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Foodie Facts

Food can be a great equalizer, but it can also be a great divider. Recently, porch.com surveyed 1,000 people on their food preferences. Here are some of the findings.

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Shining Neon Lights

The Mississippi Children's Museum will host its fifth annual Neon Night on Saturday, July 14, from 8 p.m. to midnight. The summer fundraiser for the event is open to visitors ...

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Love Fresh Berries? Pick Them

This summer, instead of buying your berries from the market or store, opt for a more memorable outing at a U-Pick farm.

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Fireworks and Festivities

Celebrate the Fourth of July this year with local businesses such as Campbell's Bakery, Nandy’s Candy and more.

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Alivia Ashburn-Townsend

Alivia Ashburn-Townsend started her restaurant career off as a server at a restaurant in the Jackson metro area and says that when the kitchen would get backed up, she would ...

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OPINION: ‘Don’t Yuck My Yum’

As a food educator, I spent many hours in classrooms doing taste tests, interactive cooking demos and nutrition lessons. I've seen elementary schoolers, even the so-called picky eaters, taste everything ...

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Father’s Day: Things to Do

You'll have no shortage of great things to do in the Jackson metro for Father's Day this year. Here's just a few that the JFP has picked out.

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Get Fancy with Easy-to-Grow Edible Flowers

I used to think that edible flowers belonged solely in the realm of fancy restaurants. Yet once I started gardening, harvesting and eating flowers seemed unavoidable—there were just so many ...

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Ice Cream Magic at 30 Below

Ryan Parmentier says he grew up loving to cook and always wanted to own a food truck. His initial idea was to open a barbecue truck, but after trying rolled ...

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Embrace the Heat with Homemade Hot Sauce

Farmer's markets and gardens will soon be overflowing with peppers of all kinds. What better way to embrace the Mississippi summer heat than to make some hot sauce?

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Jackson Restaurant Week Party 2013

People and food vendors gathered at the Old Capitol Inn on Monday night to mingle ...

CelticFest 2013

Jackson's annual celebration of Celtic food, music, and dance was held at the Ag Museum ...

POP-UP PIZZA a la mode

Sal and Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint and Jesse Houston PRESENT "The ...

Restaurant Week Kickoff Party

Jackson's restaurant scene gathered at the Mississippi Museum of Art for a night of celebration.

Beer Fridge #1: Devil's Harvest Extra Pale Ale

Todd reviews Devil's Harvest Pale Ale, a brew by Southern Prohibition and a staple in the JFP Beer Fridge.