This recipe collection, The Best of Alabama Living, includes the magazine’s winning recipes from the past eight years, along with winners of AREA’s Alabama National Fair cooking contests. From delicious appetizers to main dishes and desserts, you’ll find more than 250 of your fellow Alabamians’ best dishes.
Bella Vista by the Creek
153 W. Main St., Prattville, AL 36067
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday;
10:30 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Find them on Facebook @BellaVista19
Looking back into Alabama’s political history, I have to say that a few outhouses and a few well-placed spider bites might have made this a better state.
While readers didn’t send us any recipes for fried chicken (maybe they didn’t want to give away their culinary secrets), they did share some favorite casseroles and main dishes that could bring a Southern touch to your table.