Jun. 24, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Fresh garlic is harvested in June

Each season we have the opportunity to experience the fresh and vibrant flavors of locally grown items that we only have available in dried, frozen or canned form or that has travelled across countries and continents in the off-season. Now is the time of year to discover the true taste of garlic that is fresh.

Jun. 24, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Anniversary gift: my favorite recipes

And here we come full circle, fellow foodies. I began writing this column one year ago this week. My goals: To learn more about cooking and to share my education with you.

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

How to make liquid organic fertilizer

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Kielbasa, it is Polish for sausage

Kielbasa is a wonderful food. It’s reasonably priced and good all year round. It adds a depth of flavor to many dishes and doesn’t have to be the centerpiece of the meal to make a great contribution.

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Several classes have reunions

John Walter Earnhardt, Walter Bickett Class of 1949, invited his class plus anyone else who graduated from Walter Bickett High School to a “Meet with Classmates and Old Friends Over a Glass of Wine” get-together on May 8 at the Treehouse Vineyards owned by his sister, Dianne.

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Weddington gym rated tops to best gymnasts

Inside an unassuming building in the Weddington Activity Center, the walls are lined with banners heralding awards and achievements and the building is filled with children of all ages, training and working to achieve almost superhuman feats in the sport of gymnastics.