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.

Videos

Pirates' Tyler Glasnow discusses his outing against the Tigers

The starting pitcher struck out nine batters in four innings at LECOM Park.
David Wilson Bradenton Herald
Pirates' Tyler Glasnow discusses his outing against the Tigers 0:58

Pirates' Tyler Glasnow discusses his outing against the Tigers

Ellery Carlson sings national anthem before Pirates host Tigers 1:19

Ellery Carlson sings national anthem before Pirates host Tigers

Brenna Funderburke, Taylor Warren throw out first pitches before Pirates host Tigers 1:15

Brenna Funderburke, Taylor Warren throw out first pitches before Pirates host Tigers

LECOM Park vantage point: An impromptu autograph session 0:41

LECOM Park vantage point: An impromptu autograph session