2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm

Tomato Time

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 […]

Sidetracked in Charleston

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, […]

Better Homes and Gardens Thanksgiving

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 […]

Sara Foster's Southern Kitchen

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.

Farmers Come Back

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 […]

easy as a Piece of Cake

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 […]

Foster's Market featured in Chapel Hill News guest column

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 […]

Foster's 20th Anniversary

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 […]

Herb Garden at the Market

Taking advantage of the gorgeous weather today, I decided to get out and do some planting at the Chapel Hill store. We have a great sunny spot in front of the patio which is ideal for summer herbs. I”ve always felt that cooking with fresh herbs makes such a difference in the food I make at […]

30 Days of Mac 'n Cheese

Mac and Cheese is a mainstay at Foster”s Market, and we think ours is quite good; we make it most every day, especially this time of year. I was really pleased to be asked to participate in a Mac “n Cheese Blog using Wisconsin cheese in conjunction with National Cheese Lovers Day. On the Wisconsin […]

2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm