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Meyer lemons

Yes, Meyer lemons are different from true lemons..   Meyer lemons tend to be more orange than yellow in color, particularly when ripe.  The skin is thinner than lemons and appears dimply like an orange, similar to a mandarin.  These beauties have a lovely fragrance and are less acidic than lemons. They make a beautiful [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Cooking Techniques, LIBATIONS, Recipes|0 Comments

Day trip to Yadkin Valley wineries

Head to Central North Carolina for a get away day trip of wine and relaxation. Medaloni Cellars Yadkin Valley wineries, in the central region of North Carolina, are loaded with surprisingly decent dry white & red wines.  The sweet muscadine varietal is there but far from the predominate one.  You'll discover all sorts [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|LIBATIONS, MISCELLANEOUS, RESOURCES, What's Trending|0 Comments

Day tripping in downtown Raleigh

DTR (Downtown Raleigh) Get to downtown Raleigh and see all it has to offer. DTR Skyline Monday: Need coffee to jump start the day after an over indulgent weekend?  There are lots of choices.  BREW has a nice ease into the workweek vibe.  Then get your employees excited about their week ahead with [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|DTR, FARMERS MARKET, LIBATIONS, RESOURCES, Seasonal Produce|0 Comments

How do you make Simple Syrups?

Why Simple Syrups? Simple Syrups are sooo easy to make and don't take much in the way of ingredients.  They're a great way to use up fruits that may be too sour, are on their way out and losing their freshness.  How about adding that last bit of fresh herbs you don't know what to [...]