What Fresh: Beetroot Toast

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Beetroot Toast Ingredients: (3 or 4 small roots) peeled raw beetroot 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin seeds 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1 lemon zest and juice Salt and freshly ground pepper 4 ounces  goat cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon parsley 4 slices bread, toasted Peel the beetroot and finely… Read More

No One Said it Would Be Easy

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Raising children in a stormy world. By John Croyle Over these past few weeks, most of America’s eyes and prayers have been turned toward the people in and around Houston, Texas because of Hurricane Harvey, and the state of Florida because of Hurricane Irma. The aftermath of the torrential rains and flooding will be felt… Read More


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Some records just can’t be touched. By Luke Robinson There are all kinds of unbreakable records in sports. Sure, the old cliché says records are meant to be broken, but there are some that will stand the test of time. UCLA’s seven straight college basketball championships. Oklahoma’s 47 consecutive wins on the football field. Cal… Read More

And Then There Were Three

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Awaiting the arrival of Millie
By Phillip Ratliff

A Single Encounter Can Change a Life

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Meet Wayne Green.
By Rev. Dallas Teague Snider // Photo by Liesa Cole


Monday, July 31st, 2017

An infamous character in Alabama’s history becomes a reflection of today’s politics.
By Tom Gordon; Photography by Beau Gustafson

My Birmingham: Jessica Merlin and Scott Doty

Friday, June 30th, 2017

What to Eat in Birmingham’s Jessica Merlin and Scott Doty.

My Birmingham: Michael S. Saag, M.D.

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Michael S. Saag, M.D., medical pioneer in the field of HIV research.

My Birmingham: Charles Buchanan

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Charles Buchanan, editor of UAB Magazine

Grouper and Veggies

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Bistro V’s Jeremy Downey sears grouper and sautés spring vegetables.

New Year’s Style Resolutions

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Pull your look together for 2017.