Food

Bundles of Love

For a Venezuelan family in Charlotte, Christmas cooking goes on all month, and then some. But one special tamale-making ritual really brings home the holiday.

Central

The Great Punch Comeback

A new generation has discovered the festive wonders of Grandma’s punch bowl. And holiday spirits have never been brighter.

Life

Two Churches, One Table

Thanksgiving has always been about coming together. For a pair of churches in Wilmington, this year’s holiday menu is inspired by a new cookbook that connects two communities: one historically black, and the other predominantly white.

Life

The Queen of Spruce Pine

This enterprising young woman with strong convictions has created a down-home market marvel through her farm and food.

Food

Honeysuckle

The vine that twines over fences and through childhood memories lends its aromatic scent and unmistakable taste to grown-up fare.

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