Articles By: Avery Driggers

CW | Mackenzie Brown Maggie’s Diner sits on Ty Rogers Jr. Avenue and is open just fi ve hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Maggie’s Diner provides Tuscaloosa with authentic ‘meat-and-three’ option

Unless my advisors and DegreeWorks have led me astray, I will be graduating this May after four fantastic years at the University of Alabama. In food terms, that means roughly 312 meal plans used, $2,100 Dining Dollars spent and 702 Frosties devoured. I’ve eaten a lot of food while at UA — some good, some bad and some with too […]

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Some simple recipes to keep you cool when the weather gets warm

Hello hot, muggy and irrational Alabama springtime. We’d barely brought out the chowder and hot chocolate before “winter” turned into a high of 85 and 60 percent chance of rain. But with toasty weather comes tasty dishes, so if you’re looking for a break from the hot weather, try these recipes to cool you down.   Watermelon Tomato Salad with […]

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Spring break a great time to experiment with food

Spring break is two days away. Your skin is pasty from all of the sun-deprived days spent inside. Your arms are sore from all of the extra reps in the weight room you’ve squeezed in. And your stomach is growling from all of the Taco Bell you’ve forced yourself not to eat. But it’s time for a break. It’s time to […]

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Giving up certain foods doesn’t mean giving up

Mardi Gras has come and gone, and the Lenten season is upon us. Even though you may not be eating meat, chocolate, bread or dairy for the next 40 days, that still doesn’t mean you can’t eat well. Here are some recipes that will make your food fasting and abstaining a little more enjoyable.   Flatbread (Recipe via Good Housekeeping) […]

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Soup, tea and sympathy: What to eat when you are sick

Soup, tea and sympathy: What to eat when you are sick

Noses are running wild, and the Student Health Center is standing room only. That’s right, it’s flu season again, folks. And this year’s yo-yo temperatures and scatterbrained storm patterns have many people feeling especially under-the-weather. So, if the flu, crud or stomach bug have you feeling down, try these pick-me-up recipes and tips.   1. Chicken Noodle Soup: No surprise […]

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