If you know me, you know that two of my main passions in life are food and music – but over all, I prize my relationships with friends and family. It was incredibly exciting for me to see all three come together when I discovered that one of my old friends from our music days, David Ackley, shares his passion for craft beers on the site Local Beer Blog.
Beer, pretzels, and cheese — sounds like a typical frat boy diet, right? Well, what if I told you all that could be found in a cupcake?
This Saturday I had the morning off, instead of my normal teaching duties, so I decided to make an early trip to the Durham Farmers’ Market to procure some breakfast…
Are you over farm-to-table and instead prefer farm-to-fryer? Well, have I got a video for you 🙂
Watch it if you like Canadian accents, food processing, and people asking questions like “Where do your potatoes come from? I am told your fries are not from real potatoes.”
Lots of good North Carolina fun here: NC beers, NC fish, and NC music (including some of the kids I teach!).
I have been following Monuts Donuts online for months now, but never had the chance to try them (primarily due to their consistent selling out before 10am on a Saturday!). A business begun out of love for food and unemployment, Monuts makes fresh, handcrafted donuts out of local Durham culinary incubator The Cookery and sells them via their delivery bike/trailer (the Monuts trike) around the Triangle area.
Well hello, there! I’m returning after an unplanned summer hiatus… Remember those days when summer arrived and school was out for a few months? Yeah, neither do I 🙂 But, when not locked in with my laptop and stacks of academic articles (or accidentally clearing my iPad of all the blog posts I’d drafted out), I did have the chance to attend a few wonderful weddings (and by a few, I mean five). One in particular stood out for its food — so here’s a quick overview of a good friend’s wedding on the northern coast of Maine…