All About Tastebuds

Wed, Mar 18, 2015 10:36 am

Every year on March 17 Americans drag out their shamrocks, ‘kiss me I’m Irish’ shirts and prepare for the annual consumption of green beer.

The festivities are a celebration of Saint Patrick, a patron saint of Ireland who is believed to have died on March 17 in the year 493. He’s best known for ministering Christianity in Ireland and ridding the country of snakes.

Just because your family roots originate elsewhere, doesn’t mean you can’t join in on the fun.

Wed, Mar 4, 2015 12:02 pm

I get a little giddy when February ends and March begins. March symbolizes the end of winter. January and February are cold, drab and seem to last forever. I especially love when we spring forward and the days get longer.

Even though it is officially March, we are on the brink of yet another snowstorm (hopefully, our last). So, let’s start dreaming of warmer days with warm temperatures and sunshine. When we can enjoy time with some friends at a bonfire or sip a drink on the back porch.

Fri, Feb 20, 2015 2:57 pm

Are you interested in acting as a healthy food advocate for people in the Athens community? Live Healthy Appalachia is seeking volunteer “cooking coaches.”

Thanks to a grant awarded by the Athens Foundation, Live Healthy Appalachia will be offering free community cooking classes beginning in Spring 2015.

Thu, Feb 12, 2015 4:07 pm

PBS’s America’s Test Kitchen (Cook’s Country Magazine) regularly invites their studio audience to participate in taste tests. Following those results the host, Christopher Kimball, offers his savor-tastic (my own creative description) view on the products and is rarely in agreement with the taste buds of his audience.

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 3:09 pm

The Super Bowl is just around the corner and it’s time to get the food ready! Two years ago I blogged about how I really don’t care about the game itself, for me it’s all about the commercials and the food! The Super Bowl is the second biggest food holiday of the year – only second to Thanksgiving. So if you’re tired of wings and pizza here are a few recipes to make your Super Bowl party a little different this year.


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