With higher egg prices in grocery store, the interest in raising backyard chickens has never been higher. The Nickels have been in the backyard bird business for a number of years, and they have some advice for budding bird enthusiasts.
Making macarons is anything but simple. Sisily O’Rourke has done more than master these finicky cookies; she’s discovered creative flavors and colors that bring a little quirkiness to the table. She shares her tasty treats through her booming south Alabama business — The Quirky Mac.
In this Rural Roundup, get the latest agricultural news including:
- Information about Ag in the Classroom Summer Institute for teachers. Apply at https://www.alabamaaitc.org by April 15.
- National FFA Week, including Feb. 23 as Give FFA Day and Feb. 24 as Wear Blue Day. Learn more at www.FFA.org/National-FFA-Week.
- The upcoming SLE Rodeo at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery in March, including a ticket giveaway over on our Facebook page. Be sure to comment on Facebook by February 25.
Plus, we have a new feature — the Alabama Catfish Trail. Learn more about the David’s Catfish House location in Spanish Fort, Alabama.
It might sound like something a bachelor would have invented when he discovered the only ingredients he had at home were canned pineapple, cheese and a sleeve of crackers. But there’s something about this salty and sweet side dish that’s simply irresistible. Watch how quickly and easily this Southern Bite recipe comes together!
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