PHILADELPHIA — The three-story rowhouse on Erdman Street where Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor’s family lived doesn’t exist anymore. It’s been razed and replaced. The Smarts had been making a new life there, among the hundreds of thousands of Southerners who moved to Philadelphia during the Great M…

Corn is starting to arrive in grocery stores. I also spotted local Amish tomatoes at Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. in the Strip District last week, which got me thinking, “Why not combine the two in a super-easy soup?”

Your mom probably made Muddy Buddies (though she probably called it Puppy Chow) for you when you were a kid. Now, you can relive that flavor without the fuss of making it with this ready-to-eat snack from Chex Mix. Peanut butter and chocolate infuse the cereal pieces, which are then coated i…

Several years ago, my partner and I spent a month in San Antonio, where his family lives. We were both unemployed at the time, so we spent the days driving around the city, exploring and eating all the wonderful food. We consumed a lot of chili.

Spice up your quarantine chip selection with Lay’s Wavy Fried Green Tomato chips. An ode to a Southern favorite, the chip brand transforms mom’s homemade cooking into an everyday treat. Notes of tanginess reminiscent of sour cream and onion combined with the added crunchiness of the wavy cut…

Caesar salad is one of America’s most popular comfort foods. Adding grilled shrimp and walnuts turns it into a complete dinner. The crisp lettuce and smooth, tangy dressing provide an enjoyable, mouth-watering combination.

Supposedly, these are healthful snacks. We would have never guessed. You know the top of the crumb cake you love to eat, Pure Crumbs added that to a snack cookie and created an absolutely yummy treat. But turns out, founder Lauren Fleri, a New York fitness trainer, created them as a healthfu…