I went to Soul Food Saturday at Arlington House this past Saturday and loved every delicious minute of it. Pork wings and braised collards and perfect mac and cheese. Sweet tea and some chocolate cake made the visit complete. Here's some info from the home's website: Arlington is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture … Continue reading Soul Food Saturdays and Tasty Thursdays
AIDS Alabama brings together local artists to create art and opportunities through an art auction with a real-time twist. AIDS Alabama does serious work, but the fundraisers this organization puts on tend to be lots of fun. On the heels of April’s successful Dining Out for Life, when AIDS Alabama teamed up with local restaurants … Continue reading Art Alive!
I was at the farmers' market at Pepper Place on Saturday, wanting tomatoes and peaches and hesitating about buying anything with all the leftovers still in my fridge from our 4th of July family dinner. Then Ana Kelly, owner of Dayspring Dairy suggested quesadillas made with our leftover Full Moon Bar-B-Que pulled chicken and sliced … Continue reading (Leftover) Barbecue and Sheep Milk Fresca Quesadillas
Here's what I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on July 2. These vacation-ready must-reads include a LOL trip around the world, a thriller from Down Under, an important story of self-invention and some easy-to-pick-up, easy-to-pick-up-later short stories. Less by Andrew Sean Greer is laugh-out-loud funny and poignant and important all at the same time. This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is … Continue reading Fox 6 Books: July