Braswell Family Farms

I recently had a chance to tour the facilities at Braswell Family Farms, located in Nashville, NC. Heading into their 75th year of production, this fourth-generation family-owned company is the 2nd largest Eggland’s Best franchise and the leading producer of private label specialty eggs. I had no idea that such a big producer of eggs…

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 9th, 2018

YALL! The Winter Olympics start today. I have to admit, I love watching the curling. It makes ZERO sense to me and I love it. I am also a real sucker for ice skating. Something very romantic about the pairs… ice dancing too. I took lessons in skating for about 5 minutes when I was…

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 holding onto the traditions that have helped establish their brand….

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!!!…