Category Archives: General

Grilled Kababs with the Durham Home Fries

I know, it’s been a while since I’ve written a post. This class was given way back in June and I ask your forgiveness for taking so long to put up the wonderful pictures that Casey Boone took for me … Continue reading

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3 Hummus Recipes for Carrboro’s “Market Bunch”

  First, let me thank the wonderful managers and support staff at Carrboro Farmers’ Market for making class time happen in the first place. It isn’t without a lot of planning, funding and support help that these classes happen at … Continue reading

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WWFM Fathers’ Day Frittatas at Cary’s UNC Wellness Center

Just prior to Fathers’ Day this year, I had an opportunity to make some wonderful Frittatas with a great group of local kids at the UNC Wellness Center in Cary. This class was part of a new youth cooking program … Continue reading

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Spaghetti for Breakfast with the Durham Home Fries

  Around the beginning of the year, market managers start looking for local chefs to teach summer classes. I used to do a couple of demos a week around the state from early spring to early winter. That’s the sort … Continue reading

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IBM’s Chef Watson & Girl Scout Badge Challenge

        An unusual request to teach a girl scout troop came up a  few weeks back. They were working on a set of badges that required the use of local food and adapting old recipes from another … Continue reading

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Quark Waffles, an accidental recipe from Chef Watson

Along the way of developing the Quark Pancake recipe for the Carrboro Farmers’ Market Cooking Class, an accident happened. The IBM Cognitive Cooking program, Chef Watson, doesn’t always specify ingredients in detail. It’s a beta program, so I expect  to … Continue reading

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Seminole Smoothie with Chai Spices & Juniper Berries

  Smoothies are so flexible that they have become a meal replacement for many of us. Varying from light and refreshing like a melon cooler for the hot days to something more substantial after exercising that includes more veggies and … Continue reading

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Creamy Orange Soft-Serve Smoothie

It’s been raining off and on for four days now and the temperatures have not been exactly inspiring me to go outside or make cold drinks. But the sun came out early and burned off the remainder of the ugly … Continue reading

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Berry, Beet & Radish Resolution Juice

Refreshing juice drink or popsicle made with spring & summer berries blended with fall apples and winter radishes. Continue reading

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A Proper Jail House Wedding in the NC Mountains

    It’s every bride’s dream to have a proper wedding with clear weather and perfect temperatures for her special day. We’ve all been to one or two that came off without a hitch. Flowers that looked like they were … Continue reading

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