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…

Friday Links – May 4th, 2018

After a little break, we’re back with Friday Links! First off, I want to announce some big changes to Roots, Hooves, and Honey! We’re growing, and we’re adding staff writers!   A big welcome to our first new addition, Marisa Stickel. She already has some very exciting writing assignments ahead of her, and we are…

Friday Links – February 16th, 2018

Happy Friday! It’s beautiful here on the coast, and it’s FINALLY feeling like spring! Bring it on guys!!! Here’s what caught my eye this week! -A BIG congrats to all the North Carolina James Beard 2018 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists! David Bauer, Farm & Sparrow, Asheville, NC (Outstanding Baker nominee) Ashley Christensen, Poole’s Diner, Raleigh,…

Friday Links – February 2, 2018

Oh my gosh… it’s February already! Nuts! I am dreaming of warmer days already! Plus that groundhog up north saw his shadow again! (I’m not a fan… winter go away!) Good thing is… spring is just around the corner! Next week, I’ll highlight some “love” links… but for now, here’s what caught my eye this…

Friday Links – January 10, 2018

  Happy Friday (Ok ok… Saturday…I’m a day late) y’all! I’ve had to play catch up a bit in my other life, so no blog post this week for a feature. Look for it next week! Here’s what caught my eye this week! -Highland Brewery is rebranding, including a taproom make over! Look for the…

Friday Links – January 5, 2018

I hope everyone is having a great start to their year! I am already dreaming of warm spring days, and summer nights. I know, I know… but winter is my least favorite season. I can’t help it. Here’s a few things that caught my attention this week: The cold is having an effect on everything!!!…

Friday Links – December 29, 2017

Is anyone else glad the holidays are over? Fun but exhausting! I am relieved that the year is almost over, but oh so excited that this project is just getting started! I’m excited for the new content coming in 2018! Look for an oyster round up coming after a great visit to UNCW, along with…

The Oyster Process

I love oysters, and although I’ve fishmongered, harvested my own, and eaten them from a variety of waters and states, there’s still so much I want to know about them. Specifically, I want to know more about the NC oyster. While I am doing a deep dive into oysters over the next few weeks, here’s…