Monthly Archives: July 2010

Fresh Recipe: Watermelon Rind Candy

Summer brings so much sweet fruit, including watermelon, and Charlotte Fresh can’t get her fill.  Unfortunately she has to eat small watermelons because hubby isn’t a huge fan.  Here’s a look at my latest victim, a three-pounder from Big Oak … Continue reading

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Local ReFreshment: North Carolina Wine

Charlotte Fresh had a fun outing this past weekend – our good friends invited us to join them for a wine tasting and music on the lawn at Daveste Winery in Troutman, N.C.  Troutman is about 35 miles north of … Continue reading

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Fresh Find: Figs!

This is one of Charlotte Fresh’s favorite times of the year because the figs are ripening.  I just love their honey-like juicy sweetness.  I have been trying to grow my own figs from some baby trees I received from a … Continue reading

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