April 24, 2014

GRITS with BUGS? OBX SHRIMP and GRITS

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Elizabeth Weigand is one of my favorite food writers. She's so good at what she does that I can darn near taste whatever she's writing about as well as exploring the culture and lore behind it. I was so excited when she agreed to let us use a blog post she wrote on Shrimp and Grits Outer Banks-style back in September 27, 2012. If this doesn't have you running out for a bowl, I don't know what will. Enjoy! Deborah … [Read more...]

Hatteras Farewell

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A couple weeks ago, I was a guest at the Hatteras fishing community’s Day at the Docks. It’s a wonderful celebration of that Outer Banks village’s fishing heritage and living traditions, and I felt deeply honored to be part of it.  Originally founded after hurricane Isabel in 2003 as a day to celebrate the island’s recovery, this very special event now spans four days every September. There’s something for … [Read more...]