Food

Alabama food banks get slice of $5 million Publix donation

Popeyes runs out of new chicken sandwiches nationwide

KFC testing plant-based fried ‘chicken’

  SPAM is jumping on the pumpkin spice bandwagon. Really.

Chick-fil-A rolling out mac and cheese nationwide

  Time to dine! EatMGM Restaurant Week returns

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Reports: Pizza Hut will close hundreds of dine-in restaurants

Chick-fil-A dethrones In-N-Out as America’s favorite fast food restaurant

Baskin-Robbins is going vegan with two non-dairy flavors

ADPH partners with state group to share which fish are safe to eat

Tallassee woman competing on Food Network

  2 new restaurants opening off I-85 in Macon County

Company recalls hamburger, hot dog buns sold in multiple states

The company says there is a potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production.

  New restaurants and stores coming to Eastchase Parkway

If you’ve driven along Eastchase Parkway recently, you’ve probably noticed some construction taking place.

Get a free ice cream cone at Dairy Queen on Friday, June 21

You can get a regular or dipped cone at no cost along with any purchase on June 21.

  Good crop, signature taste: Slocomb tomato farmers feel good about season

Slocomb tomato farmers are boasting good crop with great taste.

  Storm sends massive inflatable Chick-fil-A cow flying through air

Eastchase restaurant closes its doors

New Chick-Fil-A to open in Eufaula

Foosackly’s announces new Auburn location

  Bojangles’ reopens in Montgomery

Krispy Kreme to release three fruit-filled donuts for the summer

  Bibb Street Pizza, customers donate slices to homeless

A local restaurant is giving back in a unique way.

Dairy Queen offering free ice cream cone to celebrate first day of spring

Dairy Queen is offering customers one free small vanilla soft-serve cone on Wednesday to celebrate the first official day of spring.

  WIC program set to go electronic in Alabama

The Alabama Department of Health has announced the launch of the eWIC project that will allow participants to access benefits electronically.

Enterprise restaurant providing meals for tornado victims

Staff from Annie’s plans to serve hot meals to tornado victims and those assisting with recovery efforts in Lee County Tuesday. From one community that’s been rocked by a deadly tornado - to another.

Months after fire, Mrs. B’s Home Cooking to reopen

It's been months since a fire destroyed a Montgomery restaurant. But the day for reopening is here.

  World-class culinary center coming to Auburn University

A culinary science center unlike any other is coming to Auburn University in 2021.

Texas Roadhouse raising menu prices

The restaurant said the increase is necessary because of higher labor costs and rising food costs.

Nature’s Path Foods recalls more than 400,000 boxes of cereal

The voluntary recall is for more than 400,000 boxes in the EnviroKidz line – Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch and Jungle Munch.

  Iconic Florida Panhandle restaurant The Red Bar destroyed by fire

A popular restaurant and bar in Grayton Beach, Florida was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday morning.

Survey: Chick-fil-A has best customer service in U.S.

In addition to their famous lemonade, Chick-fil-A has also garnered a reputation for its customer service.

Domino’s will give you rewards points for eating pizza, even if it’s from competitors

It doesn’t matter if the pizza is purchased at a different restaurant or homemade. Once customers hit 60 points, they become eligible for a free Domino's pie.

  Anna’s Place provides hope for grieving family

An Elmore County woman is trying to turn a horrible tragedy into a chance to celebrate her daughter's life.

Cook Out opens Montgomery location

Montgomery residents are getting their first taste of Cook Out after the restaurant chain opened a Capital City location this week.

Gourmet burger chain to open first Montgomery location

Who doesn’t love a good burger? Eastchase announced in a Friday press release that new restaurant BurgerFi would be coming to their shopping complex in “early Summer” later this year.

Get a free Frosty a day for all of 2019 for just $2

Wendy’s is currently selling a Frosty Key Tag, which would allow customers to receive a free Jr. Frosty a day for all of 2019.The $2 key tag will benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, created by Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas, who was adopted himself.

  Longtime Montgomery Italian restaurant Corsino’s closing

An employee on Wednesday night said that longtime Italian restaurant Corsino’s on South Court Street near downtown Montgomery is closing.

  Eastside Grille in Montgomery closing

Eastside Grille on Atlanta Highway in Montgomery is closing at the end of the week.

  Healthy eating this holiday season

It’s the season of giving and good eating. As you prepare for your holiday feast there are a couple of things you can do to stay healthy.

  Food for Thought 12/20

Before you pick a place to eat, catch the latest edition of Food For Thought.

General Mills announces churros cereal, Chocolate Toast Crunch, and Fruity Lucky Charms

You asked for the Chocolate Toast Crunch, and it’s back.

Wickles Pickles production to return to Alabama

Sims Foods Inc. says it's moving the production of Wickles Pickles from North Carolina to Alabama

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.

Del Monte canned corn recalled

Del Monte Inc. announced a recall of nearly 65,000 cases of fiesta corn seasoned with red and green peppers due to under-processing.

  The most-addictive foods and why we love them

The University of Michigan wanted to figure out the reasons we binge on certain foods and came up with a ranking of most-addictive foods.

  ALDI opens in Prattville

There are plans to open ALDI, a food market, in Montgomery but first, the chain opened in Prattville Thursday.

8 reasons supermarket chain ALDI is affordable

ALDI just arrived in Prattville Thursday, and it’ll be in Montgomery soon.

  Dothan native competes for ‘Top Chef’ title on Bravo

Early Monday morning before the doors of KBC in downtown Dothan open, owner Kelsey Barnard Clark pipes macrons on parchment paper and checks the oven to see if her homemade pecan banana bread is ready.

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving is this week and consumers all around the country will be rushing around to see family. Some may want to grab a bite while on the road and some may need to make a last-minute grocery run.

  Technology is the future of farming, AL agriculture commissioner says

One farmer said the only way to stay in business is to produce more on the same amount of land they own. Precision agriculture helps limit human error and save farmers money.

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

Your Thanksgiving meal will cost 22 cents less this year than last year's average.

It’s Thanksgiving week; Is it time to thaw the turkey?

If you wait until Thursday morning, you'll need to find a restaurant that's open.

Plan ahead to eat out on Thanksgiving

Cracker Barrel in east Montgomery and Applebee’s on Carter Hill Road are both open on Thanksgiving Day for those who want to celebrate the holiday without cleaning the kitchen and loading the dish washer.

Sour Patch Kids flavored cereal is real and it’ll be here next month

Sour Patch Kids are famously sour before giving way to a sweet flavor.

  Capitol Oyster Bar expansion to include RV park

While Montgomery city leaders are taking a breather for now in expanding the riverfront, Lewis Mashburn’s project is only a half-mile upstream.

CDC links Salmonella outbreak in 35 states to raw turkey products

The Centers for Disease Control says a Salmonella outbreak has now made 164 people sick across 35 states.

New restaurant opens in Cloverdale

There’s a new place to grab a bite to eat in Montgomery’s Cloverdale neighborhood.

  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

A study, released on Wednesday, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that one in three, or 85 million, Americans eat fast food on a daily basis.

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

Jonathan Bennett, the actor who played Aaron Samuels on the hit comedy Mean Girls, has released a new cookbook for fans of the film.

  Montgomery Taco Bell opens 8 months after fire

The Taco Bell on Zelda Road in Montgomery reopened Wednesday - eight months after it caught fire.

Company sells mac and cheese flavored candy canes

A new twist on an old favorite may cause some controversy this holiday season. Seattle novelty company Archie McPhee is selling mac and cheese candy canes this year, according to Delish.

  RECIPES: Game day cocktails and chicken chili

Football season is here, which also means it’s tailgating time.

New restaurant coming to Zelda Road in Montgomery

A new COOK OUT restaurant is coming to midtown 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...