Monday, December 11, 2017

On Cooking Southern: Coconuts

Cracking Into Coconut Cake and Pie By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tacky:  Not gracious. Certainly not classy. Somewhat cheap or trashy. Think Sara Lee Coconut...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –- THE GREAT TELESCOPE

  Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard was the University of Mississippi's first Chancellor. In 1856, Barnard, the former Chair of Physics and Astronomy, convinced the legislature...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –– DR. PORTER L. FORTUNE

Dr. Porter L. Fortune was the 21st chief executive of The University of Mississippi. Dr. Fortune received a PhD from the University of North Carolina...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –– GENTLE BEN

Robert Jerry "Ben" Williams was the first black football player at The University of Mississippi. A defensive lineman from 1972-1975, he thrilled fans with...

Snowballs for Cousin Ellen

Sidna Brower Mitchell, a Memphis native, was graduated from Ole Miss in 1963 when she was named to the Hall of Fame. As editor...

The Delta’s Mighty Ambassadors

Scott Coopwood is the owner and publisher of Delta Magazine, Delta Business Journal, and The Cleveland Current, based in Cleveland.  Email him at scott@coopwood.net  While we...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –– The Warehouse & Cofield's Studio

You have to be 'old' Oxford –– from the 70's and 80's, and probably a drinker –– to have a clue as to what...

On Cooking Southern: Fruits, Nuts, and Heirloom Cakes

Have a cake-happy Christmas By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Scarce as hen's teeth/scarcer than hen’s teeth: Nonexistent. About as likely to occur as a family...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –– SHADOWLAWN

Built by W.S. Neilson, founder of Neilson's on the Square, the Neilson-Culley-Lewis House located at 712 South 11th Street is a large wood-frame vernacular...

JOHN COFIELD'S 'OXFORD & OLE MISS' –– THE FALKNERS of OXFORD

  Dean Swift Falkner, the youngest of the four Falkner brothers, was born in 1907. The family nurse, Mammy Callie, gave him his family nickname,...