Saturday, August 19, 2017

Master Gardener shares favorite family recipes for summer

By Ann Cipperly Sitting on her sun porch, Dianne Wages looks out over her garden to the Black Angus cattle in the pasture beyond. Seeing...

Newcomer Jennifer Faircloth shares family recipes

By Ann Cipperly After living in Ocean Springs, MS. on the Gulf coast for 23 years, Jennifer and Mark Faircloth wanted to live on or...

Joan Bennett shares recipes from family cookbook collection

Surrounded by family photos and mementos from trips, 87-year-old Joan Bennett recalls early marriage years in Opelika, raising her four children and her love...

Create scrumptious treats while fresh peaches are in abundance

By Ann Cipperly While fresh peaches are wonderful for a snack and in salads, they become sublime when baked in cobblers, pies, muffins, breads or...

Lake Condy once sit of Fourth of July celebrations

By Ann Cipperly On the Fourth of July many Opelikans will celebrate at Lake Martin, but years ago going to the lake meant spending sultry...

Jamie Flick shares recipes, thoughts on being a father

By Ann Cipperly On a raining afternoon, Fara and Jamie Flick’s daughter Madeleine is happily playing with a colorful rope she made as one of...

Mac Morris recalls growing up in Opelika with family-favorite recipes

By Ann Cipperly Sitting in the house where he grew up on Rocky Brook Lane in Opelika, Mac Morris looks back over those years, as...

Plan make-ahead menus for summer luncheons, showers

By Ann Cipperly Whether it is a friend’s birthday, a bridal luncheon, bridge party, baby shower or getting friends together to savor summer while the...

Ann Renfro Smith shares favorite recipes for the lake, beach

By Ann Cipperly While Ann Renfro Smith enjoys living in the house on 9th Street in Opelika where she grew up, she looks forward to...

Leesa Street shows love by offering hospitality

By Ann Cipperly Vibrant red roses are climbing up the side of the front porch with flickering gas lanterns at the home of Leesa and...