Get Inspired by Peppers at the 9th Annual Pepper Festival

It is the end of the summer season and peppers, sweet and spicy, are in abundance. What better way to celebrate the diversity of the pepper then with a Pepper Festival at Briar Chapel? Best of all, the proceeds benefit Abundance NC, a nonprofit committed to sustainable fuels and local agriculture. What is Pepper Fest? “Abundance North Carolina presents The Ninth Annual Amazing Pepper Festival, Sunday, … Continue reading Get Inspired by Peppers at the 9th Annual Pepper Festival

It’s a Pepper Festival

My favorite time of the year; End of Summer beginning of Fall and time again for the Abundance NC’s Annual Pepper Festival. One of my favorites!! Abundance North Carolina presents The Ninth Annual Amazing Pepper Festival, Sunday, October 2, 2016! PepperFest is a celebration of sustainable agriculture, farmers, and the creativity of the Piedmont’s chefs, brewers and artisans. And what a celebration it is. The Pepper … Continue reading It’s a Pepper Festival

Lilly’s Pizza to Donate 10% of Sales to Second Chance Pet Adoptions, Monday, Septemer 12.

  On Monday, September 12, be sure to grab lunch or dinner with your friends or family at Lilly’s Pizza–all day, 10% of all sales will benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions! (Lilly’s is name after a four-legged friend, after all.) Find them in Raleigh at 1813 Glenwood Avenue (Five Points), and in Durham, find them at 810 West Peabody Street. Lilly’s serves award-winning pizza with organic and … Continue reading Lilly’s Pizza to Donate 10% of Sales to Second Chance Pet Adoptions, Monday, Septemer 12.

Guy Fieri “Grocery Games” is Calling on Triangle Chefs!

How exciting is this? Wouldn’t it be great to see one of our Triangle Chefs on another Food Network Show? I know I would. We are SO lucky to live here and be surrounded by the multitude of culinary talent. I swear I drool on my phone every day with the twitter posts our chefs send out. Ok, so let’s spread the word. Please share … Continue reading Guy Fieri “Grocery Games” is Calling on Triangle Chefs!

Empty Bowls 2015 to benefit Urban Ministries of Durham

United Therapeutics presents Empty Bowls 2015 to benefit Urban Ministries of Durham Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST) Durham Convention Center 301 West Morgan Street Durham, NC 27701 Get your tickets now…online at: Empty Bowls 2015. Time is running out!! Join us to fill empty bowls with hope! Empty Bowls is the signature event for Urban Ministries of Durham, the private, non-sectarian downtown … Continue reading Empty Bowls 2015 to benefit Urban Ministries of Durham

Cookbooks to Drool Over, and a giveaway too!!

This month on My Carolina Today I had the awesome opportunity to chat about some of my favorite cookbooks. Written by local food writers and authors, not to mention friends of mine, these are great holiday gifts for your friends and family. To watch the  “Great Gifts for the Chef in Your Life” clip, go here I’d like to thank the authors and UNC Press … Continue reading Cookbooks to Drool Over, and a giveaway too!!

Get Your “Eat” on with Dishcrawl Raleigh

Dishcrawl comes to Raleigh on Wednesday, June 18 at 7pm. On Wednesday, June 18th at 7pm, join neighbors and friends to eat your way through the heart of the city on a 3-restaurant jaunt in downtown Raleigh. Come see what the city has to offer as chefs of three restaurants invite you to explore their culinary delights in the heart of downtown. This adventurous dinner is … Continue reading Get Your “Eat” on with Dishcrawl Raleigh