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A healthier Irish holiday

Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional Irish dish, and a favorite meal on St. Patrick's Day. While the flavor combinations are delicious, some may want to cut back on the fat and calories. By using my tips for preparing the brisket, and my recipe for Slow Cooked Brisket and Cabbage, you can have all the flavors of this Irish dish with far less calories.

March 06, 2013 | By Angela Shelf Medearis King Features | Food+Drink


PJ Thai's orange chicken draws interest

While wandering around downtown on one of those beautiful days last week I was struck by a craving for sweet and sour chicken. Coincidentally, I rounded the corner smack into PJ Thai's at that very moment.

February 28, 2013 | By Tim Rutherford Connect Savannah | Food+Drink


Soup really is good food

Soup is one of those simple comfort foods that conjure pleasant childhood memories, like watching "The Wonderful World of Disney" on a Sunday evening while eating a bowl of Campbell's tomato soup with a grilled-cheese sandwich.

February 27, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Columnist | Food+Drink


Sweet facts about sweet potatoes

I'm often asked about the difference between sweet potatoes and yams. The sweet potato is not a potato or even a distant cousin. Potatoes are tubers; sweet potatoes are roots.

February 27, 2013 | By Angela Shelf Medearis King Features | Food+Drink


Spring market opens March 7

One sure sign of spring is the availability of fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables in downtown Hinesville.

February 22, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


A little bit of Havanna in Savannah

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.

February 21, 2013 | By Tim Rutherford Columnist | Food+Drink


Fried chicken is genuine Southern dish

There is a dearth of cookbooks featuring recipes for Northern fried chicken.

February 20, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Harnessing potassium is key for staying strong

Science long has known that potassium is needed for muscle control.

February 20, 2013 | By Angela Shelf Medearis King Features | Food+Drink


Vegetable side dishes support entree

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.

February 13, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Columnist | Food+Drink


5 Spot hits lucky 7

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.

February 12, 2013 | By Tim Rutherford Connect Savannah | Food+Drink


Wine festival on Tybee in March

Celebrate the Fruit of the Vine at the

February 12, 2013 | Staff Report | Food+Drink


Recall prompted by unlisted nuts

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.

February 11, 2013 | Special to Connect | Food+Drink


Enjoy bowl of hot chili on a cold day

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.

February 06, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Food+Drink


Buffalo wings are hot items these days

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.

January 30, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Make your favorite recipes healthier

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.

January 30, 2013 | Special to Connect | Food+Drink


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'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

April 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Coffee important to mornings, national security

It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.

April 02, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Vindicated over once 'bad' foods

This column, "Around the Table," has celebrated a number of foods the so-called experts tell us are bad. I quietly but forcefully tell these control freaks to leave me alone. I'll eat what Georgia boys have been eating since 1733. I have a wife and a mama; I don't need a nanny.

March 27, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Gadgets enhance both cooking, eating

It's hard to imagine what mealtime would be like without the invention of simple kitchen gadgets.

March 20, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Celebrate the often underrated egg

I like eggs - boiled, poached or fried.

March 13, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Eating healthy is harder than you think

My wife, kids, mama and a mess of doctors have strongly suggested that I try to eat healthy. But eating healthy is harder than most folks think.

March 05, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Some food should come with warning labels

The only time I'm not reading, writing or thinking deeply about something is when I'm fishing or sitting on the back porch at the end of a long work day.

February 26, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


Urban farmer brings message here

Urban farmer K. Rashid Nuri told Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members that quality food can and should be grown anywhere, including the concrete jungles of inner cities. Nuri said the United States is the richest country in the world, yet many Americans are food-insecure.

February 21, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Food+Drink


Military services broadens culinary tastes

That wise Southern philosopher, Jeff Foxworthy, suggested one's origins affect how one talks, works, plays and thinks.

February 19, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Food+Drink


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