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Tag: November 2014

On the Poarch Front

   ABOVE RIGHT Lony Street of the Mesquakie pays close attention to the placement of his face paint, a highly symbolic tradition in many Native American cultures....

Unexpected Eats: Baldwin County Edition

Grits -N- Gravy   Nestled in the heart of downtown Elberta awaits a little house with enormous biscuits and handcrafted French toast. The diner, Grits -N- Gravy, began with a chance encounter. In...

Hunting Season

Fall in Point Clear is like a party that is over, cleaned up and waiting until summer again. The air is quiet and cool. The east breeze keeps...

6 No-Fail Holiday Recipes

1. Fresh Green Beans These simple yet delicious veggies complement a variety of different dishes. Plus, the fresh-from-the-garden color livens up any plate. 1- 2 pounds fresh...

Ask McGehee

Betty Bienville was a pen name used by Nettie Chandler (1869 - 1943) and her sister, Mary (1875 - 1956). Both were descendants of attorney Daniel Chandler whose...

The Secret's in the Roux

1. ORDER UP Market by the Bay marinates their seafood in the gumbo’s spices and seasonings. The result? A full, fresh flavor that can’t be beat. Market...

Cranberry Jamming

Cranberries are the culinary jewels of the holiday season. The garnet-hued gems add a glorious burst of color and flavor to Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holiday feastings. Their...

The Lagniappe of November

In Birmingham and Atlanta, they’re quietly raking up the year’s gardening dreams, stuffing them into plastic bags. In the upper South, frosts fall hard in November,...

Tortillas for Change

It’s still dark when Loraine Ostema and I converge at the café on Saturday. The scent of onions and warm oil flares our nostrils. We watch as Loraine’s 16-year-old...

All-American Gourmet

Seafood Jubilee Macaroni & Cheese The traditional side gets a coastal twist when infused with fresh-from-the-Gulf shrimp and crabmeat. Substitute crawfish for...

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