Alabama is one of the most agriculturally diverse states in the country, growing everything from soybeans to sweet potatoes and cattle to catfish. These stories and recipes introduce you to the farmers who grow our food and highlight some of Alabama’s best cooks monthly.
Alabama-raised catfish is known worldwide for its quality and taste. Whether fried, baked, grilled or featured in gumbos, stews and chowders, catfish is an ingredient that gets people excited to sit down and eat. more
Canning has traditionally been a way to preserve an abundance of vegetables grown in spring and summer to save for winter months. While that’s still true, canning can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of their vegetable gardening skills. Making pickles is arguably the best place to start. more
As food culture in America becomes more sophisticated, pork’s place at the dinner table has been elevated. As evident by the winners of the Alabama Pork Producers’ annual recipe contest, “The Other White Meat” can be dressed up or down and possesses the rare quality of being packed with flavor while simultaneously pairing well with just about anything. more