The Amazing Story of Kudzu

May 29, 2013 Max 0

There’s so much of this fast-growing vine in the Southeastern U.S., you might think it was a native plant. Actually, it took a lot of hard work to help kudzu spread so widely. Now that it covers over seven million acres of the deep South, there are a lot of people working hard to get rid of it! But kudzu is used in ways which might surprise you.

A Taste of Hog Heaven

May 26, 2013 Max 0

There are three religions in the South. On Saturdays, Southerners flock to football stadiums to cheer. On Sundays, they go to church to pray. But on any day of the week you can find Southerners engaged in the praise of good barbecue.

Holy Smoke Over Birmingham

May 26, 2013 Max 0

Birmingham, Alabama loves barbecue. There are more barbecue restaurants per capita in Birmingham than most other cities. Many of them have long-standing reputations for unique recipes and excellent food and nine of the best are featured in a documentary titled, “Holy Smoke over Birmingham” which was released in 2006.