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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

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

On The Road

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.

Recipes

What Else Are We Gonna Do?

When we were younger, hurricane season was a special, scary time of year.  Being Southerners, we fear threat of ice and snow more than hurricanes.  We clear stores out of batteries, water, generators, snacks, and of course,any hooch is availale. Once you're settled in, it's time to grill and chill as hard as you can,… Continue reading What Else Are We Gonna Do?