Entertaining & Recipes

The Caterers

Time was, the word ‘catering’ conjured up visions of sterno-powered chafing dishes and mounds of fussy white linen tablecloths. Large events might have meant bland food of the...

Gather

It’s no secret that breaking bread together builds community. With a concept known as Gather, Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) has transformed the idea of a simple dinner...

Garden Party

When Jeanne and Mike Clarke bought their Mountain Brook home, the backyard was little more than grass and a concrete retaining wall. Jeanne’s wish was for a place...

Easy Summer Recipes

Tasia’s journey back home began during the late 1990s. While still working in the business world, she took some classes at the Culinary Institute of America. It was...

5 Ways to Eat Gulf Seafood

Ceviche-marinated Grilled Gulf Shrimp Tacos 21 - 25 count Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 2 cups tomato juice 1 cup...

Simple & Comforting Soups

Chicken-Coconut Soup with Sweet Potato 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic 1 medium sweet...

Holiday Cakes

Bourbon Eggnog Cake Prepare Snowy White Layer Cake as directed, and prepare Eggnog Filling and Bourbon-Vanilla Bean Frosting. Spread...

Inside John Fleer's Canyon Kitchen

It’s been seven years since Chef John Fleer left Blackberry Farm, leaving behind a legacy of farm-to-table fare that helped spark a new movement in food. And...

Good Neighbors

Canterbury Road in Mountain Brook winds through a verdant neighborhood filled with glorious Tudors and Colonial-style homes. A triangle-shaped park runs alongside one area, welcoming kids from...

Supper Swap

Gathering the family together around the dinner table is never an easy task, especially during the school year. Mother of three Amanda Johnson sought to remedy that...

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