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Bless Your Spoon: Homecooked meals speak for themselves

By Stephanie Williams Dean My mother wasn’t a fabulous cook, but she had a way of making you ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Spring brings variety of greens and growth

By Stephanie Williams Dean The arrival of spring stirs a longing for gardens — a bounty of greens, ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Good eggs and good works go together

By Stephanie Williams Dean There are some good eggs out there. North Carolina provided eggs for the White ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Cookie-cutter method perfect for making cookies

By Stephanie Williams Dean Not only do kids enjoy cookies, big people love them, too. The sweet treats ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Pedals, pipes and provisions

By Stephanie Williams Dean The Charlotte Chapter of the American Guild of Organists recently hosted an organ crawl. ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Filled to the brim with word, music and food

By Stephanie Williams Dean Having a chance to meet and eat with a favorite Christian author was nothing ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Let church bells ring — and dinner bells, too

By Stephanie Williams Dean When in South Carolina for a weekend seminar, it was an organ that compelled ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Spring forward with Irish memories

By Stephanie Williams Dean Customarily, we commemorate holidays or special occasions with special food and drink. But, on ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Danish specialties

By Stephanie Williams Dean March has arrived, but, I’m still stuck on February, the month of love.  I’ve ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Imogene’s gift of generosity

By Stephanie Williams Dean Sometimes it’s little things we remember and never forget, like small, unassuming gifts from ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Purrr-fect treats?

By Stephanie Williams Dean The month of February is about more than just Valentine’s Day. February gives us ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Love folks with chocolate

By Stephanie Williams Dean Wondering what homemade, baked goodie you’re going to prepare for Valentine’s Day? Well, don’t. ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Culinary history worth telling about

By Stephanie Williams Dean Some sights speak a thousand words. While spending a week in Southern Pines last ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Favorites from family cookbook

By Stephanie Williams Dean A favorite treasure is my printed family cookbook. I received my copy of the ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Early baking inspiration

By Stephanie Williams Dean Who knew that Santa Claus would grease the pan for a lifelong interest in ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Winter picnics in the great outdoors

By Stephanie Williams Dean There’s every good reason to enjoy the season — outdoors. Years ago, my quest ...

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Bless Your Spoon: A Mexican New Year fiesta

By Stephanie Williams Dean The holiday party, that wasn’t, but was so much more. Sometimes we prepare a ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Candy represents the spirit of Christmas

By Stephanie Williams Dean No candy represents the spirit of Christmas like the candy cane. The legend of ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Musings on fruitcake

By Marie Craig Just say the word “fruitcake” and lots of people will gag.  It’s really an obscure ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Cooking and baking with a cozy blend of winter spices

By Stephanie Williams Dean Holidays are about upholding traditions and making new memories. One tradition for many of ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Worldly cuisine with a local focus come together

By Stephanie Williams Dean The restaurant’s menu at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock reflects the worldly tastes and ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Holiday cookie bake

By Stephanie Williams Dean Much of my baking expertise came from my own kitchen — those hard-to-swallow, trial-and-error, ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Back country cooking over open flames

By Stephanie Williams Dean Having worked at state historic sites, June Jones has an avid interest in history. But ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Master a few of the Southern classic desserts

By Stephanie Williams Dean While it’s good to be a jack-of-many-trades in the kitchen, it’s better to be ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Family love — the tie that stabilizes and binds

by Stephanie Williams Dean “You know how your family has friends who are really close — not necessarily ...

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Maggie Owen weds Lt. Nicholas Peduto

Margaret “Maggie” Lee Owen and 2nd Lt Nicholas Patrick Peduto USMC were married on June 10, 2017 at ...

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