Food

Jan 25


Rosie’s Recipes: Time to rise and shine with Rosie’s orange sunrise buns

By Rosie Hawthorne I’m lucky enough to start off almost every day by going to the beach and watching the sunrise.  It’s the perfect way to begin one’s day.   My…


Rosie’s Recipes: Medjool Dates For Your Yuletide Plates

I’ve done a lot of Christmas baking in my time and sometimes I want something simple, quick, easy, and oven-less.  If that’s the case with you, I’ve got the perfect…


The Chef Files


 

Chef Files: Mark Shafer, Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill

I started washing dishes at 15 just to make some money to get a car and take out girls. Then I was working at Chili’s while going to school to be a teacher. That really taught me the back end of the restaurant business.

Apr 2

 

The Chef Files: Evan Hayes at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar

This edition of The Chef Files from the Outer Banks Restaurant Association features Evan Hayes, executive chef at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar at Pirates Cove Marina on the Manteo-Nags Head causeway.

Feb 16

Rosie Hawthorne's Recipes


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Medjool Dates For Your Yuletide Plates

I’ve done a lot of Christmas baking in my time and sometimes I want something simple, quick, easy, and oven-less.  If that’s the case with you, I’ve got the perfect…

Dec 18


 

Rosie’s Recipes: A Corn-Utopia Of Delights

  I have to rate Thanksgiving as my favorite holiday for several reasons – gifts are neither expected nor exchanged and food is paramount.  And as you know, I’m all…

Nov 16


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Don’t miss the miso!!!!

My son came home the other day with a mess o’ mahi mahi and I’m one happy Mama.  There are so many ways to prepare mahi – one can bake…

Oct 16

Dining


 

Facing change, OBX restaurants prepare to re-open

As the curve of COVID-19 infection in North Carolina flattens, restaurants on the Outer Banks are starting to look forward to a time, hopefully in the not-too-distant future, when they…

May 1


 

The Cookshak-The OBX finally has its own ‘chicken joint’

When it comes to food, the Outer Banks enjoys choices from two distinct culinary traditions. As a coastal resort, seafood has always played a leading role with local as well…

Aug 19


 

Masala Bay: Authentic Indian food has arrived on the OBX

Four of the nine people in our group consider themselves well-acquainted with Indian food, including one New Yorker. He pronounced Masala Bay equal to the Big Apple eateries he frequents.

Oct 23

 

Cook Out moves closer to coming to KDH

Voting unanimously to recommend that the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners approve the site plan, the town’s Planning Board on Nov. 17 gave the go-ahead for the construction of…

Nov 23


Rosie’s Recipes: A Corn-Utopia Of Delights

  I have to rate Thanksgiving as my favorite holiday for several reasons – gifts are neither expected nor exchanged and food is paramount.  And as you know, I’m all…

Nov 16


As you prepare your family’s Thanksgiving feast, be sure to always watch what you heat!

Lower Currituck Fire Rescue Lower Currituck Fire Rescue shared this reminder on their Facebook page. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. In an average year, US fire…

Nov 17


Rosie’s Recipes: Don’t miss the miso!!!!

My son came home the other day with a mess o’ mahi mahi and I’m one happy Mama.  There are so many ways to prepare mahi – one can bake…

Oct 16


Rosie’s Recipes: Get Poppin’ With Jalapeños

One thing I can always count on to be going strong in my late summer garden is my crop of peppers – particularly my jalapeño peppers.  After making all manner…

Sep 13