One sure sign of spring is the availability of fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables in downtown Hinesville.
The pineapple is without a doubt the iconic image of Hawaii. But the tasty tropical fruit was introduced to the islands and originally calls South America home.
There is a dearth of cookbooks featuring recipes for Northern fried chicken. That's because the whole world knows that fried chicken is a Southern thing with its roots going back to the ignominious Old South, when European and African cultures clashed but eventually meshed. According to wisegeek.com, ancient cultures like those in China, Egypt, India and Rome were frying chickens thousands of years ago, but it wasn't anything like the fried chicken we know today. ...
Science long has known that potassium is needed for muscle control. In recent studies done at Tufts University's Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center, researchers found that including potassium-rich fruits and vegetables in our diets has beneficial effects on muscle. More specifically, older adults need potassium-rich fruits and vegetables that produce an alkaline rather than an acidic residue. Many of the foods we eat produce acidic residues in our bodies. With aging, many Americans ...
The supply of last summer's corn, butter beans, purple-hull peas, field peas, green beans and speckled butter beans that my wife and I put away in the freezer is starting to dwindle.
Every so often in the rough and tumble restaurant business there is that magical moment when an eatery is the right thing, at the right time and in the right place. That lightning has struck for The 5 Spot in Habersham Village.
Celebrate the Fruit of the Vine at the 2013 Tybee Wine Festival on April 10-14 TYBEE ISLAND. – Sip international wines and sample fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the 5th Annual Tybee Wine Festival here on April 10-14. Presented by the Tybee Post Theater, the festival will offer five events. Information and tickets are available at www.TybeeWineFestival.com ...
ATLANTA - The Kroger Co. Atlanta Division is recalling select in-store made Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon because it may contain pecans not listed on the label.
Winter has been mild so far this year, but my many aching joints and previously broken bones keep telling me a cold snap is coming. When the temperature does drop below freezing, I'll be ready because I've already made a large batch of chili.
Millions of Americans will gather around TVs this Sunday for the Super Bowl. While they watch, they'll put away tons of burgers, hot dogs, chips, dip and salsa, pizza and Buffalo wings. Especially Buffalo wings.
A healthy diet plays a significant role in a person's overall health. Without a healthy diet, men and women are more susceptible to disease and other potentially harmful ailments.
As his name implied, Wimpy was a wimp, but he was just as self-centered as the burly bully Brutus, with whom my hero, Popeye, had many philosophical discussions.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's Culinary Institute of Savannah is offering Bistro Savoir, which features chocolate desserts and artisan breads for a Valentine's Day fundraiser.
WASHINGTON - Some of Washington's top chefs came together to salute the president ahead of the inauguration, in part because of the first family's influence on the culture around food.
Whether you call it a frankfurter, frank, wienie, wiener, dog or red hot, the humble hot dog is as American as baseball and apple pie.
A simple sound, smell, action or flavor - a hug from a grandbaby, my wife's smile on our wedding day or a "drank and pack of nabs" - can activate memories of long ago.
Getting a group to agree on where to belly up for breakfast, lunch and dinner will become a bit harder in coming weeks.
Christian Bennett, owner of Van Gogh's Microbrewery, had a desire to brew high-quality beer and pair it with gourmet pizza. After almost a year of preparation and hard work, the first and only microbrewery and restaurant opened its doors for dinner in Statesboro earlier this month. Developing a menu from scratch had its set of obstacles, and coming up with Van Gogh's flagship beers presented its own set of hurdles.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters are now open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
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