The healthy noodle market is booming, thanks to low-carb fans, and so it's no surprise that kelp noodles, which used to be a specialty-store item only, are now readily available at the neighborhood supermarket.
Those who love short ribs love them. Those who haven't cooked them at home before might be a little intimidated by them. Let's bridge that gap.
Lily Dunn is planning it all out -- the '50s greaser-look costumes she and her friends are thinking about for Saturday at Trotter Convention Center. The 15-year-old from New Hope thinks she'll go as a roller skating waitress.
Sixty-two years after Aaron Harcrow Sr. served his last day in the United States Army, the 84-year-old received four medals for his honorable service.
Before long, Katy Simpson Smith will travel to Rome, a land of ancient cultures, divine art and inspiration.
Ah, August! The dog days of summer typically bring exhausting heat, long spells of no rain and very high electric bills.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library will host a Back-to-School Banana Bonanza from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26.
Blues musician Big Joe Shelton of Macon has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
Mark Twain might have said it best: "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Well, Mark, lately it's beginning to matter.
Each Labor Day holiday, locals and visitors from near and far gather at the Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery in northwestern Alabama for a one-of-a-kind celebration filled with music, food and fellowship.
Forrest Lamar Cooper of Florence, Mississippi, is the scheduled speaker for the Noxubee County Historical Society Aug. 22.
Visiting authors, panel discussions, book signings, booksellers, live music, tours, food and more promise to make the third annual Mississippi Book Festival Saturday, Aug. 19 a book lover's playground.
Although we're in the middle of a blazing hot summer, I find my gardening thoughts wandering to the coming fall season.
Thomas Nawrocki, art professor emeritus at Mississippi University for Women, recently received the Best of Show Award at the fifth annual National Juried Exhibition at the Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, Virginia.
When I first heard about folks grilling romaine lettuce, I was pretty skeptical. Lettuce is supposed to be crisp. Grilling would make it soggy. What's the point?
Cornbread has always had a bit of an identity crisis in our house: Is it savory or is it sweet? Does it replace dinner rolls or dessert?
This is my French-flavored version of peel 'n' eat shrimp. The sauce is delicious and warrants a whole baguette just for sopping up.
And then that moment of summer arrives when the green beans are piled so high at the markets, and being sold at such a low price, that you feel like you'd be a fool not to pick up a pound or two or five.