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Mississippi Family Learns to Live with Food Allergy

Mississippi Family Learns to Live with Food Allergy

On Easter weekend in 2014, mom Suzie Veillette made a small concession for her kids that would change all of their lives forever. The bit of surrender came in the form of a Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg. “We had just finished dinner and my oldest one begged, ‘please let us have some of our Easter […]

May 23, 2015 with 2 Comments
My Michelle’s Makes Quick, Clean Eating Possible with Grab & Go Salad Cooler

My Michelle’s Makes Quick, Clean Eating Possible with Grab & Go Salad Cooler

Living in Oxford can be tasty when given enough time to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants the town has to offer. When in a hurry, it can be hard to find that healthy solution to your summer diet. My Michelle’s found a way to help solve that problem by providing a grab and go salads […]

May 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
Oxford Listed among Nation’s Top College Towns for Food and Drink

Oxford Listed among Nation’s Top College Towns for Food and Drink

College towns have to have options to cater to a wide range of tastes and personalities, and Oxford has been able to squeeze a lot of flavor into a little land mass. Yahoo! ranked the nation’s college towns on their tasty treat and libation scenes, and Oxford came in No. 6 and the top spot […]

May 20, 2015 with 1 Comment
On Cooking Southern: Graduation Season’s Here — Let’s Party

On Cooking Southern: Graduation Season’s Here — Let’s Party

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK A lick and a promise: The amount of attention and effort a person puts into getting something checked off the must-do list before heading for the airport and a long-awaited vacation on the Mediterranean coast. One might say “perfunctory”… or “just enough to get by”… Some of the lower grades around…

May 18, 2015 with 0 Comments
Landshark Delivery Brings Oxford Favorites to Front Door with Simple Click

Landshark Delivery Brings Oxford Favorites to Front Door with Simple Click

Oxford is one of the greatest food towns in the world, and a new local delivery service will help bring the amazing tastes right to your door at the click of a button. Landshark Delivery, owned by Robert Bettis and Tanner Thompson, opened earlier this week. The pair has experience in the restaurant delivery service […]

May 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
Southern Foodways Alliance Extends Deadline for Oral History Workshop

Southern Foodways Alliance Extends Deadline for Oral History Workshop

The SFA is currently taking applications for our 2015 Oral History Workshop, and there’s still time to apply! Application Deadline has been EXTENDED to Monday, May 25, 2015. The week-long workshop will focus on processing, production, and dissemination of oral history projects after interviews have been collected. Throughout the week,…

May 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
Embers Biscuits & Barbecue Changing Name, Adding Location on Jackson Ave.

Embers Biscuits & Barbecue Changing Name, Adding Location on Jackson Ave.

Embers Biscuits & Barbecue is growing with a second location, an expanded menu and a brand new name for both restaurants. “I really didn’t plan on expanding Embers,” Newcomb said, “but it has such a loyal following. I’ve had more positive comments on this restaurant than any other I’ve ever done. It’s difficult for our…

May 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
On Cooking Southern: Cinco de Mayo Time for Mexican Feast

On Cooking Southern: Cinco de Mayo Time for Mexican Feast

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Happy as a pig in mud: The way some of us parents are feeling this week in anticipation of our offspring walking across the graduation stage. Happy Cinco de Mayo, amigos. Let’s party! May 5 is the date when Mexicans commemorate their 1862 Puebla battle victory over the invading French army. […]

May 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
Two Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Oxford

Two Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Oxford

Cinco de Mayo is here, and Oxford’s Mexican restaurants are celebrating around town. The celebrators can buy the official Casa Mexicana’s Cinco de Mayo shirt for every single ticket of $20 or more. The restaurant is celebrating with gift giveaways all night long. Of course, there will be specials. Lime regular margaritas are…

May 4, 2015 with 1 Comment
On Cooking Southern: Strawberries and Rhubarb Herald Spring

On Cooking Southern: Strawberries and Rhubarb Herald Spring

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK She’s just paving the road: Not a reference to road repairs by the Highway Department … Instead, an observation that the individual is attempting to smooth over a situation to enable further developments, or to cover up something. In the South, more specifically, the expression has Biblical connotations, as in…

April 30, 2015 with 0 Comments
Brower Mitchell: Coca-Cola Cake for the Whole Family

Brower Mitchell: Coca-Cola Cake for the Whole Family

Whenever granddaughter Maggie is visiting, she states her preference for Cracker Barrel whenever we go out for breakfast. Recently as we were waiting for our server, Ken noticed the promotional piece for Coca-Cola cake on the table. He asked if I was familiar with that cake. “Of course,” I answered as one who prefers Coke…

April 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
Ingraham Blows Away Competition in Spring Baking Premiere

Ingraham Blows Away Competition in Spring Baking Premiere

Did y’all watch City Grocery Group’s executive pastry chef Dwayne Ingraham win two challenges in the Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship premiere? If not, no worries because we got y’all! Here’s a quick recap. Ingraham returns to Food Network again after his victory on Cutthroat Kitchen, a…

April 27, 2015 with 3 Comments