August 2012

August 2012
Historic Henry River Mill Village tells a tale beyond its role in The Hunger Games

Steal the show with a dapper summer hat

Leaving old age in the dust, 89-year-old Charles Dotson keeps on running

A couple brings new life to a 19th-century family homestead in Haywood County

Appalachian Food Storybank collects and preserves memories of the region's foodways

The art of broom making remains alive and well in the hands of Marlow Gates

After 123 years, the Soldiers Reunion in Newton holds strong to its roots

At possibly America's longest-running family gathering, the Silers celebrate lifes milestones and the ties that bind

Each August, a group of friends parade up the gravel drive to Barbara Swell and Wayne Erbsen's home in Asheville bearing pies of all flavors, savory and sweet, with wacky names like Lazy Wife, Hungry Hobo, and Doggone Good Apple. A delicious frenzy of tasting and judging ensues and by sundown, nary a slice remains. Follow Barbara's lead for summer fun with recipes and tips for hosting a yummy gathering.

Mixologist Josh Bailey calls upon a favored tea for his latest cocktail

The owners of the Inn at Little Pond Farm welcome guests for an instructive culinary fête

Gourmet meets grocery at The Artisan Market

Okra gets a spicy makeover in a classic Indian dish