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March 2011

Good for You Sweet Potato Soup

The North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission has issued a challenge to Bloggers who blog about food – create an original sweet potato recipe. First thing I had to do was learn how to spell “potato.” … amazes me that it has no “e.” My dad grew lots of sweet potatoes here on the farm at… Read More

Bunn’s Barbecue – Great “Road Food”

For great pork barbecue in eastern North Carolina, Bunn’s Barbecue in Windsor has to be on your short list. Driving up, you might wonder if this really is a restaurant.  There’s a Texaco pump out front – that’s because before 1938, Bunn’s was a service station. Inside, old signs hang on the walls, but the… Read More

Big Mill B&B Named Inn of the Year by NCBBI

Big Mill B&B has been chosen Inn of the Year by North Carolina Bed & Breakfast and Inns.  We are waving flags and tooting horns. This is a great honor – we are thrilled. At the celebration dinner at King’s Daughter Inn our outgoing president Frank Salvo of White Gate Inn (in Asheville), standing in for… Read More