Gerald Worrell’s favorite dish comes from his mom. On Sundays, his mother, now 85 years old, made baked beans to go with their traditional Sunday dinner of fried chicken (his dad did the honors before church), potato salad and banana pudding.
Julie Jones is a budding comedienne and a talented musician. She also sells real estate.
But this month’s Cornelius Cook grew up in a family where her late father often did the cooking. He owned Kirkman’s Grill in Kernersville, where she and her brother, also a musician, grew up. Her mom was one of the first travel agents in North Carolina, booking flights all over the world in the days before computers.
Cornelius’ Blue Stone Harbor neighborhood is home for the Owens family. Husband and wife Lori and Joe, along with their son, Tyler, 10, like to spend time at the pool in the summer with their neighbors and boat on the lake.
Cindy and Dr. Jack Shimko moved to Cornelius in 1998, after living in the University City area for nine years. Before that the couple lived in Cleveland, Ohio and Washington, D.C. where Cindy worked for Ernst & Young, the accounting firm.
For Lisa Koch, cooking is a family affair.
She and her husband, Thomas, belong to a cooking light club. “Many times we cook together. My husband is from Switzerland and some of his specialties are crepes and knopfli,” which are like dumplings.
May 2 — The Cornelius Art Center is hosting Coffee, Croissants and Crafts. The event is targeted for seniors interested in a morning of fun, food and art. It’s lead by CAP instructor Brooke Powell....
May 17 On Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m., Jay’s at the Lake will host its 6th Annual Poker Run benefitting St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Participating bars include J&J Tavern, Twin Oaks, Sidelines Bar...