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Those soups and stews and hearty meals served you and your family well through the cold months of winter. But now that spring has sprung, your taste buds are telling you it’s time to lighten up the menu.
Here to help you make that seasonal transition is Tuscaloosa County farm wife and country cooking connoisseur Peggy Walker. From a cheesy asparagus casserole to a scrumptious Blueberry Torte, Peggy’s recipes will get your spring off to a deliciously refreshing start. more
Last summer, Carl and Owene Godsey celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Owene says “a lot of guts and backbone” have pulled them through the 50-plus years. But as Carl is apt to attest, Owene’s good cooking has had a right smart to do with that, too. Give Owene’s recipes a try. It’s no guarantee your marriage will last 50 years, but no man could possibly run out on cooking like this. more
One thing you may notice about these recipes from Mitzi Holladay: They all will serve a crowd. “That’s because we entertain all the time, so I’m usually cooking for 18 or 20,” Mitzi says. “I was blessed with the gift of hospitality, and I love to cook, and we’ve got a big house that’s set up just right for entertaining, so we have folks out every chance we get.” more
Angie Wysner is a regular in The Country Kitchen. No, not this “Country Kitchen”; The Country Kitchen restaurant that she and her husband, Dean, own in Randolph County. It’s where folks in and around the town of Woodland go when they want good, down-home cooking away from home. more
Throughout its first 15 years, Neighbors magazine regularly provided readers a sampling of recipes. Some were sent in by readers, and some were winners in cooking contests, but most appeared courtesy of various state and national commodity groups and, more often, of food manufacturers who were promoting their products. more
All in all, November is a delightful month in the Southeast. Hot weather is history, and serious cold spells are yet to come. Crops are in from the fields. Football’s still going strong. Families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving. And the holiday season officially gets under way. more