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State to close restaurants and bars to dine-in customers

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is ordering all restaurants and bars be closed to dine-in patrons as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

What you should eat to stay healthy

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com As we all face the threat of coronavirus, and still, the flu, what can we do in our diets to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

Salty Caper planning to reopen in early April with bigger restaurant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Beloved local pizza joint Salty Caper expects to reopen in early April after temporarily closing in February to renovate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

St. Patrick’s Day the perfect excuse to splurge

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Faith and begorrah, ’tis the season for phony Irish accents, leprechauns and green beer. America throws a huge party for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

What’s on your menu for Sunday supper?

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Sunday supper. Is it still a roast chicken, mashed potatoes  and peas? Or is it a pot roast with carrots ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Deirdre Smith.

For Mardi Gras, dive into a jambalaya and nibble on pralines

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, a 40-day season of fasting and prayer leading up to Easter. Abstaining from meat and large meals ... Read more

1 month ago by Deirdre Smith.

Show your love with bites of sweetness

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Chocolate became associated with love during the Victorian era, when people were inspired by Medieval courtly love and chivalry. And ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Make it quick and know it’s good for you

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Though we’re getting a break from winter this week, it’s still just February, and you’re still looking for something to ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Super snacks to celebrate the game of the year

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com So yeah, there’s some big football game this weekend, and people are all excited about it, and it’s a great ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

Warm up dinner with savory soups

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost After our false spring, winter has returned and the dark evenings are pretty cold. Time to roll out the soups ... Read more

2 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

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

3 months 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

3 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 months ago by Deirdre Smith.

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