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.

Potato Pals

Sharing his love of growing vegetables with a new crop of young gardeners gives one writer a renewed appreciation for the harvests he gathers from his little plot in Asheboro.