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Neighborly Cheer

At Christmastime, the women of Winford Estates devote an entire day to partying. Every year, nearly 20 neighbors from the West Mobile subdivision get together during...

Good to the Last Drop

In a bygone era before the automatic bean grinders, electric coffee percolators and Starbucks’ steamed half-caf latte concoctions, the black brew was more luxury than commodity....

Pickling a Pickled Pepper

There was a time when most every home had a pantry lined with brightly colored Ball jars. Before refrigeration, people relied on canning to preserve rations that...

Second Helpings

Thanksgiving is a holiday of great abundance. It is when we indulge in an astonishing amount of food, football and family to celebrate our bountiful blessings. Then, ...

Going Potluck

Rosey's Mac and Cheese The best recipes are passed down so many times that the origin becomes unknown. Such is the case for this creamy side dish....

Dishes of a Lifetime

Fried Mushrooms Butch Cassidy’s Café Mushrooms are no longer in the dark, because Butch Cassidy’s Café shines the light on the fungus among us. The restaurant serves up about 40 pounds...

Off the Menu

Shrimp sauce-covered steak sounds like music to the mouth, but don’t look for it on a menu. Like an album’s hidden bonus track, this entree is...

Fusion Flair

Chakli Diggs doesn’t get to entertain nearly as much as you would expect he would, nor as much as he would like. Yet, when he does...

Culinary Artiste

Everything about Mary Elizabeth Kimbrough is colorful and creative — her life, her art and her entertaining style. The lifelong artist, a full-time lecturer at Bishop State...

Best Bites

South Alabama is, and always has been, an area steeped in tradition. Food plays a big part in that. There is nothing better than sharing local and...

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