The Brew- Hoppers Guide to WNC

Andrews Brewing Co 565 Aquone Rd, Andrews (828) 321-2006 andrewsbrewing.com Asheville Pizza & Brewing 77 Coxe Ave, Asheville 675 Merrimon Ave, Asheville (828) 575-2400 altamontbrewing.com Basic Brewery 131 3rd Ave W, Hendersonville (828) 515-5030 basicbrewery.com Ben’s Beer 195 Hilliard Ave, Asheville (828) 424-7580 benstuneup.com BearWaters Brewing Co 130 Frazier St Suite 7, Waynesville (828) 246-0602 … Continued

The Feast of the Seven Fishes

ITALIAN TRADITION is rich with celebrations to commemorate saints, holidays, and other events that bring family, arts, music and food together. Esta dei Sette Pesci, or the Feast of the Seven Fishes is an elaborate seven-course fish dinner that many families of Italian descent serve on Christmas Eve. But ask any old-world Italian and you … Continued

Blue Ribbon Best

Juiciest Turkey & Apple Burgers 2 cups N.C. apples, such as Honeycrisp 2 pounds lean ground turkey 1/2 cup chopped onions 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Peel apples and grate using the largest side of a box grater. In a mixing bowl, combine … Continued

Lookout for Loquats!

WHEN MOST PEOPLE think of Louisiana, New Orleans is what springs immediately into mind. N’Awlins is a different kind of city – nowadays, most large cities seem pretty much akin, to me – when you’re in Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Des Moines – is there REALLY much there to distinguish one from another? I think … Continued