Recipes

Firecracker Ribs

At his time of year, Americans flock to backyards with libations, meat, music and friends. They celebrate the birth of their nation culminating with fireworks that symbolizes the cannon fire from the battles fighting for independence.Here's a unique recipe that will surely bring as many ooo's and ahhh's as the fireworks themselves!Ingredients 1 slab St.… Continue reading Firecracker Ribs

Recipes

A Local’s Favorite

It's a special time of year, no, I don't mean when we turn from white to pink to shades of red. No, I don't mean when the menfolk don such fashionista ideas as socks and slides with a Hawaiian print shirt. No, the locals on the Southern shores will tell you it is Soft Shell… Continue reading A Local’s Favorite

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

Hold My Wine, Kiss My Ghost Grits

When one thinks about the south, a lot of things that pop into one's mind.  Fried chicken, biscuits, sweet tea, cicadas, Spanish moss, catfish, moonshine...I could go on for DAYS! Literally.  One big staple meal down here is of course, shrimp & grits.  It's not for everyone.  You either love grits or you haven't had… Continue reading Hold My Wine, Kiss My Ghost Grits

How To's

Enjoying the Fruits of Our Labors

It's Labor Day! A day off from work for most folks, a day off from school, but do we really know why?  Our friend Wikipedia educates us that Labor Day "honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country. It is the… Continue reading Enjoying the Fruits of Our Labors

On The Road

Apple Festival

Over in the mountains, close to Asheville, is Hendersonville, NC.  This Labor Day weekend, the quaint town will host the 72nd annual Apple Festival. Over 4 days, visitors will enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and… Continue reading Apple Festival