Switchels! Stop by and taste Family Naturals’ Summer Water!

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017

Switchels! Stop by and taste Family Naturals’ Summer Water!

You know about kombucha- ever met Switchel? Switchel is a fermented drink made with apple cider vinegar, water, and a natural sweetener like molasses. Ginger root, honey, maple syrup, Seltzer, and other variations are used too. Switchel answers to Haymakers’ Punch, Switchy, Farmers’ Relief, and the names grow as mixologists pour. (I’ve been drinking variations for a long while, but didn’t know this name for it!) Switchel came from the Caribbean, most say, and our colonial ancestors had theirs too. Delighted to...

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Celebrity Dairy Tasting!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017

Celebrity Dairy shares their homemade pleasures in wonderful ways: to visitors and guests at their 300-acre dairy farm, at Farmers’ Markets, and here at the Saxapahaw General Store! Their Celebrity goat herd is made up of 100 Alpine and Saanen goats, and their farm is so much to love–low-impact, sustainable, and welcoming. Award-winning farmstead goat cheese, delicious goat’s milk gelato, and now Cud-Zu Goat’s Milk Soap…...

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HimiHead Ultimate Red Sauce Tasting

Posted by on Jun 17, 2017

HimiHead Ultimate Red Sauce Tasting

We can’t get enough!  Stop in to see why.  HimiHead Ultimate Red Sauce is made right in Graham, NC and the amazing women who make it will be offering samples at the Saxapahaw General Store. In their words: HimiHead Sauce Philosophy Thank you for allowing us to take your taste buds on an endless journey to food satisfaction. At HimiHead we believe a true hot sauce does not just cover your food in heat all the while stealing away the unique flavors of your dish. Our sauces are carefully crafted with fresh...

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Fair Game Beverage Wine Tasting

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017

Fair Game Beverage Wine Tasting

We’re having a wine tasting with our friends and neighbors at Fair Game Beverage Company!  Fair Game will be providing a variety of their wines to sample for your wine-thirst quenching needs.

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The Amazing MB Martin, Chef and Catering Wizard!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017

The Amazing MB Martin, Chef and Catering Wizard!

This is Chef MB, a catering miracle-worker whose creations delight and are seemingly done without any visible dust or noise from her hours of labor. MB truly does make miracles happen, and I have heard wedding parties say, just in my short time working at the Store, that the food served at the wedding they attended at the Ballroom was the best they have eaten at any wedding. High praise! I sat down with MB (interrupting her rare break and tasty-looking lunch) and asked her a few questions about her food passions...

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