Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Eating Oxford

Southern Living Names "Best Bars in the South"

Southern Living Magazine has named its “100 Best Bars in the South” and two Mississippi spots have made the cut. Unfortunately, none of those...

Vivian Howard’s Tabasco Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Tabasco Jelly Thumbprint Cookies Vivian Howard, Chef and the Farmer, Kinston, NC Vivian Howard developed these savory cookies for the Tabasco luncheon at the 2013 Southern Foodways...

Oxford Traditions: What Keeps Customers Coming Back For More Handy Andy

Students and Ole Miss alumni who ate BBQ sandwiches, hamburgers, fried hotdog sandwiches or homemade fried pies decades ago seem to find their way...

On Cooking Southern: Give Me Valentines. Give Me Chocolate

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week Lean as a hoe handle: That person is so trim there’s nary a bulge or sag in the profile… like...

Vassallo: Specials, Specials and More Mariachis at Casa Mexicana

Casa Mexicana is not waiting until Cinco de Mayo to show their clientele how much they appreciate their business. Practically every day, the restaurant has...

Is Tipping Servers Outdated?

Tipping has always been a matter of subjectivity. How much does a server truly deserve? How much is really enough when people have a...
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EatingOxford: Keeping Things Local at Neon Pig

What started as a home chef market in Tupelo before growing into a popular café has now expanded further to include an outpost in...

A Sweet and Chilly Tradition: Snow Ice Cream

Growing up down South, I never cared for cold weather and the older I get, the more I hate winter. My bones ache and...

On Cooking Southern: Everything’s Just Peachy

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Mash: Both a noun and a verb. To mash is to press on something such as a button or potatoes. A...

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,...