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Start the day right with protein

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com These dreary, dark mornings call for something more than cold cereal or a banana. Do yourself a favor and kick ... Read more

6 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Shift your focus to veggie dinners for something different

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com After those big heavy meals of the holidays, usually centering on meat, it’s time to take a break and replenish ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

Get ready for 2020 with traditions and twists

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Say goodbye to the teens, we’re headed into 2020, the start of a new decade. But we keep with tradition ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

Try egg nog or hot buttered rum

Time for a cup of eggnog. You can dress up what comes pre-made at the grocery store, or you can make your own for a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

How’d you like a nice Cheerwine Holiday Punch cocktail?

SALISBURY —  Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink from Salisbury, is ringing in the holiday season with its seasonal beverage, Cheerwine Holiday Punch, for a limited ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

Christmas cookies, as simple as possible

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com This time of year, demand for cookies is high. We all love those carefully crafted sugar cookies, decorated with icing ... Read more

1 month ago by Deirdre Smith.

Appealing appetizers for holiday parties

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com ‘Tis the season for holiday parties, office get togethers, nibbles after work, church events. In other words, ‘tis the season ... Read more

1 month ago by Deirdre Smith.

Leftovers don’t have to be boring

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Surely, you are stuffed with turkey by now. But it still lingers in the refrigerator, little bits and pieces of ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Here’s to a healthy and safe Thanksgiving

USDA Office of Communications Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we are most thankful for and to enjoy a delicious meal with ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

It’s Thanksgiving! Let them eat pie

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com For Thanksgiving dessert, you need a big serving of tradition. And we think pie is the way to go. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Be prepared for the big cooking day

By Toi Degree Rowan Cooperative Extension We are entering the holiday season, and Thanksgiving is less than a week away. So let’s make sure we ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Side by side: Try something new at the holiday table

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Yes, Thanksgiving meals must be on the traditional side. We don’t want to rock the gravy boat or poo-poo your ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Rowan 4-H Food Show will be egg-cellent

By Laura Allen 4-H Agent It’s time to register for the annual 4-H Food Show! This event is open to Rowan County youth ages 5-18 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Warm up the coming cold nights with slow cooker soups

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com So, the cold weather will be blowing in while you read this. The time for soup has officially arrived. And ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Warm up your meals with savory sweet potatoes

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com If it’s apple season, that means it’s also sweet potato season, and that’s a very good thing, as Martha Stewart ... Read more

3 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

An apple or two or three a day is good eats

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Ahh, here in the middle of apple season, there’s so many decisions, and so many delicious results. Branch out — ... Read more

3 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Best and worst candies for Halloween

By Ben George ben@candystore.com Halloween candy sales this year will amount to about $2.6 billion. Research shows 95% of households will buy candy for Halloween. ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Popcorn ideas popping up all over

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com I was once a popcorn purist: Salt, butter. Period. Kettle corn, at least in its early days, was too sweet, ... Read more

3 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Foxfire book on Appalachian Cookery a gem

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com If you live in the South, you love history and you’ve been to a church supper or a family reunion, ... Read more

3 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Let your appliances do the work for you

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Will summer never end? We will ever get to the season of soups and stews, hot chocolate and apple pie? ... Read more

4 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Learn about autoimmune disease at discussion Oct. 3

SALISBURY — The Center for the Environment at Catawba College and Bread Riot of Salisbury-Rowan County will co-host a discussion on autoimmune disease, scheduled for ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Education.

Put some pizzazz in pizza night

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com What night is pizza night at your house? At ours, it’s usually Friday night, when we are tired of cooking ... Read more

4 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Off Grid in Color and David Correll earn Bread Riot grants

Bread Riot Chantell Johnson, of Off Grid in Color, and David Correll, Correll Family Farms, have received $500 each, awarded recently by The Bread Riot. ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

A little of this, a little of that, and you have a casserole

So often, my husband and I try to figure out what to fix on Sunday that will last us at least a couple of days. ... Read more

4 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Cookbook brings together potters and their works

Jean Anderson’s new cookbook, “Kiln to Kitchen: Favorite Recipes from Beloved North Carolina Potters,”  deliciously brings together two of her lifelong passions — great food and ... Read more

4 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Totally random recipes for the day after Labor Day

Searching for ideas for today’s food story, I couldn’t find anything that said,”Yes, this is what you want.” It’s after Labor Day, so we’re changing ... Read more

5 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Nothing says easy like one-pot pastas

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com If you don’t have an Instant Pot and you don’t have time in the morning to load your slow cooker, ... Read more

5 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

A few last flings with summer food

The growing season is winding down in Rowan County, partially due to the extended heat and lack of rain, but you can still find some ... Read more

5 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

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