Pumpkin pie—it’s a Thanksgiving classic. This year, I’m giving mine a local twist and some extra oomph with a dark chocolate layer made with Match single origin cocoa powder, produced locally in Birmingham.Continue reading “Thanksgiving recipe: Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie with local Match cocoa powder”
Hunger and need never take a holiday. Our efforts to offer a hand up – whether through food, monetary resources, transportation, housing, a hot meal – are always needed.Rev. Melissa Self Patrick, East Lake United Methodist Church + Woodlawn United Methodist Church
If you’re wanting to make a difference in someone else’s life this Thanksgiving, you’ve got plenty of opportunities to do so right here in Birmingham. You can help stock area food pantries, be part of a Friendsgiving, or move your body at a Turkey Trot.Continue reading “3 Ways You Can Make a Difference in Birmingham This Thanksgiving”
There’s a lot to love about the holidays, but all the planning can be … a lot. Or, you can just make plans to celebrate at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille in Birmingham. From Thanksgiving family dinner to a hot date night for New Year’s Eve, from private parties to gift giving, Perry’s pulls it off scrumptiously.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Don’t worry if you haven’t started planning yet, Bham Now is here to help with that. This is your Birmingham guide to a hassle-free Thanksgiving.
While you are gearing up for the Iron Bowl tomorrow and wondering what you’ll eat, we have a suggestion. Turkey! You know you have it. You know you are going to eat it. All that leftover turkey means so many recipe possibilities!
In my family we have a turkey-sandwich making competition on the day after Thanksgiving. We take slices of bread and pile them high with our favorite concoctions: macaroni and cheese and gravy, dressing and cranberry sauce and gravy, green-bean casserole and mashed potatoes and cheese and gravy. All with turkey right on top. And more gravy. I cannot tell a lie. We are gravy crazy.
The devastation is complete.
The family has eaten that 20 pound bird and everything in sight. You’ve been cooking like a maniac for a week. You look around the kitchen and there it is… the pans of cooking oil.
What can you do about it? You know throwing it down the drain is wrong.
According to the Boston Globe, the uncovered items are believed to be a part of the first pilgrim settlement that arrived in 1620.
A team from the University of Massachusetts Boston excavated a cemetery called Burial Hill, home to the graves of several pilgrims.
They found discolored soil and calf bones under a layer of discarded items from the 17th century, and they believe the calf bones are proof of the pilgrim settlement, since Native Americans did not raise cattle in that area.