As our nation's two most patriotic observances approach -- Memorial Day and Fourth of July -- cooks and hosts out there will turn their thoughts to the feasting that accompanies them.
Summer's bounty of produce isn't here yet, and yes, the rain slowed the spring season once again -- but over the past few weeks I have had spring's bounty with tender greens and strawberries.
Fresh herbs are one of nature's best low-cal flavor sources.
To be honest, it's hard not to get inspired by hasselback potatoes, those deliciously crisp and creamy potatoes that are thinly sliced so they fan out accordion-style during roasting.
Chef Chris Ellis has taken on a Herculean task: changing a way of thinking.
Eating fresh pineapple always reminds me of balmy vacation nights in Hawaii.
A chill drizzle fell from the skies on a recent Thursday morning in Columbus. In spite of it, a line of people filled the walkway outside the Bread of Life Food Pantry, patiently waiting for the doors to open.
Cinco de Mayo is such an odd party day in the U.S. At least it is to me.
Some moms want a spa day. Some moms crave chocolate. And some moms just want a little fancy pampering.
Howard Wooldridge, a Washington lobbyist, is a former detective and forever Texan on an important mission -- trying to persuade the 535 members of Congress to end the federal war on marijuana.
April showers bring more than May flowers -- they also bring the annual May Luncheon and Bake Sale at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
When people think barbecue sauce, they usually think something tomato- or vinegar-based. But today, I want to convince you to consider another breed of barbecue -- white.
Butter and dill are lovely on roasted carrots, but this spring I wanted something a little more ... robust.
There are any number of great places to eat in the Golden Triangle, week in and week out. But there is one place where food dollars spent Saturday can add power and punch to the fight against cancer.
Remember the warm spinach salad? That hot bacon dressing, crumbles of blue cheese, crunchy nuts and those canned orange slices, all mounded over a bed of slightly wilted spinach?
When shopping for asparagus, people often focus on the wrong thing -- how thick the stalks are. They think thinner is better.
There's been so much catfish in the air lately -- the Catfish in the Alley cooking contest Saturday in downtown Columbus, and the CONTACT Helpline catfish (and barbecue) plate fundraiser the same day. It seemed an appropriate time to touch on this prolific Southern staple.
I had every healthy intention of continuing my miniseries on ancient grains with a few words on millet and amaranth. However, you know how many roads are paved with some of those intentions.
The Lowndes County Extension Service and Lowndes Farm Supply present a free Tomato Battle and Tomato Growing seminar Tuesday.
For my daughter's 10th birthday, I took 15 giggling girls to dinner at a Japanese steakhouse.