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Dixie Firefly

Make these fun DIY Cocktails for Al Fresco sipping from Dixie Vodka

Dining al fresco may be a Spring institution, but too often the perfect experience gets ruined by long lines, bland bloody marys and watered...
A Very Old-Fashioned Southern Coconut Frosting

A Very Old-Fashioned Southern Coconut Icing

By Rocquie, Sage Trifle AT 85-YEARS-OLD, my Mother still loves to entertain. She had an Easter brunch for 16 people and when she half-heartedly invited...
Cru Cafe Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

Cru Café’s famous Mac and Cheese – and I got the recipe for you!

The epitome of comfort food, Charleston's Cru Cafe’s Mac and Cheese uses Orecchiette pasta cooked in a creamy four-cheese sauce that is baked until it’s...
Eggnog

Cocktails sure to sleigh, from Kindred

Davidson, NC - The folks at Kindred have sent two fun cocktail recipes, "sure to sleigh", over for Carolina Epicurean readers.  Enjoy! Fun fact, Eggnog has been...
Lose Weight by Eating

Lose Weight by Eating

Love the title for this new cookbook by Audrey Johns! The idea behind the book is that Johns had been overweight all her life. Unhappy...
Caramel Corn

How to make Caramel Corn

Since getting this recipe years ago from a family friend, it's become a tradition to make it annually for Super Bowl snacking. We usually add small...
Sugar Cookies

10 Easy Christmas Cookies to make with Children

Having fun with children in the kitchen is one of my favorite things. It's important to pick recipes that are easy enough that you, as...
Red Stag Grill

Carolina Cup

Courtesy Red Stag Grill, Asheville 2 oz Troy & Sons "Blonde" American Whiskey (Asheville Distilling Co) 2 Tbsp Local Clover Honey (Asheville Bee Charmer) 3 Tbsp House-Made...
Crispy Eggplant 3 Ways

Crispy Eggplant, 3 Ways! {Gluten Free}

The trick to this recipe is all in how it's served. While the eggplant itself is obviously the key component, that won't matter if...
Asheville Rcipe Cards

Asheville Recipe Cards for You

A bonus bevy of recipes from Asheville restaurants and artisan food producers has landed in my lap! Because Carolina Epicurean readers are a loyal bunch, I'm...

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