Food

Fundraising Effort Underway for Selma Area Food Bank

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A fund raising campaign is underway to help a Selma non-profit that’s on a mission to stamp out hunger. The Selma Area Food Bank supplies food to about 65 different agencies that distribute food to people in need. Non-profit group, Woodmen Life is raising funds to help the food bank fight hunger. The food bank…

Taste of the South: Pecan Pie

Folks in the south love their desserts.  And for many, nothing is more southern than pecan pie.  Jeff Sanders goes in search for a taste of the south. Categories: Positively Alabama Tags: Alabama, delicious, Food, pecan pie, pecans, Southern, taste of the south

Taste of the South: Cornbread Dressing

When it comes to delicious, southern style Thanksgiving meals, we southerners usually opt for dressing and not stuffing.  But what does it take to make the best dressing?  Jeff Sanders goes in search for a Taste of the South. Categories: Positively Alabama Tags: Alabama, Food, taste of the south

Fair Food: A Timeless Tradition

From corn dogs to fried oreos, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this year's Alabama National Fair

It’s day three of the Alabama National Fair and while some people are there to ride the rides or play the games, it seems that everyone is there to eat the delicious fair food. Fair food is quite a tradition according to vendor Norman Watley who has been hand-dipping corn dogs since he was a teenager. “Nothing out of a box,…

Hundreds Attend MACOA International Tasting Fundraiser

International cuisine served at the MACOA International Tasting Fundraiser. The Montgomery Area Council on Aging (MACOA) held the 12th annual International Tasting fundraiser Sunday. Dozens of countries were on display, from food to traditional dances. Hundreds of people came out to sample international cuisine and donate to MACOA, an organization that helps feed Montgomery seniors. For event organizer Sieu Tang…

Food Truck Frenzy Hits Downtown Montgomery

If you were looking for something a little different for lunch on Friday,  maybe you should of taken a trip to downtown Montgomery. A food truck pop-up lunch took place by the court square fountain. Several local food vendors were on hand to cater to hundreds of locals who packed out the sidewalks looking for a good meal. While today’s…

Food Recall in Alabama

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From the Food and Drug Administration:   “CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term…

Taste of the South: Seafood Bistro

The Amazing Po Boy's at Seafood Bistro in Montgomery

You may of heard to not judge a book by it’s cover.  That saying easily applies to Seafood Bistro in Montgomery.  This must eat destination is tucked away by a gas station on Woodmere Boulevard.  However, a trip inside will satisfy your taste buds. Jeff Sanders went there in search of a Taste of the South.  He discovered why so…

Report: Closing of Wal-Marts Leave Food Deserts in Alabama

An Associated Press analysis shows that the closing of more than 150 Wal-Mart stores nationwide will create three food deserts in Alabama, Kansas and Arkansas. Stores slated to shut down Thursday will leave residents in parts of Fairfield, Alabama; Coal Hill, Arkansas; and Wichita, Kansas, without a supermarket. The federal government considers a neighborhood a food desert if at least…