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Recall issued for pork products from Cabell farm

The state Department of Agriculture’s Meat and Poultry Inspection Division has issued a “public health alert” for two meat products from a Cabell County farm.

The department has not heard of any illnesses from the...

Recall issued for pork products from Cabell farm

The state Department of Agriculture’s Meat and Poultry Inspection Division has issued a “public health alert” for two meat products from a Cabell County farm.

The department has not heard of any illnesses from the...

West Virginia culinary student wins national competition
West Virginia culinary student wins national competition

“I went, not expecting anything,” recounted Carver Career Center Culinary Arts Program student, Troy Ferrell, of his trip to a competition in Kansas City, Missouri this past June.

“That’s the only attitude you should ...

Beers to You: Beer — it’s what’s for dessert

By Rich Ireland

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It still seems to surprise people every time I show up to a party or beer pairing with a dessert course to be served with beer.

In fact, my pairing of a specialty vanilla bean beer with chef Tim...

Counter Intelligence: Cooking and scribbling
Counter Intelligence: Cooking and scribbling

RENSSELAERVILLE, N.Y. — Cooking is in my blood and I have been dabbling and dreaming in the kitchen my whole life.

About a year ago, I added the scribble element: putting these tales on paper.

Food, family, kitchen. My palate has...

Kroger recalls fruit because of Listeria concerns

Kroger is joining other national grocery store chains recalling more than 15 fruits items purchased between June 1 to July 20.

The fruits may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which may cause severe illness to pregnant women and...

Hurricane family’s videos promote healthy eating
Hurricane family’s videos promote healthy eating

HURRICANE, W.Va. — At one time, Kirk and Mandy Curry were poster parents for being too busy to bother with proper nutrition for themselves and their offspring. They had just had their first child, who seemed...

Mushroom fest is next weekend
Mushroom fest is next weekend

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If you think mushrooms come neatly sliced in rectangular containers covered with plastic wrap at the grocery store, you have a lot of learn about mushrooms. And the West Virginia Mushroom Club (yes, there really is a club...

Appalachian food guide features W.Va. flavors
Appalachian food guide features W.Va. flavors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dale Hawkins is helping to put the tiny north-central West Virginia town of Rock Cave literally on the map.

As a co-owner of Rock Cave’s Fish Hawk Acres, his agribusiness is one of several dozen from West...

W.Va. venues in the Appalachia food guide

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Discover the ultimate food, farms and flavors of Appalachia at these featured venues:

Vines & Vittles: Don’t rely on price or label

By John Brown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I am always fascinated by how we make choices regarding the wines we choose to purchase and drink.

Whether for everyday consumption or for special occasions, we can all agree that it’s worth...

Counter Intelligence: A taste of Appalachia
Counter Intelligence: A taste of Appalachia

By April Hamilton

“Shake the hand that feeds you.” — Michael Pollan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is a buzz in the air, the happiest of hums. A new food guide has been released, and the focus is Appalachia....

Guide to Appalachian food and farms unveiled
Guide to Appalachian food and farms unveiled

Dozens of locations in West Virginia will be part of the Bon Appetit Appalachia map-guide, which was unveiled at the Capitol Market on Tuesday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and others.

The map-guide, accessible in print and online at visitappalachia....

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