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.
Quinoa (KEEN-wah) is probably the world's most popular superfood.
Ahh, spring. We've been teased before, but surely it well and truly arrives on the wings of Easter.
It's just not Easter without some sort of coconut dessert, whether it's a classic Southern coconut cake or a creamy coconut chocolate egg.
You may have heard word of it, the toast craze that sprang up in San Francisco last year and spread. Yes, the humble breakfast food went hipster.
The classic foods of Easter dinner have never done much for me.
Remember the days when you knew spring was coming by the arrival of asparagus at the grocer?
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.
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.
Brrr ... it really has been cold and dreary lately. I am glad that I'm not affected mentally by weather.
This is the pork tenderloin that was supposed to be a chicken. But it ended up being one of those delicious mistakes I was so glad I made.
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