A Bright Moment: 10-Minute Hawaiian Shrimp

  Ingredients 16 oz large shrimp, cleaned and deveined 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp. paprika 1 tbsp. flour 5 garlic cloves, finely minced 3/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. black pepper fresh parsley, finely chopped Instructions In a large plastic zip bag, toss the shrimp with the paprika, flour, salt, and black pepper. In a large pan over medium high heat, warm up the olive oil for 1 minute. […]

A Bright Moment: S’mores Brioche Knot (Made with Olive Oil)

  Ingredients For the dough: 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup warm whole milk 2 1/4 tsp. dried active yeast 1 tbsp. sugar 2 large eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil For the filling: 3/4 – 1 cup chocolate hazelnut spread 1/2 cup graham crackers, semi-crushed 1 cup mini marshmallows Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together the warm milk, sugar, and dried active yeast. Set aside […]

Real Cookies For You, Real Food For Them

Did you know that 1 in 4 children in North Carolina doesn’t get enough food? And 1 in 6 adults are food insecure? Hunger has been a significant challenge facing our community. Couple the past hunger issues with the challenges wrought by the unpredictability of last year and the loss of income, and you may […]

A Bright Moment – Recipe Column: The BEST Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

  Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup all-purpose or cake flour 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup granulated cane sugar 2 eggs, preferably at room temperature 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 cup buttermilk Instructions: Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease and line a 9″ cake […]

A Bright Moment: Blackened Lemon Mahi Mahi with Crispy Smashed Potatoes

BY LAUREN SEPHTON Crispy Smashed Potatoes Servings: 4-6 Ingredients: 3-4 lb. small Yukon potatoes, about 14-16 potatoes 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tbsp. salt (for boiling) + more for sprinkling 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves Instructions: Bring a large pot of water to a boil, then add the salt […]

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