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Chicken salad is perfect, light meal for warmer weather
Fran Spencer remembers, as a child, arriving at her Alba home after school, or after a long day outside in the summer sun, what it was like to tuck into some of her mother's homemade chicken salad. The cool, crisp salad made a perfect sandwich, she said.
Amanda Stone: Coconut gets new respect
Coconut isn't just for amazing, high-calorie desserts anymore. After years of being shunned as one of those infuriatingly fatty pieces of produce, coconut is finally getting some respect.
Cheryle Finley: Breakfasts that will stick around until lunch
Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. For me, breakfast seems to work as an appetizer.
Taste of Home Cooking School set for this Saturday
Jamie Dunn will show area cooking enthusiasts how to change up their old recipes and follow their culinary passions on Saturday when the culinary instructor conducts the Taste of Home Cooking School.
Amanda Stone: Sweet potatoes a better kind of potato
Picture it: a long, curvaceous beauty sunning herself in a tropical paradise. That's how I like to imagine sweet potatoes growing. In actuality, their bulbous orange bodies grow safely underground while their pretty green vines crawl along the dirt in search of sunlight.
Cheryle Finley: Iced tea not just a summer beverage
As the weather warms up, we begin thinking less about soup and more about salad. But what about the beverages we drink?
Franklin Tech students show off skills in 'Master Chef' contest
Students from Franklin Technology Center in the culinary arts class recently competed in a Master Chef competition, modeled and named after the reality television cooking show of the same name, starring British chef Gordon Ramsay.
Santino’s serves up traditional favorites with dash of gangster
Want a sandwich? Fuhgeddabout. How about an entree? Whatsamaddayue. OK, well make it an appetizer. Breaded bullets? Really? No worries
Amanda Stone: Holiday leftovers keep on giving
Except for forgotten decapitated chocolate bunnies, boiled eggs are my favorite Easter leftovers. They come in a rainbow of colors, unlike the boring old eggs from the rest of the year.
Cheryle Finley: Cabbage great for all kinds of occasions
Cabbage is like bacon -- if it's cooking in the kitchen, it's easy to know without even looking at what's on the stove.
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