Recipes

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

Recipes

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

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On The Road

NC Poultry Jubilee

Chicken. Poultry.  Yard bird. Did you know, whatever you call it, it's one of the most used proteins in our kitchens and restaurants.  It is delicious! So delectable it is that has been celebrated in Rose Hill, NC (home to the world's largest frying pan!) for the past 5 years! This year's Jubilee kicks of… Continue reading NC Poultry Jubilee

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Barbeque Festival

I don't know if y'all know this, but BBQ is kinda a big deal down here.  Whether it's vinegar, ketchup, or mustard based, there are strong opinions, but when it comes to eatin',  you are hard pressed to beat Lexington style BBQ. Sweet, but tangy, usually just the butt, but you may find a whole… Continue reading Barbeque Festival

How To's, Recipes, Tools

No Power? No Problem.

It's not over for some of us.  Winds have died down, rains, however, persist.  If you don't have power and are hungry but can't stomach another bag of funyuns, not to worry!  Between rain bursts, grab the hero of Southern kitchen everywhere, the cast iron skillet and fire up your grill. Whether it's coal or… Continue reading No Power? No Problem.