Of all the things that conjure up autumn for me, baked goods top the list. Cinnamon rolls with hot coffee on a crisp morning, fresh pumpkin puree in pies and cakes, the buttery sweetness of spiced apple cobbler and the crunch of homemade cookies in a warm, fragrant kitchen keep me thinking a…
The beginning of fall is upon us, and that means it is time for some heart-warming comfort dishes. There are so many reasons to love this time of year, such as the weather. It is ideal for taking in the beautiful landscape this country has to offer, and going to a pumpkin patch to pick out t…
Remember back in the day when the fast-food burger places started selling cheeseburgers wrapped in lettuce? I thought that was so original and such a clever way to still get that burger and avoid all those bread carbs.
If you’ve decided to go on a diet, there are some things you probably ought not to do. For instance, if your church’s women’s group decides to put together a cookbook to sell as a fundraiser, you probably shouldn’t be the one who gathers and organizes the mouth-watering recipes. (Follow me f…
Whether your battle cry is “War Eagle” or “Roll Tide” on football Saturdays, most of us can agree that healthy snacks are a must-have for game day gatherings.
When Erika Ray launched The Train Station Café at the local Amtrak station, she never dreamed she’d be closing the doors after only four weeks. Due to a worldwide pandemic, that’s exactly what happened.
Dill pickles are not my favorite. It’s nothing personal against them, I just vastly prefer sweet pickles. My grandmother calls them bread and butter pickles, and she likely has a lot to do with my preference for them.
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a healthy plant-based source of protein that is very popular in the U.S. right now, mainly because it is low-carb and naturally gluten-free. It is a complete protein, meaning it has all the essential amino acids.
No sooner had Dave Garfrerick, owner of Garferick’s Café in Oxford, made his way into the retail wine business when people began talking about a mysterious virus spreading across the nation. Then came the hand sanitizers, face masks and business closures.
I was in the Wedowee area recently and wanted to stop and have dinner. I stumbled upon a small restaurant called Lulu’s Country Kitchen, located next door to the Dollar General in Wedowee.
We all love a good potluck celebration, whether it’s a summertime barbecue, a big family reunion, a church picnic or just a simple gathering of friends. Fun, laughter, and food are in abundance at these events.
It’s summer, which means it’s blueberry season. Fresh berries are showing up at local farmers markets, and several area pick-your-own blueberry farms are open.
I am honored and privileged to live on a piece of property that my family has owned and farmed for over 90 years. My great grandfather cleared and planted this land and he worked here until he died. His children, grandchildren and great grandchildren now live on his farm and work the land.
In the football-obsessed South, the name Stephen Spurrier conjures up a Heisman trophy winner and collegiate football coach. In the wine world, the name Steven Spurrier conjures up a wine expert, author, vigneron, learned scholar and — most importantly to Americans — the man who put American…
Most folks around Calhoun County will recognize the signature Southern Girl Coffee Co. trailer as soon as they see it, but some may not know that they also have a storefront facility where they roast their own coffee beans to sell and use in their products.
According to Earl Glass of Munford, there are three things that chefs normally want in their careers: to own their own restaurant, to be on television and to have their own cookbook.
The Peach Man will be at Regions Bank in Oxford at 6 a.m. Friday, then -- if he hasn't sold out of peaches -- he will be at the Anniston Post Office at around 8 a.m. Friday.