Tag Archives: oysters

Charbroiled Oysters, Avery Island

One of my favorite things about being a teacher is that I often hear the phrase “I am so lucky because…” My students count themselves lucky because of special trips, new toys, exciting things they get to eat, upcoming playdates… you name it. If it’s impressive to a preschooler I’ve probably heard about how lucky […]

1/100 Onslow Oysters

It was incredibly hard for me to decide what county, what recipe, what food group I was going to choose to launch Tasting North Carolina. I grew up in Durham County, have spent countless summers and made incredible memories (including my wedding) in Carteret County, and now find myself living in New Hanover County. But the […]

Oyster Casserole

Like most everyone, I am the result of many different families, marriages, couplings.  Most recently I can trace my lineage back to four families, the Rosemonds, Waldrons, Fiorellos, and Ballengers.  This past Saturday was the Ballenger family Christmas party, my paternal grandmother’s family.  My grandmother, Bobbie, was the daughter of Stanley Ballenger and Flossie Caudell, […]