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Comfort Food is Everything

March 22nd, 2013 | by Michael Hansen

My brother, sister, and I recently decided to combine our talents officially — something we’ve done unofficially for years. We started Mud Pie Creative Lab, a freelance-style website design and marketing company


VIDEO: A Tribute to Frank Stitt

March 4th, 2013 | by Michael Hansen

Frank Stitt, the “Godfather of Birmingham Food,” has changed my whole approach to cooking and, more importantly, learning about food [&hellip


Food Begets Community in West End

September 29th, 2012 | by Michael Hansen

George Bernard Shaw once wrote, "The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there." I interviewed Ama Shambulia to learn more about WE Community Gardens


Recipe: Bon Appétit’s Banana Bread

September 25th, 2012 | by Michael Hansen

I've always relied on the Better Homes & Garden cookbooks for staples like Banana Bread, but this recipe from Bon Appétit magazine is nothing if not perfect


Saving the Best for Last: Veranda on Highland

August 26th, 2012 | by Michael Hansen

Veranda was by far the highlight of my Birmingham Restaurant week journey — spot-on spirits, fresh ingredients, beautiful atmosphere, impeccable staff, references to Hemingway throughout



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