Goose Creek Club To Have Egg Bowl Gathering

Goose Creek Club To Have Egg Bowl Gathering

In Oxford the festivities don’t end after Thanksgiving because Oxonians have the Egg Bowl weekend to celebrate, and Goose Creek Club is pitching in with a wholesome lunch and a viewing party for the Egg Bowl afternoon as well as a wholesome breakfast on Sunday. The Goose Creek Club is a tennis, swim and fitness […]

November 26, 2014 with 0 Comments
Hollingsworth: Maw Maw’s Cornbread Dressing Recipe

Hollingsworth: Maw Maw’s Cornbread Dressing Recipe

Amid the chaos of the excessive conversation that preludes any meal in our large family, there is one thing that brings it all to a halt without fail: Maw Maw’s cornbread dressing. For the kids especially, this dish equals the holiday — all of them have never had a Thanksgiving without it and look forward […]

November 25, 2014 with 0 Comments
Triplette: ADHD Cook’s Planning Guide for Thanksgiving Week

Triplette: ADHD Cook’s Planning Guide for Thanksgiving Week

By Laurie Triplette, ldtriplette@aol.com The Martha Stewart crowd has been planning Thanksgiving dinner for months. My not quite-that-obsessive-compulsive friends have only mapped out what to do for every day since Nov. 1. I admire these people, even though they scare me a tad. We on the ADD/ADHD spectrum (me and most of my blood…

November 23, 2014 with 0 Comments
Taste of the Game: Ole Miss at Arkansas

Taste of the Game: Ole Miss at Arkansas

It seems like just a few stories ago that we were just about to kick off the season, and now we are preparing for our final road game of the regular season. What a hell of ride it has been, and as the saying goes, “Oh the places we have been, Oh the places we […]

November 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
On Cooking Southern: Chess Pie

On Cooking Southern: Chess Pie

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week: Crank up: To start something or turn it higher. Usually refers to a motor of some sort, such as a car engine or a gas grill, or an activity such as playing music or a tightly focused offensive and defensive line.  CHESS IS MORE THAN JUST PIE Thanksgiving […]

November 21, 2014 with 1 Comment
Indianola Fresh Market Offers Quality Choices

Indianola Fresh Market Offers Quality Choices

Indianola Fresh Market opened at 2000 W. Jackson Ave. in Oxford near March’s end this year. With the year drawing to a close the market is thriving with fresh eats and choice cuts along with craft beer. The shop is open every day of the week except Tuesdays, which are fresh seafood pick-up days. This […]

November 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
10 Oxford Eateries Open Thanksgiving Day

10 Oxford Eateries Open Thanksgiving Day

HottyToddy.com has been working for you this morning! We have put together a list of restaurants in and around Oxford that will be open on Thanksgiving Day (you know, just in case there is room later)! We even included hours of operation and Thanksgiving Day specials, just for you! Open restaurants include: Applebee’s Bar and

November 18, 2014 with 0 Comments
Have a Drink, Smoke a Turkey at Lamar Lounge

Have a Drink, Smoke a Turkey at Lamar Lounge

The Lamar Lounge is a Southern barbecue restaurant with a dazzling 1800s bar gifted from Elizabeth Taylor to Eddie Fisher that the previous owners of Fat Possum Records acquired and left behind in a real estate sale which the building converted into a restaurant. John Currence of City Grocery eventually bought Lamar Lounge last summer…

November 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Fresh Out of Water: FINS Fish and Oyster Company

Fresh Out of Water: FINS Fish and Oyster Company

The newest addition to Oxford’s Square is FINS Fish and Oyster Company. The seafood restaurant presides in between Pink and Proper and the Lily Pad on Courthouse Square. In an effort to get off campus, I convinced a friend of mine to be adventurous and try something new. We are both seafood lovers and I […]

November 17, 2014 with 1 Comment
On Cooking Southern: Autumnal Sunday Supper

On Cooking Southern: Autumnal Sunday Supper

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week: About as useless (or useful)  as a rubber crutch: Whatever it is, that thing won’t even hold up a gnat.   Fall is in full form and Thanksgiving fast approaches. During this annual period of giving thanks for our many blessings, I recommend everyone think about past…

November 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Kelly English Talks the Second Line in Oxford

Kelly English Talks the Second Line in Oxford

“It’s been my dream to have a connection to Oxford,” says Chef Kelly English. The timing is right, he says, to open an outpost on the Square—a second location of his Memphis restaurant the Second Line. “I’m really excited to be a part of such a special community that is so special to so many […]

November 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
Bite Your Tongue: The Taco Shop’s Popularity Owed to Fresh Offerings

Bite Your Tongue: The Taco Shop’s Popularity Owed to Fresh Offerings

The Taco Shop, located on University Avenue, behind Oby’s and between AutoZone and Sugar Magnolia, is a quant hideout rife with fresh deliciousness. Its authentic Mexican cuisine, trinkets, and pleasing Mexican memorabilia on the walls makes it a comforting spot. Opened four years ago by owner Pedro Leyva, the Taco Shop’s dishes are…

November 14, 2014 with 0 Comments