Appetizers, Recipe, Snacks, Vegetarian

Blistered Shishito Peppers

When I learn about a new, trendy ingredient, either online or in the food media, it often takes awhile to arrive here in North Carolina. Shishito peppers have been popular for a few years, originating in Japanese restaurants, then migrating into the mainstream. But only in the past year have […]

Celebration Menu, Main Dish, Recipe, Seafood

French Mussels

A French dinner doesn’t have to be a complicated affair. In fact, this dish is so quick and easy you could even indulge on a Wednesday night. But, you might want to save this restaurant quality dish for celebrating the weekend! Don’t be intimidated by mussels if you’ve never prepared […]