Holiday Leftovers Cookbook

Thanksgiving has ended and Christmas is less than two weeks away now. We’re all gearing up for the holy grail of the holiday season and another huge holiday meal. But, what do we do with all those leftovers after the holidays end? Well, I asked around and compiled a sort of holiday leftovers cookbook!


4 simple tips for hosting a memorable summer party

(BPT) – From outdoor cookouts to dinner parties on the patio, summer is the ideal season for entertaining guests. According to a recent survey commissioned by Delta Faucet, an overwhelming majority of homeowners (89 percent) plan to host at least one summer gathering this season. To ensure hosts are well prepared, below are tips […]

3 things you’ll need to throw the ultimate tailgating party

(BPT) – Football season is finally upon us and fans everywhere are getting revved up to cheer on their favorite team. Whether you watch the big game from the comfort of your home or head down to the stadium, it’s the perfect time to throw the mother of all football celebrations – a really […]

Seasoning tips to help you savor a great grilling season

(BPT) – Flowers are blooming, days are longer and temperatures are much warmer – you can probably recognize all the signs that grilling season has arrived! But do you know how to best season all the fresh foods you’ll grill this summer?

Sure, a dash of salt and pepper may be all you need […]

Could a Chicken Virus Cause Obesity?


New research seems to prove that it does.


How would a virus like Ad-36 cause fat? Atkinson explains, “There are three ways that we think Ad-36 makes people fatter: (1) It increases the uptake of glucose from the blood and converts it to fat; (2) it increases the creation of fat molecules […]

Mary Lord goes to Chicago Cafe on Mobile Street

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Hometown Good Eats: Mary visits Claunch Cafe in Spring Park

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In Episode 3 of Hometown Good Eats, Mary Lord visits Claunch Cafe in Tuscumbia, Al. Claunch Cafe is located in Spring Park and is owned by Chris Claunch.


Salmonella Outbreak of Pistachio



May 20, 2016

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Update What was the Problem and What was Done About It? What are the Symptoms of Salmonella Infection? How Soon After Exposure do Symptoms Appear? What are the Complications of Salmonella Infections? Who is at Risk? What Specific Products were Recalled? What do Restaurants and Retailers Need […]

Birmingham Man Dies in Tunica Casino Water Fountain

Hollywood Casino in Tunica, Ms.

On Sunday, May 1, police responded to a report that a man had fallen into a casino fountain in Tunica.



Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken Recall


WASHINGTON, April 26, 2016 – Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 4,568,080 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.



Chick Fil A Recalls Cookies for Peanut Allergies

Chick-fil-A’s Chocolate Chunk Cookie supplier, CSM Bakery Solutions, has issued a voluntary recall of certain lots of Chick-fil-A’s cookies due to the potential presence of undeclared peanut allergens.


Here’s How To Make The Perfect Beef Tenderloin

INGREDIENTS 2 lbs of beef tenderloin Pepper


How to Pour the Perfect Beer



Also, A Head For Profits of Muscle Shoals has an opening for a Draft Beer Quality Technician.



Events in the Shoals for the Weekend

Thursday April 7 Scott Boyer III 5-7 pm Swamper’s – Inside Marriott Shoals Free. 256-246-3600 www.marriottshoals.com […]

7 steps to patio perfection

(BPT) – Daffodils bloom brightly by the back door, temperatures are balmy, cookout season is on the horizon and you’re ready to give your outdoor living space a breath of fresh air. Great patios and decks enhance your enjoyment of spring and summer, and boost home value, so it’s well worth the investment to […]

6 summer sides you never knew you could grill

(BPT) – What image does the word “grilling” bring to mind? Do you envision thick, juicy burgers or steaks? What about sauce-slathered chicken breasts sizzling over coals? Cooking out is one of the great joys of warm weather, but if you leave side dishes out of your grilling plans – or stick with cold […]

A.M Booth’s Lumberyard Expands, Open to the Public

A.M Booth’s Lumberyard Spring Celebration and Reveal Party, April 8, 2016

HUNTSVILLE — A.M Booth’s Lumberyard, outdoor wedding and event venue, expands to include a public restaurant, bar and grill with patio, and taproom. Spring Celebration and Reveal Party is set for Friday, April 8, 2016, starting with live music at 5p.m. Experience […]

Books-A-Million releases list of good reads for Spring Break

FLORENCE–Spring Break season is here, which means plenty of downtime, recreation, and R&R – rest and reading, that is! To help students steer clear of wordy textbooks during the well-deserved week off, Books-A-Million has released top-rated titles to tote along for the vacation fun – from fantasy tales and suspenseful thrillers to contemporary romance […]

Florence native Krystina Bole selected as Billy Reid Store Director of the Year


Krystina Bole pictured with internationally – renowned clothing designer, Billy Reid


FLORENCE, Ala. – “There were 13 other people going for the same award,” said internationally-renowned clothing designer, Billy Reid. “In many ways Krystina had it a lot tougher, as this is our corporate office. So more eyes were on her, […]

Strawberry Coconut Truffle Recipe

It’s almost strawberry season. Here’s an easy recipe.