Admittedly, until a few years ago the whole idea of chorizo was lost on me. I’d seen it in recipes, but in my area of the country it was not something you frequently saw on restaurant menus or in local markets. That changed after an evening spent with my brother and his family drinking adult […]
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I’ve run the gamut of beer preferences over the years. Out of necessity, my college years were marked by whatever was cheap: Michelob Lite, Rolling Rock and an occasional trip to Canada for Brador. Over time I gravitated toward the regional beers that began to fill store shelves, all of which offered something different and […]
A rainy, cool day in October took me back to the farm where we first learned to make cheese. This time, however, the trip was to pick up fresh raw milk, the key ingredient for the fresh mozzarella that would accompany dinner. Bread and Butter Farm, home of Henry’s Dairy, is located about 10 miles […]
Having spent time recently on the North Carolina barbecue scene I have a new appreciation for the nuance of real southern barbecue – and it’s not just about the meat! Here are the options that make it worth the time to experience southern barbecue: Meat: Pork, beef, chicken, turkey Seasoning: Dry rub, wet mop, none […]