Cheers! Raise a Glass, its Time to Drink Local!

  Dateline December 5, 2017  Some 84 years ago today Prohibition in the United States was appealed. Statewide prohibition was made law in North Carolina

Fresh from the Farmers’ Market: Pork Chops and Sweet Tater Tots

I love shopping at farmers’ markets and eating local. For those of you who have read the stories I share on these digital pages, or

Home Grown Tomatoes

Plant ’em in the spring eat ’em in the summer, All winter without ’em’s a culinary bummer…                  

Biscuits and the Big Deal about Baking with Buttermilk

I come to you today on the heels of three days in Knoxville, Tennessee. First at the Southern Food Writing Conference and then at the

On Your Charlotte Restaurant Radar: 5 Asian Restaurants you must not miss!

After all the holiday trimmings, visions of sugarplums, Hanukkah candles and potato latkes have come and gone this holiday season, lets take a break and

Seasonally Speaking: It’s Time for Local Organic Baby Ginger

To every time (and to every fruit, flower, herb and vegetable) there is a season. Back in 2011, it was my pleasure to join a

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