Chef William Dissen’s Candy Roaster Squash Soup

Chef William Dissen's candy roaster soup

William Dissen is the executive chef and owner of The Market Place in Asheville as well as Haymaker in Charlotte, and Billy D’s Fried Chicken at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. I worked with the Slow Food organization to help get candy roaster squash on their arc of taste. The heirloom squash dates back … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

collards and kale

With regular snow dustings, we’re settling into soup season—a great time for farmers tailgate market meals. With just a few local ingredients, you can create something warm and nourishing to carry you through chilly afternoons. Add some crusty bread and a salad green mix to make a full family-sized meal.

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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

We’re finally in for some colder nights this coming week, so it’s a good time to stock up on stew ingredients to fortify you against the chill. Whether your preferred simmering method involves an Instant Pot, slow cooker, or good, old-fashioned Dutch oven, your first step is to gather everything you can at a winter farmers tailgate market. We’ve got a few ideas to get you started.

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