Tiny and sweet, pearl onions come in yellow, red and white varieties, with the latter being the most common. These little beauties look just like regular onions, but are about the size of a jawbreaker. They add flavor and texture to any dish.
I had always avoided buying pearl onions because of the thought of peeling all those little suckers. But, once you learn how to peel them, you’ll be amazed at how really easy it is.
OCEAN ISLE BEACH — Mary Zio long dreamed of opening her gallery.
It finally came true this past September when the lifelong artist debuted Phthalo Blue Art Gallery at 7199 Beach Drive between Sunset and Ocean Isle Beach.
The gallery is named for the Syracuse, N.Y., native’s favorite hue of blue — phthalocyanine in long form, defined by Wikipedia as “an intensely blue-green-colored aromatic macrocyclic compound that is widely used in dyeing.”
The town of Calabash rings in 2017 with its sixth annual New Year’s Eve “Cheers to the New Year” bonfire slated from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Dec. 31, in the Hurricane Fleet parking lot at 9975 Nance St. on the Calabash Riverfront.
The public is invited to come and gather and warm up ‘round a traditional roaring bonfire monitored by the Calabash Fire Department.
Entertainment this year will consist of country music and line dancing.
New Year’s Eve parties are always such fun and joyous events when friends and family get together for the final big event of the season. The last thing you want to invite to your party is a foodborne illness.
My favorite holiday may be New Year’s Day. It's a time to reflect on the past year and an opportunity to chart a path for the next. On New Year’s Day, you have the next 365 days to improve your health, relationships, and career; a gift to truly treasure. While you’re planning your personal improvements, don’t forget your dogs and cats. Here are seven resolutions I wish every pet parent would make this year.
New Year 2017 is around the corner and it’s time to lay the table with the traditional New Year foods. Almost every country has at least one special food that is eaten on New Year’s Eve or in the first days of the New Year that is supposed to bring luck, wealth or success in the coming year.