The Miracle of the Oil

When cultures collided in one family’s Raleigh kitchen, a new food tradition — part Jewish, part Southern Baptist — was born. Two treats served each year for Hanukkah — latkes and sufganiyot, or jelly doughnuts — got updates. The Jewish husband was mesmerized. The Southern wife had a secret.

A Guide to Downtown Lenoir

This mountain town earned a reputation for shipping furniture around the world. Today, an artistic couple and a talented group of creators keep Lenoir’s legacy of fine craftsmanship alive.