Saturday, October 21, 2017

On Cooking Southern: Winter Soups and Sauces

Culinary comfort by the bowl By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISMS OF THE WEEK: Having a duck fit: Displaying ill temper over something that doesn’t suit or when feeling...

College Hill Presbyterian Church

The church was originally organized in 1835. The building, built using slave labor and bricks fired on the grounds, was completed in 1846. It...

On Cooking Southern: Pimento Cheese

Pleasure your palate with the 'Pâté of the South' By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK High on the Hog: A Southern state or condition. Living large,...

Faulkner in Hollywood

The most fateful thing that happened to William Faulkner on his first Hollywood sojourn was meeting Howard Hawks. Hawks was already a well known...

Mississippi’s Creative Economy

Recently, I attended a meeting my good friend, Malcolm White, Director of the Mississippi Arts Commission put together. The meeting was made up of...

Highway 61 Revisited

My wife, Francine, and I decided to go out of town to celebrate Christmas. We had family over the weekend prior to Christmas, and...

MR. “NUB” SANDERS

William Hal Sanders was affectionately known as “Nub” by the Ole Miss family. Mr. Sanders was part of that group of Ole Miss football...

Silky Sullivan

Thomas Sullivan, Memphis's most famous Irishman, has never lived in Oxford, and he didn't attend Ole Miss. But "Silky" is well known by many...

GOOD OLD BOY

Willie Morris's writings deal with his personal experiences in the the South. His best known pieces of literature include North Toward Home, Yazoo, Good...

On Cooking Southern: New Year's Fortune

Eating your way to a new start By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK High as a kite: A state or condition of floating waaaay above the...