Happy Birthday Vulcan

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“The Birmingham area has so many different kinds of people; Vulcan Park represents a place where everyone can come together to celebrate their city.” — Melanie Goodsell

 

On the first Sunday in June, every year for ten years, the people of Birmingham have been coming together to celebrate the “Birthday” of our biggest resident — a fifty-six foot cast iron statue known locally as “Vulcan”. Everyone meets at Vulcan Park, high atop Red Mountain, for a community party hosted by the [Read more...]

The Mind and The Muscle


By Skj2haneice Sims

 

Dreams can come true! Kristal, owner of K & J Elegant Pastries, is the perfect example of making childhood dreams a reality. At the age of 14 Kristal discovered her talent of baking. Her passion for baking was so strong; Kristal later went on to attend culinary school. While utilizing her talents at local restaurants Kristal began her culinary
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Five years into her career; Kristal decided to submit to her never subsiding passion for kj6 baking and urge kj5 for [Read more...]

Events Made Simple With Katrina Adams

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5 Easy Tips

The loveliness of summer with outdoor entertaining ideas and delicious recipes are around the corner.  KMA Event Planning is sharing five tips for bringing family and friends together for some summer fun! [Read more...]

Summertime Sippin’ With Whitney Miller

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Sweet Tea is a staple beverage in the South. It is perfect on its own or sweetened with flavored simple syrups. In my cookbook, Modern Hospitality: Simple Recipes with Southern Charm, I created a tangerine tea recipe. [Read more...]

Cooking With Mr. B

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11 Kitchen Tips for The Chefs at Heart

 

1 .Never add water to a pan that has hot oil in it. It could make the oil spatter and burn someone. Throw baking soda or flour on a grease fire.
2. If you are cleaning smelly hands after chopping onions or garlic: Just rub them on a stainless steel spoon. The steel is supposed to absorb the odor. [Read more...]