Squash Blossom Recipes

These golden blooms are both beautiful and delicious, and you might even have some growing in your backyard.


An Ode to the Icebox Cake

Timeless, seasonless, and (shh) technically cakeless, this dessert involves no oven, and no pretensions.


A Beer Lover’s Guide to Wilmington (and the Cape Fear region) in 36 Hours

From the beaches to the riverfront, Wilmington is already a vacation destination. And now local craft brewers have managed to make their handcrafted beers worthy of the journey. With six breweries and six more in the construction and planning stages, the Port City offers something for every beer lover’s palate.


Topsail Island Iced Tea Recipe

The classic Long Island Iced Tea gets a local twist with nods to products made in North Carolina.


Old-Fashioned Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

The best-tasting ice cream requires a little effort. Make strawberry ice cream the old-fashioned way, no hand-crank ice cream machine required.


Carolina Blue Crab Cakes Recipe

Try this recipe for Southern-inspired crab cakes that are hearty, zesty, and have plenty of meat packed in every inch.


The New Southern Seafood Platter

We love a seafood platter in the summertime — especially one that features fresh, local fish. Here, we imagined what a modern twist on this classic dish might look like.


Pharm to Table at Rx in Wilmington

At Rx, Wilmington’s pharmacy-turned-restaurant, the atmosphere is modern, but the food philosophy is as old as Southern cooking itself.