November 2016

All the content from the November 2016 “Our Foodie Culture” issue!


frontcover1116-tocMy Love Affair With Greek Food by Janis Gingermountain

How Pioneer Women Rule the Roost, Yesterday and Today by Frances Tacy

Sisters Rock by Dawn Starks

Changing The World, One Exhibit And Dinner At A Time by Asheville Women’s Museum

Snapshots of Life on a Small Farm by Tammy Taylor

Brevard’s Reason to Bake: Creating Opportunities From Scratch by Frances Neville

Coloring: It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore! by Saralyn Collins

Guests at the Feast by Susanne Kimball


Meet Our Advertisers

Dobra Tea – Traveling the Globe

From Hungary to Asheville – The Enduring Journey of Melinda Vetro

In the Neighborhood – Copper Crown Restaurant


We’ve Got Mail!

Words From the Editor by Sandi Tomlin-Sutker

CosmiComedy: Bet You Can’t Have Just One by Lavinia Plonka

Funny, Isn’t It? Drama-Drama-Drama! by Jeanne Charters

November Snippets

Brewing Up A Storm

Biere de Femme Festival – A Celebration of Women in the Beer Industry by Anita Riley

Currency Corner

It’s Best to Just Ignore It by Dawn Starks

Empowering Women

Creeping Substance Abuse by Jeanne Crane

Food For Thought

Make a Little Chocolate ‘Moose’! by Sandy McCall

Minding Her Own Business

Bite Size Discipline – How To Focus, Get What You Want & Produce Results by Meridith Elliott Powell

When it Comes to Customer Service, Are We Telling the Stories Worth Sharing? by Donna Cutting

The IRS has contacted me – Now what do I do? by Alicia Sisk-Morris, CPA, ME

Help Us Find The Best Red Carpet Service In WNC

Speaking of Style

The Simple Sweater by JeanAnn Taylor

To Your Health

The Many Uses of BOTOX® by Dr. George Ibrahim

Is It Vanity, Or Is It Self Care? Eating For Beautiful Skin by Claudia Harpe

Depression And Cravings – Understanding The Food-Mood Connection by Medea Galligan, MS Nutrition, CHHC, AADP

From The Health Experts: Fibromyalgia, Migraines and IBS by Mike Rogers and Bill Cheek of Nature’s Vitamins & Herbs

Women Making Music

With “Whiskey Drunk on Puppy Love,” Sweet Claudette Steps It Up

Regina Duke – A Singer of Substance by Peggy Ratusz

Words By Women

Poetry: “Giving Thanks” by Martha O. Adams

Poetry: “Lexington Ave. 8/30/16” by Mary Stewart

Poetry: “Abundance” by Martha O. Adams

Poetry: “Garlic Moons” by Teegan C

Book Review: “Crazy” by Linda Vigen Phillips reviewed by Mary Ickes

Sandi Tomlin-Sutker
Written by Sandi Tomlin-Sutker