RECIPE: Dijon and Pistachio Crusted Lamb Chops

Dijon and Pistachio Crusted Lamb Chops, Served with Garlic Roasted Asparagus Blanched Carrots and a Rosemary Demi Glaze. Demi Glaze 2 carrots large chopped 1 stem of celery chopped large 1 onion chopped large 1/2 cup red wine 1 pound veal bones 2 springs of rosemary 1 small bunch of tyme 4 leaves of sage 4 peppercorns 4 cloves of garlic crushed Tomato paste to coat bones 2 quarts beef stock Preparing the demi glaze is a 12-hour process. Roast the veal bones coated with tomato paste in the oven at 350 until golden brown. Meanwhile, roast the celery, onion…... read more »


Meet Enos Slaughter

Enos Slaughter wasn't a man who did what you expected. Born in Person County in 1916 he could've easily resigned himself to life working in a tobacco field. Instead, he turned his ambition and talents toward professional baseball. It was on this kind of field that he became legend.In 1938 Enos Slaughter joined the St. Louis Cardinals at age 22 and went on to become one of the greatest outfielders in the game's history. Known as "Country" to his friends, family and fellow players, Enos was a Southern Gentleman off the field and a fierce competitor on game day. He…... read more »


Cycling is Better in Person

A pedestrian steps off the curb and into the road without looking and promptly gets knocked flat by a passing cyclist. "You were really lucky there," says the cyclist. "What on earth are you talking about! That really hurt!" says the pedestrian, still on the pavement, rubbing his head. The cyclist replies, "Well, usually I drive a bus!" Joking aside, it's getting really crowded on some streets. So much so that in places like Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh cyclists are heading north to Person County for less traffic and more open road. To that end, we have put together…... read more »