Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information March 24, 2016

- Volunteers Uncovering History In Northeast Georgia: It's a mission worthy of Indiana Jones -- volunteers are excavating an archeological discovery in the Chattahoochee National Forest, and it's a project that's shedding light on what life was like in our area thousands of years ago.

This month, volunteers from Passport in Time are continuing the excavation of remains of a house which burned down sometime around the year A.D. 1600.  Earlier work on the site has uncovered various objects including tools and pottery, and the house's central hearth.  According to experts, regional history around the year A.D. 1600 is sketchy, which makes the work happening in the Chattahoochee National Forest particularly exciting.

Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken got the rare opportunity to visit the archeological site, and talked to the men and women who are helping to uncover history.


Good Day Atlanta pet of the day from PAWS Atlanta.  For more information click here. 

Bacon Fest 2016:  Local festival that has become a fixture in the Atlanta community by combining kegs of cold beer and troughs of sizzlin' bacon with  carnival games manned by the best improvisers in the city like the hobo wine tasting, naughty face painting, human foosball and more. Selling out every year, all proceeds benefit Dad’s Garage - a nonprofit theatre group.  This year Bacon Fest has anew location - the 20-year-old theatre company's NEW home at 569 Ezzard Street, just off of Edgewood Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward. For more information click the links below.   For today's recipe see below.

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Plain Pork Rinds

Black Beans

Chopped Bacon

Pulled Pork

Fresh jalapeños, sliced thin.


Silantro, chopped.

Purreed Chipotles

Scallions, chopped. 

Sour Cream

Cheese Sauce

In a bowl whisk together sour cream and purreed chipotle to taste.


On a platter, make a base of pork rinds, much like you would with tortilla chips for regular nachos.


Scatter the top with black beans + pulled pork.  Smother with cheese sauce and top with sour cream, salsa, shaved jalapeños, scallions and cilantro.

Viola!  You have Pork Rind nachos.... PIG OUT!!!!


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