Traditional Southern Blue-Plate Special Packs a Powerful Nutritional Punch

Traditional Southern Blue-Plate Special Packs a Powerful Nutritional Punch

If you grew up in the South, you can’t get through New Year’s Day without starting your year off right with the traditional black-eyed peas, turnip greens and cornbread for good luck. The peas were supposed to signify “jingling money,” the greens “folding money” and some say the cornbread was the “gold.” In my family, baked sweet potatoes typically rounded out the plate. I’m not sure what their significance was Read more »
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January 05, 2016
the scoop on HEALTHY FATS

the scoop on HEALTHY FATS

We all know that a low-fat diet is the key to losing weight, managing cholesterol, and preventing health problems. For years, fat has been portrayed as public enemy #1 when it comes to a healthy diet. But it’s important to remember that not all fat is bad, in fact some types of fat are essential to our overall health. More important than the amount of fat, is the kind of Read more »
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January 05, 2016
CHEF PAUL ADAIR OF THE GATHERING Serving Southern hospitality and  locally sourced seasonal fare

CHEF PAUL ADAIR OF THE GATHERING Serving Southern hospitality and locally sourced seasonal fare

It’s funny how life can take unexpected turns. Chef Paul Adair of The Gathering in Livingston, Mississippi was an engineering major working in Oxford restaurants at night when he realized how much more he preferred working with his hands and learning about cooking than attending engineering classes and working at a desk with computers. “I had worked in restaurants all through high school and so it was natural for me to Read more »
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November 06, 2015
Hot Cocoa: a cozy cup of goodness

Hot Cocoa: a cozy cup of goodness

Long (we’re talking millennia) before we thought of hot cocoa as something to get from a mix in a packet, Mayans were sipping a chocolate drink (albeit cold, not hot), while they created written languages, developed their own calendar and fought off European explorers. Imagine the buzz on the continent when returning conquistadores introduced Europeans to sweetened warm versions of the Mayan’s elixir for the first time in the 16th Read more »
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November 05, 2015
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