Currence’s Debut Tome Blends Best of Cookbook Styles

Laurie Triplette reviews Big Bad Chef's Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Recipes From My Three Favorite Food Groups, the first book...

Why You Should Seek Excellence In All You Do

It is about doing the best you can and seeking excellence no matter what you do in life. The story of Darin Pritchett is...

Dinner at Rowan Oak

When I got old enough to realize that William Faulkner was famous, and that my dad and grandfather knew the man, I ask dad...

On Cooking Southern: Doing Eggplant Right

Selecting, preparing, and cooking the purple peculiarity. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Covered up: Not a referral to coats or sleep bedding. “Covered up” is synonymous...

Archie Manning: Deltan

By Scott Coopwood, HT.com blogger A couple of nights ago, my family I and watched The Book of Manning, an ESPN documentary on football great...

Allison Hayes Freeze – Helping Others After a Devastating Loss

Allison Hayes Freeze and her young daughter were overwhelmed with help and support during an incredibly hard time. Now, they are giving back in...

Mamie Phillips and Freedmen Town

I remember Freedmen Town. I remember riding with Dad or Granddad taking Mamie home after work. Rough dirt roads, not a rock of gravel,...

Gallery: Association of Food Journalists Conference

Food writers converge, including HottyToddy.com's Laurie Triplette and Eat Drink Delta author Susan Puckett. Food writers, critics, and authors from across the United States met...

On Cooking Southern: Skewer Grilling and White Sauce BBQ

Succulent specialties, from Greece to Alabama. By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Take that ball and run with it: To take charge, and go all the way...

Texas Fans Return the Favor

Last year when Texas visited Ole Miss, the general consensus was how nice the Texas fans were to the Ole Miss fans and to...