Author: Laurie

The AVL Box

AVL Box Comes to Western North Carolina

First, I have had the pleasure of growing up in Hendersonville, NC. We have been back for over 30 years to the North Carolina mountains, where I have recently discovered the locally owned and operated “AVL Box.” The mission is to promote all local products delivered to your door and […]

Spicy Grilled Okra

Spicy Grilled Okra

Spicy Grilled Okra is one of the easiest ways to enjoy fresh okra. It is so easy to cook on the grill and it tastes delightful with all the crispy charred spots. Say hello to grilled okra!

Apple Roses Tartlets

Apple Roses Tartlets are not only oh so delicious, but gorgeous too! Thinly sliced apple slices are arranged on top as a rose for a beautiful presentation. Autumn is here, and what better way to enjoy the bounty than with apples. For example, Apple Roses Tartlets glazed with Apricot Preserves […]

Summertime Gazpacho Soup and shooter

Summertime Gazpacho Soup

Summertime Gazpacho soup is a refreshingly cold, summertime soup perfect for Labor Day weekend. Gazpacho hauls from the Andalusia region in Southern Spain. As we head into the Apple Festival, which is very different this year, you may be heading out to visit a few Henderson County Apple farms. Make […]