Entertaining & Recipes

How to Host a Holiday Soiree

Entertaining can be a daunting task. These pros share tips and tricks for simplifying the seasonal party — without losing the panache.

A Cookie Cutter Christmas

One 40-year tradition brings old friends together once again for a beloved cookie swap.

Quick, Smoky Sips

This luxury libation takes a classic drink and adds an earthy applewood twist.

‘Rules’ of Entertaining

Mississippi Delta girl-turned-“Today” show correspondent serves up menus for every occasion and tips for entertaining success.

Eat Like a Local

Mobile has a rich culinary history, but the quintessential dishes can arguably be boiled down to just a few. Here are the recipes, foodstuffs and local products you need to know to claim the Bay area as home.

Thanksgiving Traditions, New and Old

Blair Mattei tackles her first Thanksgiving as a newlywed with the help of her two sisters-in-law and the perfect combination of everyone’s family traditions and recipes.

5 Go-To Comfort Food Recipes

The long-standing Southern tradition of bringing comfort food to those we love continues generation after generation, oftentimes with the same tried and true recipes.

5 Winning Recipes from Local Cook-offs

A winning recipe takes sweat, tears and plenty of secrecy about ingredients and methods. MB spills the beans on these local cook-offs.

How to Boil Peanuts

The time is now for the best boiled peanuts, and MB has the tips for making good goobers at home.

6 Game Day Party Recipes

Six close friends, former roommates and (rabid) Alabama football fans gather to kick off a new season in style.

Get the best of Mobile delivered to your inbox

Be the first to know about local events, home tours, restaurant reviews and more!

Latest Stories

JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST

Get the latest in fashion, food, art, homes, local history and upcoming events delivered right to your inbox.