Franklin Square, the circa 1835 home of Lilla Pratt Rosamond until her passing in 2009.
Mississippi's oldest film festival will once again celebrate independent filmmakers with a showcase in the Golden Triangle.
Tickets to an event that typically fills Trotter Convention Center each spring will become available to the public Thursday.
The Department of Theatre at Mississippi University for Women will present "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System will host a pottery demonstration by local artist Stephen Phillips on Tuesday, Feb. 26 starting at 12:30 p.m.
A national network of college student leaders who support children impacted by a parent's cancer is announcing that Mississippi State will host a new chapter of Camp Kesem this fall.
Former astronaut and International Space Station commander Scott Kelly visits Mississippi State on Thursday, Feb. 21 as part of the university Student Association's Global Lecture Series.
A 1967 Mississippi State mathematics honors graduate and accomplished U.S. District Judge is returning to his alma mater as the newest guest in the Lamar Conerly Governance Lecture Series, part of February's Black History Month events.
Mississippi State's Shackouls Honors College continues its Orators lecture series Wednesday, Feb. 20 with Melvin Rogers.
Where to start with today's topic, of deliberately putting woody garden debris to use? It's way easier than dragging stuff to the street and a lot simpler than composting. And it can be downright artistic.
This week, we continue our look at the 2019 Mississippi Medallion plants with a fantastic Mississippi tree, the tupelo.