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Sandi Grigg

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This Southern staple is the perfect dessert for a crowd. Photography By James Stefiuk In the South bananas are not just a fruit you eat on the go or serve alongside pancakes. We prefer to slice them and sandwich them...
The herbs of springtime are delicate and light as a feather. Those first tender tendrils lend our cooking and cocktails the unmistakable flavor and fragrance of freshness and greenery. Marry those clean and crisp aromas with the tartness of...
A canapé is a small appetizer of a savory or salty topping sitting atop a cracker or toast. The word is French for “sofa,” as the topping sitting on the toast brings to mind people sitting on a couch. Canapés...
Those glimmers of sea glass on the beach have stories to tell.         Sea glass, also called a mermaid’s tear, is a shard of glass that has been tumbled by the ocean’s waves and sand over years until it is...
If you have visited any resort in the Caribbean then you have probably had a version of this cocktail.   The tropical locals refer to it as a Dirty Banana, but I prefer to call it a Sandi Banana. The...
Isn’t it funny how the salads you make at home are never as tasty as the ones from your favorite restaurants? You'd think that a mixture of lettuce, fruit, nuts, veggies and dressing would be simple enough to reproduce,...
If you want to serve an elegant, dazzling and delectable cocktail at your next girls’ event, try this. The combination of sweet, bubbly champagne with a kick of vodka and a blast of cold strawberry sorbet impresses every time. I’ve...
Locally, our newly opened grocery store presents the produce section in a whole new way.  It feels like a kid in a candy store to a wanna-be chef. There are baskets of colorful organic fruits and straw bins of...
My family has a cabin in Jonas Ridge which is located in the mountains of North Carolina.  We go to the cabin a couple times a year, usually in the colder months, to take advantage of the fishing, hiking,...
Adopting a shelter pet that needs a home benefits everyone — the pet, the pet owner and the community. If you’ve ever been in an animal shelter, then you know the feeling of every dog and cat looking at you...