Meaty ragù keeps the carnivores happy

Meaty ragù keeps the carnivores happy

Making a batch of ragù — which by the way, is a kind of pasta sauce, not a brand name — is a great way to get the carnivores in your ...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Roasted citrus brightens up winter

Roasted citrus brightens up winter

The dead of winter is a sad time for folks who try to eat seasonally. Root vegetables are nice enough, and don’t get the credit they deserve, bu...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Mountain View explores biblical plants

Mountain View explores biblical plants

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club began the new year with a meeting on Jan. 4 at the William Alfred Moore House. The group’s guest speaker...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Some comments about the cold weather:“I wish we would get some snow since it is this cold.” Amber Southern“I hate cold weather. Espe...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Shopping from the garden, winter edition

Shopping from the garden, winter edition

Shopping from your garden and cooking a meal from produce that you have raised from the ground is a heady experience in the heat of the summer. But im...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


From collards to broken plates

From collards to broken plates

Here in the South, everybody knows New Year’s Day is the time to eat greens, black-eyed peas and maybe some hog jowls. Perhaps substituting some...

December 27th, 2017 |  


When two bites are just enough

When two bites are just enough

Two bites.That’s the rule for party appetizers. You want food that can be picked up with one hand, comfortably and without utensils — reme...

December 20th, 2017 |  


‘Potluck for Dummies’ in a hurry

‘Potluck for Dummies’ in a hurry

‘Tis the season. Potluck season, that is.During the approximately five weeks between Thanksgiving and the end of the year, even the most reclusi...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Surry SCAN ‘Parade of Trees’ auction goes live

Surry SCAN ‘Parade of Trees’ auction goes live

Surry SCAN Parade of Trees 2017 will be Nov. 28 until Dec. 2. A silent auction finale will be from 6 – 9 p.m. at Mount Airy Museum of Regional H...

November 29th, 2017 updated: November 30th, 2017. |  


Naked cakes show what they’re made of

Naked cakes show what they’re made of

There have been naked cakes for as long as there have been cakes, but a trend isn’t a trend until it has a name, preferably a name that’s ...

November 29th, 2017 |