The stockings are hung, the cookies are out, and the house is now miraculously quiet. Just one more thing to do before bed: make the breakfast dish that’s become a tradition.
Ambrosia was such a treat that many families reserved a cut-glass or crystal bowl solely for displaying and serving it.
Cherished family recipes, passed down like prized heirlooms, seem extra special on the holiday table. One bite, one whiff, is time travel.
No party is complete without these bite-size appetizers.
Sheri Castle’s red velvet cake is a classic, down to the old-school ermine frosting.
Carb loading for gift opening: This recipe is a savory way to fuel up before — or after — the mad dash on Christmas morning.
The line is out the door at Southern Smoke, a tiny carryout barbecue joint in Garland with a big following. Their secret is knowing how to tend both fire and family at the same time.
The winding, scenic route through Linville may not be a long drive — it’s only about 20 miles — but it becomes a journey when you stop to shop, eat, and see the sights.
A staple crop of Watauga County for generations, the glorious green cabbage remains a savory symbol of old mountain ways and comforting suppers. Plus, it might just cure what ails you.