Food

Dining out with Comedienne Joy

November 28, 2016

Make Dining In Like Dining Out with Edolyn’s Homemade Pies! Christmas time is the best time ever for a big ole piece of delicious, homemade sweet potato pie. So wow your family this year, by ordering and serving up one or more of Edolyn’s Homemade Pies. Dr. Angelyn Ramsey created this Birmingham start up using …

City Scene

November 28, 2016

Bud’s Best Inducted into Baking Hall of Fame Bud Cason, Founder and Chairman of Birmingham-based Bud’s Best Cookies, will soon be inducted into the Baking Hall of Fame by the American Society of Baking (A.S.B.). The award recognizes industry innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Individuals are selected for their achievements in organizational growth and development, equipment …

Special Feature

November 3, 2016

Phyllis Hoffman DePiano & Her Southern Ladies In 1983 Phyllis Hoffman toted a pillowcase full of checks into a Birmingham bank to open a business account. The act spoke of her unconventionality as a business woman in the 80s starting her own company and publishing a magazine. Retired from public accounting and parenting twins, she …

Potluck

October 28, 2016

Perfect Holiday Dessert: Lucy’s Pumpkin Cheesecake Ingredients: 9 whole honey maid chocolate graham cracker 20 whole gingersnap 1 stick butter 1⁄4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 32 oz cream cheese, softened 15 oz pumpkin pureed pie filling 1 1⁄4 cup sugar 4 whole eggs 1 1⁄4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon vanilla …

Dining Out with Comedienne Joy

October 26, 2016

Have a Soul Food Thanksgiving with Jake’s Soul Food Café I’m an Alabama girl who grew up spending Thanksgiving Eve helping mom cook dinner or making side dishes so the entire family could celebrate the holiday together. I looked down on people who catered holiday meals until juggling food blogging, comedy, community service, radio hosting and …

City Scene

September 28, 2016

Collard Green Cook-off & Wellness Expo October 15 from Noon to 5 p.m. Urban Ministry will host its 8th Annual Collard Green Cook-off and Wellness Expo, a celebration promoting the healthy living programs at the ministry located at 1229 Cotton Avenue S.W. Tour the community gardens, watch cooking demonstrations, connect with traditional and non-traditional health …

City Scene

September 28, 2016

Garden Party: Taste of Hoover The 5th Annual Taste of Hoover is an opportunity to taste 35 to 40 of Hoover’s best restaurants in the beautifully lighted setting of Aldridge Gardens. The bonus is your support will help the not for profit Gardens to be maintained and continue to offer services and events throughout the …

Dining Out with Comedienne Joy

September 27, 2016

Soul Food & MORE from Trophy Wings Birmingham’s own, Comedienne Joy is beginning her second season of  “Dining Out with Comedienne Joy” on WABM My 68. “With Birmingham becoming such a foodie town, the show on Saturday mornings  gives us the opportunity to have our own food network every week,” says host Comedienne Joy.“It is …

Faith at Work

September 26, 2016

A Call to Service: KATS Grocery Delivery “Compassionate, Respectful, Dependable” are the core values on which KATS Grocery Delivery operates as a part of its mission to “make our clients life easier by delivering exceptional service.” The idea for the Birmingham based business grew out of a need KATS owner Maurice Mercer first witnessed after …

Cookie Ministry: The Legend of Mark Norton

September 24, 2016

After retiring from a career in real estate, Birmingham’s Mark Norton enjoyed working a few hours each month for Bud’s Best cookies, sharing samples of “the little cookie with the big taste” with grocery store customers. When declining health led Norton to move into assisted living at Fair Haven Retirement Community, the owner of Bud’s …

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