Exploring the culture, food, and traditions of North Carolina

Spirits

A North Carolina Bloody Mary

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 […]

Weekend Links – July 8, 2018

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 […]

Broad Branch Distillery – Keeping Old World Craft Heritage Alive

Broad Branch Distillery – Keeping Old World Craft Heritage Alive

  Broad Branch Distillery’s gamut captures Carolina heritage. Their mission statement is deeply rooted in the “old world craft Heritage and artisanal Blue Ridge Mountain Traditions.” With three distinct spirits on the market and a Rye in the works, they are growing rapidly, but still […]

Sutler’s Gin – A North Carolina Distilled Gin

Sutler’s Gin – A North Carolina Distilled Gin

As I embark on this project and begin to dive into North Carolina culture, spirits, I feel, will be an integral part to explore. North Carolina is a state steeped deep in the tradition of making liquor and I am sure everyone from the state […]