7 great game day goodies

By Lynette George Herald Democrat It’s football season and Texomans take that seriously. Something else that we take just as seriously is our game day food. Whether it’s a high school or college tailgate party or a football-watching party at home, that fully-stocked table is almost as important as the game itself. If the favorite […]

Getting pickled with Nevada Brining Co.

by Johnathan L. Wright, jwright@rgj.com – Reno Gazette-Journal Pity the poor cucumbers that come before Matt Soter. The founder and owner of local Nevada Brining Co., an artisan maker of pickled foods, rigorously inspects all pickle hopefuls. Are they dark green? Free from wrinkles? Are they firm, without spongy spots that will never become crunchy? Put […]

Selena Gomez: I’m obsessed with pickles!

(Cover) – EN Star Style – Selena Gomez has revealed she is absolutely “obsessed” with eating pickles. The stunning 23-year-old singer-and-actress is known for exuding all types of glamour. So some fans might find it surprising that she prefers to stuff her face with fermented cucumbers. “I’m obsessed with them. I drink the juice from […]

Probiotics important to good health

Jessica Kerr / Delta Optimist There is room in everyone’s diet for a little probiotics, and they can help with a myriad of health concerns. “They’re crucial,” said Halina Kwiatkowska, who owns Parsley, Sage and Thyme Health Store in Ladner. The human digestive system is made up of millions of microorganisms. Probiotics are healthy bacteria […]

Tour de’ Tangipahoa welcomes 450 riders plus pickles

Tori E. Pajares – hammondstar.com Cyclists from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida came out Saturday to ride in the Hammond Kiwanis Club’s 23rd annual Tour de’ Tangipahoa. As the club’s largest fundraising event, this year had a turnout of 450 participants between both ride times. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., the first ride consisted of a […]