Halloween

Firefly Farms rings in Halloween with Witch’s Haunted Barn

When Cindy Stubbs retired from veterinary medicine in 2008, all she initially wanted to do was “play in the dirt.” That desire quickly grew into what is now Firefly Farm in Hillsborough, and now Stubbs is ready to share her newest project – The Witch’s Haunted Barn – with the community. Having grown up on […]

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Tips for carving your perfect Halloween pumpkin

Tips for carving your perfect Halloween pumpkin

Patrick O’Brien is a former chef who now travels the country as a professional fruit and vegetable carver. Known as the Fruit Carving Ninja, he produces displays for trade shows, special events, culinary competitions and more. We caught up with Patrick at the N.C. State Fair, where he gave carving demonstrations and delivered fruit and […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Peanut recipe roundup

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Peanut recipe roundup

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa featured peanuts. North Carolina peanut growers produced 400 million pounds of peanuts in 2014, which ranks us sixth in the nation in production. Leading peanut producing counties are Martin, Pitt, Halifax, […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Cauliflower and Cabbage

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Cauliflower and Cabbage

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa are featuring recipes made with North Carolina cauliflower and cabbage. The first recipe was provided by Anne Beck of Raleigh. She said it was her grandma’s recipe and she has made […]

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