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Miss. lawmakers competing in charity cook-off

JACKSON — Mississippi lawmakers are competing in a barbecue-versus-catfish cook-off to raise money for veterans’ groups. The competition takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Mississippi Farmers Market near the state fairgrounds in downtown Jackson. It’s open to the public. Two senators who own restaurants, Democrat Willie Simmons of Cleveland and Republican Tony Smith of Picayune, will ...

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Viking to make history at kitchen and bath show

GREENWOOD — Viking Range, LLC will unveil more new products at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) than ever before in company history. Viking will showcase more than 50 new, innovative products at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Feb. 4-6. “I have personally, along with the team at Viking, sought input from dealers, end users, engineers and builders ...

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Keeping Our Eye On Nick Wallace

Name: Nick Wallace Age: 33 Position: Executive Chef, Company: King Edward Hotel When “Best Chefs America” featured Nick Wallace along with other outstanding chefs in the state, it was just more validation for the Edwards-born foodie. “With my deep Mississippi roots, I love to turn the tables and give an unexpected twist to create new Southern favorites,” Wallace says. “If ...

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Paula Deen book canceled, new release was No. 1 on Amazon

UPDATE: Ballantine Books, a Random House imprint, announced it had made the “difficult decision” Friday to cancel publication of Paula Deen’s upcoming cookbook that had been scheduled for an October release. » READ RELATED POST: Deen’s casino restaurant in Tunica to be rebranded As of Thursday morning, “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Recipes, All Lightened Up,” was ranked No. 1 on ...

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Viking extends warranty to Mexico, Caribbean

GREENWOOD — Viking Range, LLC’s Three-Year Signature Warranty program is now effective in Mexico and all Caribbean countries serviced by its distributor Artexa. In addition to Mexico, the countries are Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba,Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique,Montserrat, Netherlands-Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Viking Three-Year Signature Warranty is effective on ...

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Hinds, The W cook up new culinary arts agreement

COLUMBUS and RAYMOND — A new partnership will allow those completing an associate’s degree in culinary arts at Hinds Community College to finish their four-year degree on the Jackson campus with Mississippi University for Women. The enhanced 2 Plus 2 program in culinary arts will provide a seamless transition to the baccalaureate degree and will serve students in the Jackson ...

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Retailer expanding, buying former Viking Cooking School site

RIDGELAND — Cowboy Maloney’s Appliance, Electronics and Bedding Superstores is expanding its Ridgeland location by acquiring the recently closed Viking Cooking School space. The store will be known as Cowboy’s Kitchens. The cost of the acquisition was not disclosed. Since its inception of the, the Viking Store by Cowboy Maloney’s in Ridgeland has seen an increase in sales each month, ...

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Eddie Huang combines words and food for winning combination

The weather was cold with drizzling rain, but that wasn’t enough to keep devoted readers and writers away from the 20th Oxford Conference for the Book. For reading addicts, Oxford is one of the state’s meccas with Square Books and Rowan Oak among the regular attractions. This conference brought together a wide range of fiction and non-fiction writers to discuss ...

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Finally, an official SEC tailgating cookbook

It’s officially football season in Mississippi. In addition to how the teams are going to fare, lots of thoughts turn to food and tailgating. Fans and alumni of the schools of the SEC have raised tailgating to an art form. The editors of Southern Living magazine have produced a beautiful book that not only has some history and photos of ...

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Sunflower County’s Claiborne brought good taste to America

Craig Claiborne falls into the category of Mississippians who made good. The quiet gentleman from Indianola had a tremendous influence on eating in America. He was reared in his mother’s boarding house where he ate traditional Southern cooking, which we know is tasty but laden with fat and calories. It was quite a leap from Sunflower County to being the ...

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