“I’ve always felt the most honest food you cook is the food you cook yourself at home – that either has memories from when you were growing up or something that you just do for your friends when you’re at home.”
Those with lifelong ties to the northern Hatteras Island villages of Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo typically celebrate Christmas with their families on Dec. 25 like everyone else. But about 10 or 12 days later, on the Saturday closest to Epiphany, aka Twelfth Night, they come together as a village to recognize Old Christmas.
This season, we’ve collected some of our favorite seasonal cocktail recipes, thrown in some home bartending tips and topped it all off with gift ideas for the drinker in your life.
Greeting-card retailers and companies catering to curated gift boxes and thematic experiences are expecting a boom during this socially distanced holiday season.