Entries by Hal

Recipe: Swizzle Drinks

Every summer needs its own drink, that signature cocktail that defines a period in time. This summer, I’m mixing up a big batch of Swizzle drinks.

Top 10 Sausages for Spring Grilling

Cary, NC – The birds are fluttering and the green shoots are poking up from the ground. Must be time to clean off the grill and fire up a hot mess of sausages. For your culinary pleasure: 10 Types of Sausage for Spring Grilling.

Recipe: Minestrone Soup (with Bacon)

Cary, NC — Here’s a recipe for a cold, icy day in Cary. It’s Minestrone, the classic Italian soup. You might already have everything you need in your pantry. And, because this is North Carolina, I’ve adapted the recipe to include everyone’s favorite food, bacon.