Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving

Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving

It’s hard to find a food that is more versatile and more misunderstood than squash. You might even call it the un-glamorous, ugly step-sister of the “Three Sisters” (the staples of corn, beans and squash) that sustained Native American people for a millennia before the advent of European explorers. In fact it is believed to be one of man’s oldest cultivated crops, with archaeological data tracing its origins back 10,000 Read more »
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September 05, 2016
What’s on the Menu… to slow memory decline?

What’s on the Menu… to slow memory decline?

We know that healthy eating can lower the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. But did you know some super foods and how we prepare them can actually help slow the progression of memory decline? There is data to support that eating a diet rich in these foods may help the brain function better and slow memory loss. Well-Being spoke with Chef Damien Cavicchi, Regional Culinary Director Read more »
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September 05, 2016
MS Seafood: Choosing the Cream of the Catch

MS Seafood: Choosing the Cream of the Catch

Gulf Coast seafood is a favorite of fishermen, grocers, chefs, foodies, and all of us “just plain seafood lovers” everywhere for its superior taste and quality. In fact, 70 percent of the oysters, 69 percent of domestic shrimp, and a large number of the domestic hard and soft-shell blue crabs consumed in the U.S. each year come straight from the Gulf’s bountiful waters. We all know why we love our Gulf Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Honey Lemonade: the taste of summer in a glass

Honey Lemonade: the taste of summer in a glass

Nothing quenches a summer thirst like a cold glass of homemade lemonade! Try this all-natural recipe you can feel great about serving. INGREDIENTS: • 4 cups water • 1/3 – 1/2 cup Mississippi honey • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 5 – 7 large lemons) DIRECTIONS: Heat water and 1/3 cup of honey in a saucepan over low heat. Stir to dissolve honey. (This should take about 1 minute.) Once dissolved, remove from heat. Add Read more »
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July 04, 2016
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