As we began work on my new book, Foster’s Market Favorites The 25th Anniversary Collection, I found myself looking back to the very beginnings of Foster’s Market. Now 1990 seems like a lifetime ago, when small upscale food markets in New York and Connecticut inspired me to bring the concept to the south. In the unlikely space of a […]
In the December 2013 issue of Southern Living, Sara Foster contributed her delicious New Year”s Day brunch recipes. Click here for the recipes from the article.
This time of year in North Carolina our farmers” market is overflowing with ripe Heirloom tomatoes. Some of my favorite varieties of tomatoes are German Johnson, Pineapple, Green Zebra, Sun Golds, and Zebra Cherries. Here in the Market, we love using Heirloom tomatoes. Local farms- such as Bluebird Meadows– provide many of the tomatoes we use. This weekend […]
Charleston, South Carolina is a foodie’s Mecca, among other things. I recently revisited this Low Country oasis to take a food photography course with Helen Dujardin (to become a better blogger) and found myself falling in love with the area all over again. The city is filled with outstanding restaurants that are on everyone’s list, […]
Last July when it was about 110 degrees outside we were roasting Turkeys ( yes, more than one turkey) at my home in Durham with the crew from Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. We spent three days cooking, styling, photographing and video taping Thanksgiving. Hope you enjoy the article and try some of the recipes […]
My New book Sara Foster”s Southern Kitchen is available nationwide April 5th. It”s been two years since I started working on it for publication. The time has gone by so quickly, I can”t believe it”s finally here. I thought I would share with you some of the behind the scenes insight of making a cookbook.
We are having gorgeous weather in North Carolina, today in the 8O”s!! I think it is safe to say everyone has spring fever and longing for the Farmers” Markets everywhere to gear up. I came across these photos Peter took at the market in Durham last spring when I was preparing for a shoot for […]
I”m always amazed and somewhat impressed when kids take an interest in cooking and baking.( I think we owe this to the Food Network) Last summer I gave a cooking class to a small group of kids and some of their friends from my neighborhood in Lake Placid. It was so much fun teaching them […]
Here is a great piece written by one of our regulars, Brett Webb-Mitchell. Cafe Culture: A Return to Bohemia By Brett Webb-Mitchell There are those of us in Chapel Hill and Carrboro who remember when the Bohemian society was well established in this Southern oasis. Carrboro-ites ordained themselves the “Paris of the Piedmont,” and Chapel […]
This week we celebrate the 20th anniversary at Foster”s Market. It”s hard to believe we have been part of this community for so long. I knew when I came to Durham it felt like home and we appreciate all of you for embracing and supporting us over the years. I wanted to share some of […]