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Black Mountain Ciderworks + Meadery – Leading the NC cider resurgence

Black Mountain Ciderworks + Meadery – Leading the NC cider resurgence

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, in the small town of Black Mountain right outside Asheville, is a small cidery that is having a big impact on a growing culture of craft beverages. David and Jessica Bowman are part of the resurgence of cider in North […]

Friday Links – December 29, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

Simple Oyster Chowder

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 […]