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Mystic Farm looks to stimulate the mind and the tastebuds

By on October 30, 2020

In his 1902 book “The Varieties of Religious Experience,” philosopher William James wrote that “The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature.” Jump forward over a century later,

Firefly Farms rings in Halloween with Witch’s Haunted Barn

By on September 28, 2020

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

Tips for carving your perfect Halloween pumpkin

By on October 24, 2018

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

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Peanut recipe roundup

By on October 27, 2016

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

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Cauliflower and Cabbage

By on October 29, 2015

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