September 20, 2017

The Leroy James Farmers Market vendor of the week is alarita Gourmet Foods LLC.

Proprietors Marty and Luanne Welch moved to North Carolina from Crystal Lake, Ill., 15 years ago.

Luanne and Marty married in 1957. Luanne stayed home to raise their five kids, and Marty joined the Kraft Foods Company…

Lima beans packed with nutrition

September 20, 2017

Q We recently moved here from Pennsylvania. My neighbor served us butter beans. I said they were just lima beans. She said no. What can you tell me about them? — P.R., Winterville

A Welcome to eastern North Carolina! I fully enjoy exploring local food cultures and hope you will too. Magen…

Hot Dish: Moe's Southwest Grill

September 20, 2017

Walk in the door of Moe's Southwest Grill, and the first thing you are likely to hear is “Welcome to Moe's!”

Moe's is known for its crowd-pleasing Southwestern flavors, chips galore and the signature greeting that every guest receives. The location at 610 Red Banks Road has recently…

Striking the right teasing tone

September 20, 2017

Q I am writing about a behavior common to a close relative and a friend. They notice something about someone and then “give them the business” about this flaw.

You probably know this type of jovial person who will write this off as a normal part of being a close friend. The ones I know…