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For the Love of Pork……Shoulders!

I love to cook with pork in many ways. As part of the NC Pork Council blogger network I was excited to learn our October challenge involved a pork shoulder. The beauty of the shoulder is it’s perfect  for a smoker, crock pot, dutch oven or braising pan. I took the shoulder and rubbed it all over with the Memphis BBQ Rub from the Savory Spice Shop, in … Continue reading For the Love of Pork……Shoulders!

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Oyster Roast at Durham Co-Op with Locals Seafood

Mark your calendars folks, the Durham Co-op Market and Locals Seafood  Oyster Roast is Friday, Nov. 13th. Think super fresh oyster from our very own NC coast, beer and music. What more do you need? They will be serving steamed and raw oysters by the half-dozen, served with lemons or hot sauce! Durham Co-op Market says “Come celebrate our love of local seafood!! We’ll be serving Locals … Continue reading Oyster Roast at Durham Co-Op with Locals Seafood

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Grilled Pork Chops

I love to grill, especially pork. So as part of the NC Pork Council blogger network I was excited to learn our August challenge involved the grill. With bone-in pork chops in hand and armed with a bottle of Georgia Boys All Purpose BBQ Rub from the Savory Spice Shop in Lafayette Village in Raleigh, I went to work. I  love a quick and simple meal and this … Continue reading Grilled Pork Chops

Come see Whole Foods Market’s cheesemongers cut open an 85 pound wheel of cheese on 3/7!

Ever noticed those huge wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano in the Whole Foods Market cheese department? Come see one of these 85-pound wheels get “cracked” in the cheese section on Saturday, March 7, at 3 p.m (Durham event is at 2pm) when the Whole Foods Market cheesemongers will simultaneously crack into more than 85-pound wheels of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano company wide. These cheesemongers are true experts, and they … Continue reading Come see Whole Foods Market’s cheesemongers cut open an 85 pound wheel of cheese on 3/7!

The Glass Jug – Craft Beer Store Extraordinaire!

If you live in SW Durham and are a lover of craft beer, then you know just how awesome this past year has been for our little pocket of Durham. Sam’s Bottle Shop, Growler Grlz, Beer Durham and The Glass Jug all opened and good beer is now no more than a mile or 3 away. Read through to the end to find out how … Continue reading The Glass Jug – Craft Beer Store Extraordinaire!

“Cheese Nights” at Whole Foods Market Durham

Free Cheese Nights Event Lately I’ve realized I have an obsession for cheese. I can’t stop trying new varieties and nibbling on them for lunch or a late afternoon/evening snack. I’ve found I like the slightly nutty, sweet cheeses along with those that carry a slightly pungent bite. It always excites me when Whole Foods Market hosts their  “Cheese Nights”. It’s the perfect opportunity to sample … Continue reading “Cheese Nights” at Whole Foods Market Durham

Hone in on your knife skills…meet Harald Wusthof of Wusthof knives at WHISK!

Saturday, December 6 from 11am to 2pm Seventh generation owner, Harald Wusthof of Wusthof knives will meet and greet Whisk shoppers on Saturday, December 6th from 11 am until 2 pm. Watch product demonstrations, enter a drawing to win a 16-piece kitchen knife set, enjoy one day sales discounts of 20%, and more. Harald Wusthof will be in the Whisk kitchen to greet customers, take … Continue reading Hone in on your knife skills…meet Harald Wusthof of Wusthof knives at WHISK!