Winston-Salem’s first and only Moravian star maker Julius Lineback crafted a holiday tradition.
A Carolina Christmas
At Christmastime, this historic Raleigh neighborhood proves that there’s truly no place like home for the holidays.
Mr. Smith’s Tree Goes to Washington
This year, one lucky Fraser fir from Avery County is headed to the White House. There are hundreds of contenders on Larry Smith’s tree farm, and he grooms each one to be a star.
Ramblin’ Man: Santa’s Accomplice
Sometimes St. Nick needs an assistant to help keep his spirit alive for a child — at least for one more year.
A Feast For Many
Buns flavored with spice and a hint of orange star in the Moravian tradition of lovefeast. And that keeps one bakery in Winston-Salem very busy at Christmastime.
A Gift That Keeps Giving
A chef known for his stellar seafood says that the Christmas tradition he treasures most is a decidedly landlocked creation: ham and beans.
Whether elegantly glazed, pinned with pineapple, or shellacked with Cheerwine, ’tis the season for fancy hams.
Life of the Party
In North Carolina, the holiday season doesn’t really get rolling until the sausage balls arrive. Yet, even here, the origin of the recipe remains a mystery.
The Sweetest Stroll
Bring on the snickerdoodles. The lemon squares. The thumbprints and pinwheels. A cookie walk in New Bern boxes up Christmas magic.