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Host a watch party and British breakfast for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding

Host a watch party and British breakfast for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding

The nuptials of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry commence Saturday in London, and once again we Americans have become bonkers for the wedding of a member of the British royal family. Almost 23 million viewers in the United States watched coverage of Ha...
Published: 05/16/18
Exploring alternative tea drinks to toast Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding

Exploring alternative tea drinks to toast Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding

The year was 2011. It was the night before Prince William’s wedding to Kate Middleton, and I stood in my kitchen making chocolate chip scones. I set my alarm for 3:30 a.m., with plans to sit in the spare bedroom of the townhome and watch Britain’s ro...
Published: 05/15/18
Five ideas for Mother’s Day breakfasts

Five ideas for Mother’s Day breakfasts

Are you stumped for Mother’s Day ideas? Don’t stress. This year, surprise the mothers in your life with a special breakfast that fits perfectly with their personalities. Whether she loves the tradition of breakfast-in-bed or prefers her meals on the ...
Published: 05/09/18
Updated: 05/10/18
Review: Rick Bragg’s ‘The Best Cook in the World’ a loving food memoir about his mother

Review: Rick Bragg’s ‘The Best Cook in the World’ a loving food memoir about his mother

When Rick Bragg told his mother that his new book about her would be titled The Best Cook in the World, Margaret Bragg protested: "I wasn’t even the best cook that lived on our road."Bragg writes, "I told her we couldn’t call it The Third-Best Cook o...
Published: 05/09/18
Making granola at home is easy and scrumptious with this Maple Cashew Granola

Making granola at home is easy and scrumptious with this Maple Cashew Granola

If I’m being honest, most of what I do in the kitchen is recreate really delicious things I’ve eaten somewhere else. No, it never tastes the same, but it’s a useful way to get cooking inspiration, and also to not spend $10 on something it takes $2 to...
Published: 05/08/18
Updated: 05/09/18
At Southeastern Guide Dogs, homemade dog food is on the menu

At Southeastern Guide Dogs, homemade dog food is on the menu

PALMETTO As senior veterinarian at Southeastern Guide Dogs, Dr. Kevin Conrad spends weekdays caring for as many as 100 dogs in training and another 100 or so puppies born on campus. On weekends, he’s cooking up dog food for his own pets and the occas...
Updated one month ago
A taste test for drinking water? They can be surprisingly different

A taste test for drinking water? They can be surprisingly different

BROOKSVILLEThey brought it in glass carboys, in jars, in 2-liter bottles. It stacked up at the entrance to the auditorium, some of it just slightly murky but most of it crystal clear.Water. For more than 15 years the members of Region IV Florida Sect...
Updated one month ago

From the food editor: Homemade biscuits make the meal

Raise your hand if you have leftover Easter ham in your freezer. Yeah, me too. It’s not every day I pick up a large cured ham at the supermarket, so when holidays come around that call for the pork centerpiece, I always try to think of at least three...
Updated one month ago
A chat with cookbook author Von Diaz, who blends Puerto Rican and Southern cooking in ‘Coconuts and Collards’

A chat with cookbook author Von Diaz, who blends Puerto Rican and Southern cooking in ‘Coconuts and Collards’

When her family moved from Puerto Rico to Atlanta, writer and radio producer Von Diaz traded plantains, roast pork and malta for grits, fried chicken and sweet tea. In her debut cookbook, Coconuts and Collards, published in March, Diaz, who now lives...
Updated: 2 months ago
The joy of cooking with peanut butter: 6 recipes that show off its versatility

The joy of cooking with peanut butter: 6 recipes that show off its versatility

Peanut butter is my religion. George Washington Carver is my prophet.I think we can all agree that peanut butter is the most perfect food ever invented. It is the ultimate expression of man’s genius, a spreadable utopia that covers our sins, brings h...
Updated: 2 months ago