The term "ancient grains" has been the buzzword on food blogs, in magazines and on grocery labels for the past several years.
During my personal wonder years, the main dish on our family holiday tables never changed. It was quite comforting, in fact.
Soup can be an unusual choice for a spring dinner.
You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize.
For most of us, salads are mainly unplanned affairs. Which is why the idea of salad cookbooks can seem kind of silly.
A troubling phone call woke Billy Crossley in the middle of the night 30 or so years ago. The passage of time has not blurred his memory of it.
I do not know about you, but I have noticed a shift in my mail.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Orchestra presents "Italian Ideals" March 21, its final concert of the 2014-2015 season.
Dr. Michael Boyd will present the lecture-recital "A History of the Guitar in Spain and Cultural Development Through the 20th Century" Tuesday.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Be aware that some venues add facility/convenience charges to ticket prices.
Beyond the glitter, rhinestones, false eyelashes, wigs that change by the hour, and form-fitting jewel-tone gowns is my favorite drag queen, RuPaul.
Mother Nature has been teasing gardeners lately as the weather flips back and forth from warm, early-spring days to freezing temperatures and winter precipitation.
An annual rite of spring is just around the corner.
Eight years ago, a few seniors who regularly gathered at what would become the Townsend Community Center in central Columbus came up with the idea for a soul food supper.
With St. Patrick's Day looming, let's whip up some champ, a rich and rustic Irish dish of mashed potatoes flecked with scallions and topped with butter.
I'm ashamed to admit this, for I am no fan of fast food, but I've always had a soft spot for McDonald's shakes.
"I get a bad rap!" Sandra Stone protested in jest. She's the baritone of the Harmony G.R.I.T.S. barbershop quartet. "At Christmas, when we sing about being naughty or nice, they always point to me when we get to 'naughty'."
Turning 50 is a milestone. For the Columbus Arts Council, it's cause for celebration.