Gulf Coast Cooking

Gulf Coast Cooking

Truly grits: Regionally grown rice takes on different form

When you think of rice production in the South, you probably think first of Louisiana or Arkansas. Louisiana plants about 449,999 acres in rice every year, but Arkansas plants even more. Poor old Mississippi lags behind with just 185,543 acres in rice, but sometimes it's not how much you plant, but the quality of the harvest.

Gulf Coast Cooking

Sausage dishes hit the spot on a fall day

Nothing warms the heart of a carnivore like a sizzling sausage sputtering and spattering in the frying pan. It fills the kitchen with a wonderful aroma, and few people can withstand the anticipation of the meal to come. Think of the countless ways this little bundle of goodness can be served.

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High school students from Manatee County on Black Lives Matter protest

High school students from throughout Manatee County speak Thursday on their Black Lives Matter protest. Video by Amaris Castillo.
acastillo@bradenton.com
High school students from Manatee County on Black Lives Matter protest 3:02

High school students from Manatee County on Black Lives Matter protest

High schoolers disagree over Confederate flag 1:13

High schoolers disagree over Confederate flag

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein responds to Mosaic sinkhole 2:47

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein responds to Mosaic sinkhole

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein stops in Sarasota 2:57

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein stops in Sarasota