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South Alabama woman says she found mouse in can of green beans

An Andalusia woman was shocked by what she found in her can of green beans while making dinner Wednesday night.

  ALDI opens in Prattville

8 reasons supermarket chain ALDI is affordable

Dothan native competes for ‘Top Chef’ title on Bravo

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018

Technology is the future of farming, AL agriculture commissioner says

Average Thanksgiving dinner cost down for third consecutive year, study says

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Capitol Oyster Bar expansion to include RV park

CDC links Salmonella outbreak in 35 states to raw turkey products

New restaurant opens in Cloverdale

  Delivery, transportation apps offer convenience and other advantages

Services like Waitr, Shipt and Lyft use technology to make transportation, ordering a meal and shopping more convenient. The services have also helped businesses and people looking for extra pay.

Pillsbury releases ‘Elf’-themed cookies to celebrate movie’s 15th anniversary

Just don’t cram them into the VCR.

Buffalo Wild Wings introduces new pumpkin BBQ wings

Buffalo Wild Wings is now joining in on the pumpkin flavor craze.

Tenda Chick closes in Montgomery

Tenda Chick closed on Atlanta Highway as of Friday afternoon.

  Study: 1 in 3 Americans eats fast food daily

So Fetch! There is a new Mean Girls cookbook for those on an all-carb diet

Montgomery Taco Bell opens 8 months after fire

Company sells mac and cheese flavored candy canes

RECIPES: Game day cocktails and chicken chili

New restaurant coming to Zelda Road in Montgomery

WSFA Recipe: Christmas tree bread sticks stuffed with spinach sticks

Christmas tree bread sticks stuffed with spinach sticks

Leslie's Halloweeno Jalapeño Popper Mummies

Here's the recipe to make Leslie Bailey's Halloweeno Jalapeño Popper Mummies for your Halloween parties!

Leslie's Caramel Apple Rustic Tart

Here's Leslie Bailey's recipe for caramel apple rustic tart.

Leslie's Pepperoni Pizza Football recipe

Here's Leslie Bailey's recipe for a pepperoni football pizza.

Leslie Bailey's Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

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Leslie Bailey's Hot Totty Breakfast Pizza for Dad

Here's how to make Leslie's Hot Totty Breakfast Pizza for Dad

Recipe: Chocolate and raspberry custard in a jar

Chocolate and Raspberry Custard in a Jar-serves 4

Leslie's Recipe: White Chocolate Krispie Hearts

White Chocolate Krispie Hearts: Let is set then wrap and give to the ones you love!

Bacon macaroni and cheese cupcakes

Bacon macaroni and cheese cupcakes

Leslie Bailey's Turkey Turnovers recipe

TURKEY TURN-OVERS 1 BOX PUFF PASTRY 1 & ¼ CUP DICED COOKED TURKEY ½ CUP SHREDDED CHEESE ¼ CUP OF GREEN ONION  1 TSP OF GARLIC MINCED 2 TBS OF MAYO 1/3 CUP OF CRANBERRY SAUCE 2/3 CUPS OF COOKED DRESSING PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 350.  ROLL OUT PUFF PASTRY AND CUT INTO FOUR SQUARES MIX ALL OF THE ABOVE TOGETHER AND PUT A SCOOP IN THE CENTER OF PASTRY.  FOLD OVER AND CRIMP EDGES. POKE FORK HOLES TO LET STEAM ESCAPE.  BRUSH WITH BUTTER AND BAKE TILL GO...

Recipe: Leslie Bailey's portable pizzas

Perfect for making with the kids and for back to school snacks

Recipe: Leslie Bailey's 'Fourth of July Potatoes in a Pouch'

FOURTH OF JULY:  POTATOES IN A POUCH! RUSSET POTATOES VALDALIA ONIONS RED PEPPERS WHOLE GARLIC BULB HALF EAR CORN BUTTER/OLIVE OIL BLEND SEASONINGS OF YOUR CHOICE TEAR TWO BIG PIECES OF ALUMINUM FOIL AND PUT ONE ON TOP OF THE OTHER. SLICE POTATOES, ONIONS, PEPPERS ETC IN THIN ROUNDS MELT BUTTER AND ADD OLIVE OIL. ADD SEASONINGS  OF YOUR CHOICE.  POUR OVER POTATOS AND OTHER VEGGIES.  TOSS LIGHTLY.  ADD WHOLE BULB OF GARLIC PUT ON ALUMINUM FOIL SQ...

Cooking with Leslie: Spring pasta salad

WSFA recipe for Wednesday March 30. Spring has sprung!

Garlicity lemon shrimp and spaghetti squash

Garlicity lemon shrimp and spaghetti squash This recipe is yummy and very healthy too!

Cooking with Leslie: Chili Cheese Dog Casserole

Chili cheese dog casserole for a crowd! Here’s a much easier way to serve the masses when you tailgate or have a Halloween party!1 can hormel chili1 cup cheese8 hot dogs½ cup onionsfritosbunsPut half the can of chili in a baking pan. Cook hot dogs according to package directions and cut into bite size pieces. Sprinkle ½ cup of cheese and the onions on top of chili. Add hot dogs and top with the remainder of the chili and cheeseBake at 350 till hot and bubb...

Pumpkin Cake recipe from Alabama Live Top Chef segment

Recipe from the Top Chef cooking segment with firefighters:3 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar plus extra for sprinkling2/3 cup canned 100% pure pumpkin (not pie filling)1 teaspoon lemon juice2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 ground nutmeg1/2 cup chopped walnuts (plus extra for garnish)1 1/4 cup confections sugar, divided 1 (8 ounces) pkg cream cheese, softened 4 tablespoons (1/2) stick butter, softened1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Spookalicious mac and cheese coffin recipe

Spookalicious recipe for Wednesday, October 21,2015: Macaroni and cheese coffin and all the trimmings

Leslie Bailey: No Foolin' great stuffed eggs for Easter

Directions:Boil 12 eggs until hard. Peel and cut each egg in half, removing the yoke. Take 3 glasses and fill 2/3 ways to the top. Add three dashes of food coloring and 1 tsp of vinegar. Dye egg whites to desired color to make rainbow eggs! Stuffed egg filling: bacon, cheddar and jalapeno filling.What you need:Yokes of 12 eggs½ cup of bacon bits2 jalapeno peppers finely diced1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar1/3 cup of mayo¼ cup of red onion minced2 tbs of spicy mustardSalt and pepper to tasteMi...

Leslie Bailey: 'Luck of the Irish' corned beef and sauerkraut quesadilla

Leslie Bailey's "Luck of the Irish" corned beef and sauerkraut quesadilla.

Leslie Bailey's super bowl treat: Taco Bowl Heaven

Here is the recipe for Leslie Bailey's Super Bowl treat 'Taco Bowl Heaven'

Leslie Bailey's recipe for Thanksgiving Turkey Reubens

Here's Leslie Bailey's recipe for cooking up a delicious turkey reuben for Thanksgiving!

Leslie Bailey's tipsy mushroom wild rice

Here's Leslie's easy recipe for tipsy mushroom wild rice.

Pull apart pizza by Leslie

WSFA Recipe for Wednesday November 12

Leslie Bailey's 'Mummy Dogs and Cheesey Eyeballs' recipe

Here's Leslie's easy recipe for a quick Halloween snack!

Leslie Bailey's Graveyard Pudding Cups recipe

GRAVEYARD PUDDING CUPSCHOCOLATE PUDDING CUPSCRUMBLED OREO COOKIESMILAN COOKIESGUMMY WORMSICINGTake a pudding cup and open it. Take crumbled Oreo cookies and top the pudding with it. This is your dirt layer. Take Milan cookies and write a message on it to use as a tombstone. Add gummy worms in the dirt and let them hang off cup!

Leslie Bailey's "The Vampwich" recipe

WSFA RECIPE FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8,2014 "THE VAMPWICH!" 1 PK OF KING'S HAWAIIAN ORGINAL HAWAIIAN SWEET ROLLS 1 CAN OF SLOPPY JOE MIX SWISS CHEESE SLICES GREEN OLIVES WITH PIMENTO TOOTHPICKS TAKE

Leslie Bailey's recipe for "Cowpatties"

WSFA RECIPE FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25TH "COWPATTIES" IN HONOR OF THE ALABAMA NATIONAL FAIR COMING UP 1 CUP SUGAR ¼ CUP MILK ¼ CUP OF UNSWEETENED COCOA ½ STICK OF BUTTER 1 CUP OF QUICK COOKING OATS ½ CUP

Leslie Bailey's "Cinco De Mayo Taco Pockets"

WSFA RECIPE FOR May 1,2014  CINCO DE MAYO TACO POCKETS  ½ LB OF LEAN GROUND BEEF, COOKED AND DRAINED 2 TBS OF TACO SEASONING MIX ½ CUP THICK AND CHUNKY SALSA 1 CUP OF NIBLET CORN ½ CUP DICED ONION 8OZ

AL food inspectors conduct recall effectiveness check on ground beef due to possible E. coli

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors are conducting recall effectiveness checks on packages of ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination. The U.S.

Mark Leslie's Quick Pickled Vegetable Platter

Making pickles doesn't mean having to pull out the dill and canning gear to spend a day over a hot stove. With a little notice ahead, I use salt and vinegar to quickly pickle vegetables from my garden

Ala. Tourism to hold BBQ sauce championship Saturday

A panel of celebrity judges will decide the state "BBQ Sauce-Off Champion" Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Pepper Place Market in Birmingham.

Mark Leslie's Frozen Mascarpone, Chocolate and Raspberry Gelato

In Italian, the word "gelato" means "frozen" more than it means "ice cream." So, for as much as we have heard that gelato is the Italian equivalent of ice cream, this "gelato" is really a frozen mousse of a dessert. Quick and easy, with no ice cream maker needed, this dessert may be served as a chilled mousse or frozen completely as a "gelato."

Mark Leslie's Summer Berry Cobbler

Celebrate warm weather with nature's sweet berries. Simply served with a light dusting of powdered sugar, this dessert is not a sugar overload, because it relies on the natural sweetness of in-season berries.

Ala. follows up Best BBQ Bracket contest with Sauce-Off competition

Community leaders in four Alabama cities will sample local barbecue sauces and send regional winners to the "BBQ Sauce-Off" championship on May 18 in Birmingham. The regional competitions will begin May

Jim 'N Nick's beats out Sam's of Montgomery in Alabama's best BBQ bracket

Facebook fans selected Birmingham-based Jim ‘N Nick's over Sam's of Montgomery by a vote of 4,055 to 3,629 in a competition to pick the state's favorite barbecue restaurant.

Mark Leslie's Baked Turkey Meatballs & Nonna's Simple Sauce

Mark Leslie's Baked Turkey Meatballs and Nonna's Simple Sauce recipe.

Mark Leslie's Chocolate and Wine Torte

Italians think of wine as if it were a food, so it is natural to find it used in a baked dessert. I have eaten this "torta" –cake– in Tuscany, the heart of Italy's wine-making country.

Mark Leslie's Southern Irish Beer & Poultry Pie Recipe

"Shepherd's Pie" is a traditional Irish dish of lamb stew topped with mashed potatoes. Irish immigrates to the United States have certainly made an impression on our culture and cuisine.

Mark Leslie's Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Vegetables

Looking for a good potato and vegetable recipe and want to skip pouring something from a can? Chef Mark Leslie has a delicious meal your entire family is sure to enjoy!

Mark Leslie's Pan Seared Grouper Mediterranean

The Mediterranean diet's claim to health fame is a focus on seafood, lean meats, vegetables, fruits and extra virgin olive oil. With easy access to fresh Alabama Gulf seafood, it is easy to bring the healthful

Mark Leslie's Spaghetti Squash Italiano

Mark Leslie's Spaghetti Squash Italiano recipe.

Mark Leslie's Veal Tips with Polenta

This is the Italian version of a dish most Southerners know well—Grillades & Grits. For Italians, this is hearty comfort food at its best. Served with some warmed, crusty country bread and a full-bodied

Buy Alabama! - Valentine's Meal with Alabama products

Use these recipes to make a delicious meal for your significant other on Valentine's Day using ingredients found right here in Alabama!

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup With Blue Cheese Crostini 1-17-07

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup With Blue Cheese Crostini featured on 1-17-07 2 cans of chicken broth 1 pkg. cooked wild rice 1 c. cooked chicken 1/2 c. chopped scallions 1/2 c. mushrooms, sliced 1

12/20/07 - Cheddar Chicken Spaghetti with Crumb Topping

Cheddar Chicken Spaghetti with Crumb Topping Great Recipe Out of My Cookbook for Busy Holiday Nights 1 8oz package of spaghetti cooked 2 cups of diced chicken, cooked 2 cups of shredded chedder divided 1

12/13/07 - Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie Cookies

Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie Cookies Great Cookie Recipe for Mailed Gifts, Cookie Swaps or Just for Eating sugar cookie dough sheets 1 cup of pecan pieces ½ cup of firmly packed brown sugar ¼

12/6/07 - Ham and Cheese Puffs

HAM AND CHEESE PUFFS FABULOUS FOR LAST MINUTE GUESTS AND BEST SERVED WITH WINE! 1 PACKAGE OF PUFF PASTRY DOUGH 1 CUP OF CHOPPED HAM ¼ CUP OF CHOPPED ONION ¼ CUP OF MUSTARD 3 TBS OF MAYO 2 TBS OF

9/20/07 - Momma Munoz's Incredible Rice

MOMMA MUNOZ'S INCREDIBLE RICE 1 bag of Saffron rice 1/4 cup of Olive Oil 1 cup of chopped onion 1 cup of chopped red pepper and green pepper 1 cup of shredded chedder 1 16-20 oz can of Stewed tomatoes Sautee

8/30/07 - Gail's Corn Salad

Gail's Corn Salad 2 cans yellow and white corn mix 1/2 c. chopped bell pepper - any color 1/2 c. chopped purple onion 2 c. shredded sharp cheese 3/4 c. mayo Chili Cheese Fritos Mix all ingredients

Dishing It Out - Blue Moon Cafe's - Poppy Seed Chicken

6 or 8 chicken breast halves 1 and 1/2 sticks butter, melted 2 cans of cream of chicken soup 1 pint of sour cream 2 teaspoons of poppy seeds 4 1/2 dozen ritz crackers, crushed Preheat oven to 350

7/19/07 - Fruited Chicken Salad Cups

THURSDAY JULY 19TH HOT FRUITED CHICKEN SALAD CUPS 2 CUPS OF CHOPPED COOKED CHICKEN 1/2 CUP OF CHOPPED ONION 1/2 CUP MAYO 1/2 CUP SOUR CREAM 2 TBS OF LIME JUICE 1 CUP OF RED OR GREEN GRAPES SLICED

7/05/07 - Caramel Cookie Surprise

RECIPE FOR THURSDAY JULY 5 CARAMEL COOKIE SURPRISE 1 PK OF CHOCOLATE COOKIE DOUGH LIKE YOU GET IN THE DAIRY CASE 1 PACKAGE OF ROLO CARAMEL CANDIES CHOPPED PECANS CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK PREHEAT OVEN

6/28/07 - Star Spangled Taco Dip

STAR SPANGLED TACO DIP FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY 1 POUND OF GROUND BEEF COOKED AND DRAINED 1/2 POUND OF HOT SAUSAGE COOKED AND DRAINED 1 CUP DICED ONIONS 1 CUP DICED GREEN AND RED PEPPERS 1/2 POUND OF

6/14/07 - Not Yo Momma's Mac and Cheese

PERFECT FOR YOUR DAD'S DAY AND THE KIDS WILL LIKE IT TOO NOT YO MOMMA'S MAC AND CHEESE 1 BAG OF BOW TIE PASTA COOKED AND DRAINED 1 JAR OF ALFREDO SAUCE 2 CUPS OF CHEDDER CHEESE 3 TOMATOS CHOPPED CORSELY SALT

06/07/07 - Lemon / Blueberry IceBox Pie

LEMON/BLUEBERRY ICEBOX PIE 1 CONTAINER OF COOLWHIP, FAT FREE OR REG 1 CAN FAT FREE SWEETEND CONDENSED MILK 1 SMALL CAN OF LIMEADE OR LEMONADE FROZEN 1 BOX OF SHORTBREAD COOKIES 1 STICK OF BUTTER 1/2

5/31/07 - Spring Delight Parfait

SPRING DELIGHT PARFAIT! 1 CUP CHOPPED STRAWBERRIES 1 CUP OF BLUEBERRIES 1 CUP OF DICED GREEN APPLES SHORT BREAD COOKIES LIKE LORNA DOONES COOL WHIP 1 LEMON YOGURT 1 TSP OF CINNAMON 3 TBS OF POWDERED

5/17/07 - Crusted Tilapia with Citrus Salsa

CRUSTED TILAPIA WITH CITRUS SALSA 4-6 TILAPIA FILETS 1 CUP OF BREAD CRUMBS ½ CUP OR PARMESEAN CHEESE ½ TSP OF GARLIC SALT ½ CUP OF MELTED BUTTER PLACE TILAPIA FILETS IN CASSEROLE DISH. POUR BUTTER

5/24/07 - Tortellini and Shrimp Bake

TORTELLINI AND SHRIMP BAKE MAY 24TH 1 PACKAGE OF CHEESE FILLED TORTELLINI THAT YOU FIND IN THE FRIDGERATED SECTION OF THE GROCERY STORE 1 JAR OF YOUR FAVORITE SPAGETTI SAUCE 1 CUP OF WHITE COOKING