Recipes

Chinese New Year – Year of the Pig

Chinese New Year or 'Spring Festival' is China's most important festival and holiday time. February 5th marks the year of the Pig. Occupying the last position in the Chinese Zodiac, the 12th, the Pig symbolizes such character traits as diligence, compassion, and generosity. Pigs enjoy life and because they are entertaining, others enjoy their company,… Continue reading Chinese New Year – Year of the Pig

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Super Bowl

So it's Super Bowl season. Some of us are in it for the commercials. Some of us paint our faces in our teams colors, darn our teams shirt, and prepare to invest EVERYTHING in the few hours of the most important game of the year!! It's a big day for parties, food and drinks! Food… Continue reading Super Bowl

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Butter Bell

Who here hates waiting for butter to soften before you can smear it on some toast? Once upon a time in the South, your mother and your mother's mother would leave butter out in a covered butter dish, it rarely got refrigerated, but you probably went through butter a lot faster. After a couple of… Continue reading Butter Bell

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New Year. New You?

So it's a bit into the new year. 2019!! Have you made some resolutions? Healthy eating? Healthy living? Quit confusing the bar and the gym? Be kinder? Decide whether to make resolutions? Well, we probably won't be helpful. Except if your resolution is to eat, drink, and wander around to find fun & yummy things… Continue reading New Year. New You?

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President’s Day

Jump back to 1879. Rutherford B. Hayes signs into law an official federal holiday of remembrance for the George Washington. Now we have a delectable three day weekend thanks to President Hayes. Kennedy loved baked chicken, Carter liked corn bread, one of Clinton's favorites is chicken enchiladas, Obama loves chili, Teddy Roosevelt loved Turtle Soup.… Continue reading President’s Day

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Tired of them talking? Shove this in their mouths

So, it's Thanksgiving week.  Time for family, friends, gathering around celebrating and giving thanks.  If your loved ones are staying with you, you might be a wee tired of the chatter.  If so...fix them something to quiet the storm. Savory kolache's may be the key to all of your sanity.  Could also be booze, but… Continue reading Tired of them talking? Shove this in their mouths

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Riverfest

Live music, fireworks, crafts, food and fancy vintage cars.  That's what awaits you in Wilmington this weekend. Created in February 1979, by some local folks who wanted to show downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear river, Riverfest has evolved into a cultural street festival attracting both locals and tourists.  The festival stretches from Historic Downtown… Continue reading Riverfest