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…

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 has tried a local’s homemade “shine” more than just a…

Simple Oyster Chowder

Oyster chowder is a winter staple of mine. Harvesting fresh oysters, shucking them, and then creating someone sinfully good with just a few simple ingredients. I live for dishes that contain both simplicity and decadence. And that to me is what a good oyster chowder will do. Now, since I was making this on a…

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…