The TASTE AWARDS celebrate the year's best achievements in food, fashion, home and lifestyle programs on television, in film, online, and on radio. Congratulations to Mexico: One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless, P. Allen Smith's Garden Home and Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking! Click here to see a list of winners.
Learn more about PARADE magazine's Google Hangout On Air with Lidia. On Dec. 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Lidia and PARADE's Food Editor, Sarah DiGregorio, will be at the Google offices in N.Y. in front of a laptop and webcam where they will answer YOUR questions! .
Narrated by Peter Thomas (Nova), EDGE OF THE EVERGLADES: BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that continues to inspire deep passions for — and bitter debate about — one of the last great wild places in the world. On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the sawgrass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness — a mosaic of marshes, cypress trees, pinelands and prairies once slated to house the world's largest jetport — now stands as a testament to compromise. In 1974, unlikely allies — conservationists and hunters — brokered a controversial deal which attempted to satisfy both environmental and recreational interests.