Now bring us some figgy pudding

Now bring us some figgy pudding

“Now bring us some figgy pudding. And bring some right here.” The latter verses of “I wish you a Merry Christmas” are about al...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Hospital Chili Cook-Off yields great recipes

Hospital Chili Cook-Off yields great recipes

It took two years, but this month Northern Hospital finally hosted its first Chili Cook-Off for employees.When all the votes were cast and tallied, Da...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Cookie Swap is sweet night at library

Cookie Swap is sweet night at library

A dozen people and a dozen plates of cookies made for a very sweet gathering at Mount Airy Public Library’s Cookie Swap on Nov. 14.The premise w...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving innovation can become tradition

Thanksgiving innovation can become tradition

Thanksgiving presents an intriguing conundrum for cooks across the country.It’s a holiday based almost entirely on food, but that food is so fir...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Surry diabetics get their own cookbook

Surry diabetics get their own cookbook

“Lose weight, exercise and don’t eat anything white,” the advice given to most diabetics, makes Paige Cartledge, RN-BSN, bristle as ...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Has your dinner come unstuffed?

Has your dinner come unstuffed?

As a culinary technique, stuffing food with other food goes way back. Shrouded in the mists of time, not long after some caveman figured out that a de...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Candy corn; addictive, nasty, delicious

Candy corn; addictive, nasty, delicious

Candy corn is so misunderstood. Opinions range from “I looooove candy corn!” to “Absolute garbage. A disgrace to candy. Why does thi...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Winter squash, another reason to love fall

Winter squash, another reason to love fall

For folks who eat seasonally, the end of the tomato season is a sad, sad time of year. It signals a long wait for another garden-fresh tomato.Fortunat...

October 19th, 2016 |  


The evolution of tacos — Volume 1

The evolution of tacos — Volume 1

Most American cities, and Mount Airy is no exception, do not yet have a taco truck on every corner but that does not mean that tacos, and the interest...

October 12th, 2016 |