Posted on 28 March 2012.
By CAMILA DOMONOSKE
What’s the saying about March? In like a lion, out like a lamb-covered-in-inchworms? Is that how it goes? Take your mind off the little green worm infestation with something a little more appetizing – like ice cream, sushi, or a smorgasbord of options. From a Ben and Jerry’s fundraiser to the Sushi and Sake festival to Charlotte’s 17th Annual Taste of the Nation event, charity-minded diners have plenty of options coming up soon. We also have details on Alton’s Kitchen Easter brunch, lots of local music, and a party just for French speakers. Bon appetit! Read the full story
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Posted on 24 April 2011.
John Elliott of Davidson Chocolate Company fills a mold. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
We recently had a chance to visit Davidson Chocolate Company during peak season for Easter candy production. John Elliott showed us how the shop makes its solid chocolate Easter bunnies. It’s a big time of year for the chocolate business, and the shop at Davidson Commons expected to sell several hundred of the confections by Easter Sunday.
HOW YOUR BUNNY IS MADE
Click the first image below to begin a slide show. Photos by David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net
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Posted on 07 April 2010.
We’re guessing you have a few left over from Easter; here are some ideas
Deviled Eggs with Shrimp (Nikki Moore/DavidsonNews.net photo)
The egg as a leftover gets overlooked. Take turkey. Every year at the end of November, emails flood my in-box with recipes for how to roast the perfect turkey; then, after the Thanksgiving holiday, another flurry of emails arrives with recipes for creative ways of using all the leftovers. In these late November recipes, turkey finds its way into hearty casseroles, soothing soups, spicy fajitas, and decadent sandwiches.
Conversely at Easter, the egg gets its time in the spotlight leading up to the big event and then disappears as quickly as the chocolate bunnies in my Easter basket. What a shame.
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