by Sarah Siltala. She uses a very unique technique with her oil paintings, bringing out more light while using darker tones.
Get Cozy! Where to Eat by the Fire
Hot Spot: Inn at Dos Brisas. Even in Texas they like to cozy-up by the fire. In this case, the fireplace is an antique imported from from France's Loire Valley region, circa 1760. Coziest Dish: Roasted Chicken. Blue Foot Chicken — an American-bred bird that resembles the famous French Bresse Bleu — stuffed with Foie Gras served with Brussels sprouts and an apple-rosemary purée. Winter Warming Drink: Armagnac. Winter nights offer more time to relax and sip a classic brandy like Armagnac.
Nestled high in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina is a peaceful rural community that has stayed untouched over the years.