Category: Food & Drink

The Little Hen builds a house

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Carla Williams Pastry chef Sam Squiers didn’t have to look far for inspiration when she set out to make a gingerbread house for this month’s Triangle Family Services’ fundraiser competition. Her happiest childhood memories…

Hot buttered rum

by Charles Upchurch Quintessentially American, HBR predates the first cocktail jiggered up in this country by more than 200 years. It doesn’t get more old school than a concoction made from ingredients readily found on the average pirate ship. Rum,…

Eat Your Way Through Asheville

by Dean McCord photographs by Dean McCord and Alan Fleetwood A college buddy of mine used to tell me he was from L.A.: “Lovely Asheville.” I sort of understood what he meant, and I’ve frequently said that if I could move my job…

Have a figgy Christmas

by Dean McCord As we approach Christmas, weary of the incessant blares from the TV, newspaper, radio, and the gazillion catalogs to buy, Buy, BUY, I return to the old clichés: “It’s better to give than to receive,” or “Christmas…

Smash it

by Kevin Barrett, Foundation cocktail director It’s summertime in the capital city, and you know what that means: It’s hot. After the winter we had, I’m not complaining about summer heat. I don’t have a lot of meat on my…

Advertisement