Food

COVID-19 Creates New Challenges to Effort to End Hunger in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The COVID-19 crisis continues to create new challenges in the fight to stamp out hunger. Namely, the pandemic has affected both the food supply — and demand for food. The Selma Area Food Bank has been working to end hunger in West Alabama — for close to 30 years. Executive Director Jeff Harrison says the…

Thank You for your Support in the 6th Annual ‘Stuff the Truck’ Event

The 6th annual ‘Stuff the Truck’ event kicked off today. Many of the challenges we face are even more difficult now because of the pandemic, so imagine what life must be like for Alabama students who depend on the free or reduced lunch program a for meal each day. For many of them, it’s their only meal of the day….

Pike Road Schools Change Curbside Meal Schedule

According to Pike Road school’s Facebook page, starting Monday, April 6th, the school’s curbside meal schedule is changing. The free meal pickup program will be held on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Participants will receive seven days worth of meals, and the program will continue every Wednesday until the end of May. The meals are part of Pike…

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…