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The Home of the Brave: Vicksburg, Mississippi

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ourmshome.com – Allyson Alford – 2024-06-14 16:01:02

SUMMARY: Vicksburg, located in Mississippi, is rich in history and embodies and bravery. Founded by Newt Vick in 1811 and incorporated in 1825, Vicksburg chronicles his journey from Virginia to Mississippi. Key historical sites include the Old Courthouse , a symbol since 1858, and the Vicksburg Campaign Trail, highlighting Ulysses S. Grant's strategies. The Cedar Hill Cemetery honors 5,000 Confederate soldiers, while the McRaven House is known for haunted tours. Notably, the first Coca-Cola was bottled here. Vicksburg remains a symbol of bravery and tenacity, rich with historical significance and diverse attractions.

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Three Mississippi Locations Rank as Top Weekend Escapes in the Country

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ourmshome.com – Allyson Alford – 2024-07-12 09:38:22

SUMMARY: Card Rates surveyed 3,000 credit card holders to identify the top 126 luxurious U.S. destinations. Mississippi features prominently with the Coast ranked 14th, Oxford at 88th, and Natchez at 126th. The Mississippi Gulf Coast attracts with its deluxe , spa treatments, and beaches. Oxford is celebrated for its literary heritage, boutique hotels, art galleries, and southern cuisine. Natchez, a history lover's haven, is known for its antebellum homes and riverboat tours. Mississippi offers diverse experiences with each location providing a unique charm, inviting visitors to explore its multifaceted allure.

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Madge’s Frosted Punch Was Once the Hit of the Party

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ourmshome.com – Nancy Jo Maples – 2024-07-12 08:03:01

SUMMARY: Bridal and baby showers evoke fond memories of festive gatherings and delicious punch. The author reminisces about attending showers with their mother, enjoying the elegant atmosphere and refreshments. Traditionally, sweet punch was the highlight of these , served in ornate punch bowls. One notable recipe from Lucedale, “Madge's Frosted Punch,” was popularized by Teasie Harris, an expert in 's French cuisine. Teasie compiled her recipes in a 1972 cookbook. The text includes recipes for “Madge's Frosted Punch” and “Mama's Punch,” highlighting the nostalgic and cherished role these beverages played in social celebrations.

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Three Beau Rivage Fine Dining Restaurants Each Earn 2024 Wine Spectator Awards

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ourmshome.com – Beau Rivage – 2024-07-10 09:14:53

SUMMARY: Beau Rivage's BR Prime, Stalla, and Jia received 2024 Wine Spectator Restaurant , recognizing excellence in restaurant wine programs. These three restaurants are among only six in Mississippi honored. Wine Spectator celebrates restaurants prioritizing wine, with Editor Marvin R. Shanken acknowledging 3,777 restaurants. Beau Rivage Sommelier Charlene Egan expressed pride in their distinguished wine program, offering over 3,000 bottles. Launched in 1981, the awards focus solely on restaurant wine service, with levels Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence, and Grand Award. BR Prime, Stalla, and Jia each earned the Award of Excellence for their quality wine lists.

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