Eat & Drink Local: Cooking & Cocktailing with NC Elderberries

There is no question that elderberries are a good-for-you food.  These tiny berries are packed with minerals like iron and potassium; vitamins A, B and

Cheers! It’s time to Drink Local!

Lots of ways to Drink Local in the Carolinas. Of course, the wine industry is huge here and the focus on craft beers is without

Three Cheers – Cheerwine Celebrates 100 Years!

Three Cheers my friends! A early May trip to the Rowan County Museum in Salisbury provided my inspiration for this post written in celebration of

Stuffed Squash Blossoms: A New Take on Ham and Cheese

I’ve been doing a lot of cooking this month on television and for catering jobs and cooking classes. As my regular readers know, I am

Tenda-Bake Pancake & Waffle Mix isn’t Just for Breakfast Any More

Those of you who follow this blog in particular and my cooking classes and television appearances in general already know that I am a lover