Heritage recipes take top prizes at fair

Alabama Living once again sponsored a cooking competition at the Alabama National Fair in October, marking the 8th year the magazine has helped judge the annual contest in the fair’s Creative Living Center. The fair, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery, draws thousands of...
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Food styling and photos: Brooke Echols The second annual Alabama Living Christmas Cookie Contest attracted more than double the number of recipes as last year’s contest, and included some traditional favorites along with some new cookies we hadn’t tasted before. The magazine staff baked 11...
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By Marilyn Jones Like many travel destinations, we hear about them from friends and family. Such was the case for me when I heard about Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman. A friend suggested I visit the site. He described miniature buildings created by a monk...
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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Every year, as the Thanksgiving turkey is reduced to hash, in towns and cities across Alabama they appear.  Christmas trees. Fresh cut and for sale,

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The joy of running a family business

Joy Sorensen is president of Majestic Caverns, the family-owned business in Childersburg that was formerly known as DeSoto Caverns. As a child, she grew up

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Heritage recipes take top prizes at fair

Alabama Living once again sponsored a cooking competition at the Alabama National Fair in October, marking the 8th year the magazine has helped judge the

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Electric Cooperatives

Since 1936 electric co-ops have built 2.5 million miles of power lines across rural America – long enough to reach from the earth to the moon five and a half times.

From booming suburbs to remote rural farming communities, Alabama’s electric cooperatives are energy providers and engines of economic development. Statewide, electric cooperatives serve more than 1 million Alabamians in their homes, businesses, farms and schools. Their coverage spans approximately 70% of Alabama’s landmass.

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Four-year-old Savannah Dennard rides Spirit at Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrians.

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Mistletoe: Naughty or nice?

If you’re searching for a sprig of mistletoe to smooch under this holiday season, look up. It’s quite likely large clumps of this fascinating plant

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Refocused museum

Berman collection showcases more than just historic weaponry By Mike Stedham Lots of people think of the Berman Museum in Anniston as the “gun museum.”

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