Alabamians are passionate about their football, Chilton County peaches and the first non-commercially grown tomato of the season. (These passions are not necessarily listed in order of importance.) Read the full story
Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, the day Americans celebrate freedom and the beginning of our great nation. What better way to celebrate than with food! Read the full story
Alabamians are passionate about their football, Chilton County peaches and the first non-commercially grown tomato of the season. (These passions are not necessarily listed in order of importance.)
Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, the day Americans celebrate freedom and the beginning of our great nation. What better way to celebrate than with food!
Tomorrow, as we celebrate the signing of our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776, many will be raising a glass of wine to toast our country’s birthday. It is interesting to reflect on three wine milestones interwoven with our American history.
Chilton County peach farmer Ken Easterling, known in these parts as “the peach man,” is planning to be in Calhoun County on Friday selling peaches and home-grown tomatoes.
Chicken Salad Chick, a fast-casual restaurant serving chicken salad, opens today at Oxford Exchange. This has many people terribly excited, and other people asking, “But it’s just chicken salad, right?”
Wine-Searcher.com is an online database that brings together wine aficionados and wine purveyors. I often consult this site for price information on rare or hard-to-find vintages of a particular wine.
Every home cook is only as good as her (or his) kitchen garden. From tangy dill to subtle, gentle lemon balm to rich, distinctive sage, a well-stocked herb garden takes any cook’s recipes from “pretty good” to “wow, how did you do this?!”
Have you ever had someone in your life who inspired you to do something? Maybe it was a singer who inspired you to want to sing, or a person that assisted you along life’s journey and inspired you to want to help someone else.
George Smith would never forgive us if we didn’t give y’all updates on the peach man. Smith, the longtime Anniston Star columnist who passed away April 9, for years alerted readers to the arrival of Ken Easterling and his truckloads of Chilton County peaches each summer.
Robert Parker has said, “When the history of Napa’s great vineyards is written, the 40-acre Spottswoode grand cru vineyards will be counted among the finest grand vineyards in the region.”
Meat grown in a laboratory is several years away from hitting store shelves, but the Alabama Legislature is already attempting to regulate it.
Along with millions of others on April 15, I watched in horror as flames engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral and its gothic spire fell onto the roof, bringing down the enormous wooden beams known as the “Forest,” which had supported this 850-year-old structure.
As a young child, Caron Duckworth spent many hours in the kitchen with her grandmother Flora, making delicious treats for the family. “Pies were her specialty,” she said. “As I stood alongside her, I developed the same love for preparing food that she had.”
I also enjoy eating out frequently, and I make it a point to explore new places most every Friday night. I seek out places that offer a pleasant dining atmosphere, are convenient, aren’t overcrowded (because I despise waiting), aren’t overpriced and that serve great-tasting food.
Today is National Brothers and Sisters Day. As children, we develop special bonds with our siblings, and our siblings tend to know us inside and out.
One of the most storied wine companies in existence today is the family-owned and operated E&J Gallo wine conglomerate, founded in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo.