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Tag: June 2011

Lunch at the Farm

Lower Alabama celebrity-in-residence Lucy Buffett shares some of her favorite easy, breezy recipes for a light summer meal at her country house.

Ask McGehee: Magnolia Manor

 In June 1931, the homeowner, local defense attorney Foster Kirksey Hale Jr., was gunned down by his former mistress in his St. Michael Street office. “Two...

Sandwich Shopping

John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich, was a man of many great accomplishments, most notably inventing the sandwich. Nowadays, sandwiches still gather fame through name.And...

Summer Party Perfection

“Cooking and sharing food and fellowship is just natural for me, ” says Debra Blackburn. “My grandmother, Ella Hill, instilled in me the ‘food equals love’ concept...

Down-home Cookin’

Having grown up in a small town, I’ve experienced the bliss that is dirt-road dining. As a rule of thumb, the dustier the turnrow, the tastier...

Hike, Bike & Paddle

The Gulf of Mexico has been in our faces so long we’ve become myopic. We don’t even focus on other nearby waterways. It’s time to dip a paddle, ...

The Seafarers

Many public sculptures dot Mobile’s landscape. They have become as essential to the city’s character as the oaks that grace our neighborhoods. Some of our best-known pieces include the...

Beer Hopping

You can almost smell the hoppy, malty aroma on the Bay breeze. Is your mouth watering in anticipation? Eastern Shore watering holes can quench the craving with intriguing...

Restaurant Review: Dragonfly Foodbar

Doug Kerr, owner of Fairhope’s Dragonfly Foodbar, is a self-described “foodsmith.” He takes great pride in his unique, innovative cuisine. “Foodsmith just sounds cooler than chef,...

Spotlight on Jason Smith

The Gulf Coast’s finicky weather may be a challenge to predict, but Jason Smith takes the high pressure in stride. The native Mobilian, who graduated from Ole...

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