Monthly Archives: November 2011

I simply remember my favorite things

The first is a newly rediscovered favorite thing, and the other has remained at the top of my favorites list since I joined a sorority in college. Crock-Pots Though I guess I should use the term “slow cookers.” (Crock-Pot is … Continue reading

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Goodbye ’til spring, Saturday Market

Today was the final Saturday Market of the season at Boylan Heights’ Rebus Works. Boo. But what a market it was … I took my bag because I need a selection of root veggies to cook for Thanksgiving, but funnily … Continue reading

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Cakes and pies

Includes Troy Mezze Lounge, Raleigh, NC Foodie fortune has smiled upon me during the last few weeks. One encounter nourished my soul, and another my tummy. Buddy the Cake Boss First, I have to confess that I’ve never watched a … Continue reading

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Thanks to Erin

Just a quick post to gush about a single dish. I recently read a book my daughter loaned me (thanks, Erin) called Blood, Bones & Butter — a memoir by Gabrielle Hamilton, chef/proprietor of New York’s much-lauded Prune restaurant. What … Continue reading

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Triad diversions

Wedding-related celebrations took me in and out of North Carolina’s Triad twice this past weekend. In between delicious event food, I even managed to squeeze in a visit to a Yadkin Valley winery. It can take years for new vineyards … Continue reading

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