Creamy Chicken Enchiladas 1 rotisserie chicken 2 cans Ro-tel tomatoes, undrained 2 cans cream of chicken soup 1 can Cheddar cheese soup 1⁄4 cup 2 percent milk 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, cubed 20 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed 4 […]

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – When Lorin White moved to Mississippi from Maine seven years ago, she encountered a major culture shock in the grocery stores. “Culturally foodwise, it was very different,” said White, 31. “Up there, what I would cook is seafood, but I didn’t have access to that down here.” So […]

Coq Au Vin Marinade 1 bottle red wine 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper Chicken 1 (6- to 7-pound) stewing hen or rooster Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 […]

If I have written about Catfish Courtbouillon in this space before, you’ll have to forgive me. I went through my files and couldn’t find any mention of it from 2005 on, and it certainly is a recipe worth sharing. This is one of those dishes that is deceptively easy, but tastes like you spent hours […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Breast cancer survivor Sheri Prentiss challenged women to fill their lives with love and inspiration. “There can be life, health and hope after breast cancer,” Prentiss told a crowd of women at the Girls’ Night Out hosted by the North Mississippi Medical Center Spirit of Women Initiative […]

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Conner Humphreys, left, signs the book "Forrest Gump" for Carolyn Best following the Tupelo Reads program at the Lee County Library on Tuesday.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Like all fictional characters, before Forrest Gump fought his way through the jungles of the Vietnam War, before he played for Bear Bryant, before he could even walk on his own, he was an idea. Gump author Winston Groom spoke at the Lee County Library’s Lunching with Books […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Women can fire up their spirits in the fight against breast cancer tonight. Breast cancer survivor and physician Dr. Sheri Prentiss will be the featured speaker at Spirit Girls’ Night Out tonight at Tupelo High School’s Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the North […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal A Calhoun County child is one of two new cases of the enterovirus confirmed Monday by the Mississippi State Department of Health. The common respiratory virus, which was also identified in a child from Forrest County, has caused concern because of an unusual number of severe respiratory illness and […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo’s city-wide celebration of literacy will ramp up today, as Winston Groom, author of this year’s Tupelo Reads book “Forrest Gump,” will speak at Lee County Library’s Lunching with Books at 11:30 a.m. This year is the first in which the book’s actual author will be in attendance. […]