This little piggy went to market: Bradds Family Farm, Part 1

LOCAVORE’S DELIGHT: The Series # 44. Follow us as we explore the bounty of our region’s farms through the eyes and palate of Chef Jay Pierce. By JAY PIERCE A few years ago I read a magazine article about a … Continue reading

Which Came First? Massey Creek Eggs

LOCAVORE’S DELIGHT: The Series # 43. Follow us as we explore the bounty of our region’s farms through the eyes and palate of Chef Jay Pierce. By JAY PIERCE Most of us take eggs for granted. Not the role they … Continue reading

In Sheep’s Clothing: Shepherd’s Pie Revisited

LOCAVORE’S DELIGHT: The Series # 42. Follow us as we explore the bounty of our region’s farms through the eyes and palate of Chef Jay Pierce.  By JAY PIERCE We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about what we … Continue reading

Lucky’s Legacies: One pot wonderful part two

By JAY PIERCE One of the challenges of cooking southern food these days is for many people, southern food is synonymous with being inexpensive and coming from a can. When you cook food from scratch, with fresh, seasonal ingredients, and … Continue reading

Flounder: A nice light fish for those long, dark days

By JAY PIERCE One of the things that you don’t hear a lot of people talk about is that we in Greensboro and Cary are very close to the coast. We’ve got a tremendous seafood industry at our fingertips, which … Continue reading

I wish I was in New Orleans

By JAY PIERCE For many years at Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen we used to do a New Orleans menu surrounding the Mardi Gras holiday. However, about five years ago we decided to shift the focus of the restaurant from regions … Continue reading

One pot wonderful: New Orleans Traditions

By JAY PIERCE During this bitterly cold month, we need stick-to-your-bones meals that will warm us through. January is a perfect month to hunker down over a bowl of soup, stew, or other one pot meals.The beauty of one pot … Continue reading