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RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Old Fashioned Alabama Dressing for your Thanksgiving meal

Do you want to make dressing like your Alabama grandmother for Thanksgiving? Then start with Alabama corn meal from the J. T. Pollard cornmeal in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF: Fix it Friday – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wall paper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Try something new for Christmas gifts – Give this old Alabama Fruit cake which features watermelon preserves

ALABAMA FRUIT CAKE 1924 recipe from Alabama Extension Service 1 lb. butter ¾ lb. sugar 9 eggs 1 lb. flour 2 tbsp. baking powder…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards’ grandson resided in Alabama and is related to Alabama Governor

On June 21, 1865 -President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis Parsons a provisional Alabama governor.  Parsons, the grandson of Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards, moved…