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    Let little ones help prepare holiday dishes

    Kids literally make the holidays. Bring them into the kitchen and help take the stress out of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa celebrations. They are eager to learn and can participate in more preparations than parents or grandparents realize. Children as young as 3 can fetch ingredients from the pantry or refrigerator. Such tasks help […]

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    Talking turkey: How to prepare the perfect bird

    It’s the centerpiece of most holiday feasts — and it doesn’t have to come with a side of stress. Follow this trusted turkey recipe, and you can count on great results.  TURKEY ROASTED IN CHEESECLOTH What you’ll need: 1 whole turkey, preferably fresh and all natural, not injected with any solution 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 […]

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    El Agave: Serving flavor with flair

    Owner Mercedes Carranza, who celebrated the restaurant’s fifth anniversary in August, offers a place to escape and relax while enjoying expertly prepared dishes using only the finest ingredients. “If it’s not on the menu, let us know and we’ll personalize it for you,” Carranza said of his philosophy of making his customers happy. “We’ll make […]

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    Mosaic enhances menu

    by Chris Dearman For more than a decade, Mosaic Restaurant & Bar has provided award-winning cuisine and specialty cocktails with an international flair. Looking to bring healthier food options to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, they recently revamped their menu with an aim to improve their patrons’ quality of life by putting healthy food on the […]

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    Palate pleasers

    by Chris Dearman We took the dining tour at Scarlet Pearl — see what we loved. Mixing non-stop fun and the endless thrills of 24-hour gaming with welcoming Southern hospitality, the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort offers the ultimate in luxurious hotel amenities, breathtaking design, and a variety of excellent dining options from award-winning chefs. The […]

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    Bodega

    Rickey’s Chicken and Boudin Sandwich is making a comeback at Bodega Story and photos by Ellis Anderson In a community where cooking is considered an art form, a good chef can acquire celebrity status. That’s certainly the case with Rickey Peters, who’s developed an enormous coast following in the past twenty years. Peter’s fan club has […]

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