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Asian-style quick pickles

Quick Pickles

This past Sunday I helped organize Durham’s second annual PickleFest, a celebration of all things pickled, brined, and cured held at The …


Taste 2016

Whet your appetite and get out your eating pants because Taste 2016 is right around the corner. This year brings the third …

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On Change, and Pie

“Change is hard.” You hear people say this every day. It’s in a thousand song lyrics and even more stories and parables. …

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How To Throw An Oyster Roast

This past Sunday my good friends Christopher McLaurin and Devin Crock hosted an oyster roast for friends and family at their home …

Stir-Fried Bratwurst with Cabbage and Apple Butter

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

It’s November 2nd, which means you should probably already have your entire Thanksgiving menu planned. I’m only half-kidding, but with the onslaught …

| TURKEY LEG | Every #fairfood expedition should include a stop at the roasted turkey leg vendor. Also, it helps to recruit a turkey leg friend to help you tackle these monsters.


It’s that time of year again – time for the North Carolina State Fair! Sure there are rides, and adorable farm animals, …