Recipes

Recipes
Grilled pear and blue cheese salad.

Grilled Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Balsamic Demi Glaze

My mother and father live on a lake in western North Carolina and are constantly entertaining guests. As spring approaches they extend an open...
French Onion Soup Recipe

French Onion Soup with Crunchy Toast

Soup is the perfect antidote to winter. A big pot simmering on the stove engulfs your house with aromas that are comforting to the...
Fresh blackberries: recipes, the health benefits, & where to pick in North Carolina

The Blackberry: Summer’s Sweet Antioxidant

Behind my childhood home a long continuous bramble of blackberries grew along the tall wooden fence that divided my subdivision from my best friend’s....

Baked Acorn Squash & Baked Butternut Squash Recipes

Before the leaves even fall off the trees we are bombarded with photos of Thanksgiving tables and cornucopias overflowing with a bountiful variety of...