Tag Archives: North Carolina

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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Catch the Buzz, Capturing & Moving a Honeybee Hive

Marty Hanks of Just Bee Apiary in NC catching and moving a hive from a neighborhood home. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Celery Leaf, Fresh Corn & Ripe Berries

Late spring celery leaves combined with the first of summer’s sweet corn and ripe berries made a quick meal with the addition of toasted quinoa, wild rice and local toasted pecans. Continue reading

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Stuffed Eggplant on the Grill

A wonderful light vegetarian stuffed eggplant that has all sorts of possibilities with summer vegetables. Roasting on the grill keeps the heat and mess outside. Continue reading

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Two Seasons of Roasted Eggplant Spreads

Roasted eggplants make excellent spreads and casseroles throughout the winter. These two spreads are made of local farm ingredients that have been frozen, thawed and then combined. But you can make this with fresh ingredients in up through the fall for very healthy eating. Continue reading

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Seasonal Spinach Balls

Using local ingredients you can prepare a healthy appetizer that all age groups will love. Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Chicken Soup

Quick healthy Mulligatawny Chicken Curry Soup over Saffron Rice Continue reading

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Coconut Rice Pudding

A simple rice pudding with flavor and texture changes that you can make on the fly. Continue reading

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Holiday Crackers

Easy crackers for your upcoming holiday parties or for gifts. Continue reading

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A Better Farmers’ Market

“if the community doesn’t have a good way of communicating with each other or the costs of self-organization are too high, then they won’t organize, and there will be failures.” Elinor Ostrom / Nobel Laureate in Economics 2010. http://bit.ly/ctv59M Ms Ostrom … Continue reading

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