A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

In the Kitchen: Udon Noodle Stir-Fry Top off the crispy bacon, buttery scallops, tender bok choy, and udon noodles in this stir-fry with citrusy orange sauce, cilantro, and toasted peanuts.

Madison County Championship Rodeo

In the Kitchen: Udon Noodle Stir-Fry Top off the crispy bacon, buttery scallops, tender bok choy, and udon noodles in this stir-fry with citrusy orange sauce, cilantro, and toasted peanuts.

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

In the Kitchen: Udon Noodle Stir-Fry Top off the crispy bacon, buttery scallops, tender bok choy, and udon noodles in this stir-fry with citrusy orange sauce, cilantro, and toasted peanuts.

In the Kitchen: Neese’s

In the Kitchen: Udon Noodle Stir-Fry

Top off the crispy bacon, buttery scallops, tender bok choy, and udon noodles in this stir-fry with citrusy orange sauce, cilantro, and toasted peanuts. Learn how to make it here!

 


In the Kitchen: Mediterranean Rice Bowl

Top this warm rice bowl with sausage and herbs, lemon-yogurt and garlicky tahini sauces, fresh cucumber, and chickpeas for a bright, satisfying meal made from scratch. Learn how to make it here!

 


In the Kitchen: Crêpes

Elevate your breakfast table with these savory crêpes filled with creamy Brie cheese, bacon, asparagus, and mushrooms. Learn how to make it here!

 


In the Kitchen: Breakfast Empanadas

These flaky, golden empanadas — filled with scrambled eggs, bacon, spinach, and Cheddar cheese — make a perfect on-the-go breakfast. Learn how to make it here!

 



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This story was published on Aug 16, 2021

Alyssa Wilen

A Charlotte native, Wilen spent more than 12 years in the restaurant industry where she worked her way up to the role of Executive Chef before opening Chef Alyssa's Kitchen in 2013. She teaches award-winning cooking classes, hosts a Saturday brunch, and has created a family dinner meal service.