Unlike the movies, life is not filled with action-packed drama. But there are dramatic moments that sometimes test our faith and resilience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It recently occurred to me that I've avoided any deep discussion on ethnic foods, so let's talk.
I often consider adjusting our thermostat because the humidity makes my wife's comfort-zone temperature of 75 degrees seem like 95. Sometimes, though, I fall back on that old, reliable cooling device - ice cream.
Statesboro's homegrown brewery, appropriately dubbed Eagle Creek Brewing Company, is scheduled to open its doors to the public on Sept. 1, just in time for football season. The brewery is in the midst of a regional beer tour that will allow beer enthusiasts to try one of their flagship brews at a variety of bars and restaurants in the Statesboro, Savannah and St. Simons areas. In Statesboro alone, 20 bars and restaurants are carrying ...
The thought of eating macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, tuna salad and chicken pot pies was comforting long before they were called comfort foods. Comfort foods don't have to be fancy. They're simple, delicious and usually inexpensive to make.