Oh Honey…

Well, here in Eastern NC, the rain just won’t stop. Wilmington has had 53″ of rain this year alone! Too much rain. Turns out, it’s had an effect in Western NC too. My mom, a first generation bee keeper, reported to me that her bees didn’t have honey this year. There can be so many…

A North Carolina Bloody Mary

If you’ve ever met me, you know I love a good Bloody Mary! And what’s better than a good Bloody Mary? One made with ingredients from right here in North Carolina! Awesome commercial fisherwoman Ana Shellem (stay tuned to our upcoming shellfish series with her this fall!) has a bartending background, and combined her love…

Weekend Links – July 8, 2018

I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July week! We are deep into Summer now, and I am loving it! The smells of fresh tomatoes and salt in the hot air call to me! I’ve been making the most of summer and traveling quite a bit, and finding great new spots… like Larkin’s on…

Highland Brewing Company’s Unique, Familial Routes are Still Changing the Asheville Drinking Scene

Highland Brewing Company has its own unique conceptualization of North Carolina culture and tradition, celebrating the mountainous landscape and preserving its beauty for future generations, all while brewing amazing beer. Nestled in the southeastern Appalachian Mountains in Asheville, NC, Highland started brewing in the basement of Barley’s Taproom in downtown Asheville before outgrowing the basement…