Broccoli Cauliflower Augratin

Hand-planted on December 5th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

Position racks in upper and lower third of oven; preheat to 425°F. Toss broccoli and cauliflower in a large bowl with 1 tablespoon oil until well coated. Divide between 2 baking sheets and spread in an even layer. Roast the vegetables, stirring once and rotating the ...

Pete’s All Natural Bloody Mary Mix

Hand-planted on November 25th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon, on Pleasure Island, is proud to carry Pete's Beachin Bloody Mary Mix. It is All- Natural, uses local honey, offers a bit of heat, and is extremely well balanced. Not too much spice, not too heavy- just right for you to add your favorite Vodka and Bloody Mary fixins. Pete's Beachin Bloody is one of the very ...

No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Hand-planted on November 21st, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

With the Holiday season around the corner, The Veggie Wagon thought an easy peanut butter pie recipe would be a perfect fit- and it is also National Peanut Month! Crust Ingredients: 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter 10 to 12 whole graham crackers, smashed (you can also use the chocolate graham crackers) For the Filling: 6 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature ¾ cup Mackey Ferry's All ...

The difference between orange sweet potatoes and white sweet potatoes

Hand-planted on November 6th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

There are quite a few types of sweet potatoes and we carry 2 varieties at The Veggie Wagon, located in Carolina Beach, about 15-20 minutes South of Wilmington.  We have the standard Covington sweet potato that is organically grown right up the road and a white sweet potato that is only seasonally available. Covingtons are a favorite for mashing or ...

Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew

Hand-planted on November 5th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

As cooler weather makes its way into our homes, there is nothing more comforting than a hot pot of stew to warm you and your family up. This is a healthy recipe that is filled with lots of fresh veggies and lighlty seasoned with fresh herbs. Enjoy! Directions Place chicken, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, shallots, garlic, wine, rosemary, ...

Nickelpoint Brewing Company and The Veggie Wagon Team Up!

Hand-planted on October 24th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon is proud to announce a new partnership with Nickelpoint Brewing Company, just open about 6 weeks. The Veggie Wagon is carrying their beers on their continually rotating growler filling station. We have started with their Blonde and Porter. Nickelpoint is already brewing some amazingly smooth and delicious beers. They are located in the Five Point area of ...

Veggie Wagon’s Homemade Fresh Pasta

Hand-planted on October 17th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

October 17th is National Pasta Day and The Veggie Wagon, located in Carolina Beach, NC, makes their own pasta from scratch. We make our own homemade lasagna from the pasta, homemade sauce, filling and even the cheese and we also make lots of flavors of ravioli. like our homemade lasagna, our ravioli are all tediously handmade from the dough, filling, ...

Heirloom Jarrahdale Pumpkins

Hand-planted on October 15th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

Carolina Beach is filled with lots of surprises and this includes the heirloom varieties of pumpkins The Veggie Wagon carries. One of the handful of varieties The Veggie Wagon carries is called a Jarrahdale Pumpkin. It is hard to believe that these beautiful blue pumpkins made it all the way to the United States from Australia!  Not only can you ...

The Veggie Wagon’s Brewnola Granola Bars

Hand-planted on October 13th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon has started making Peanut Butter Brewnola bars- this is not a typo.   We have teamed up with Good Hops Brewing, located right here on Pleasure Island, and are using their spent grains which ordinarily would have been thrown away. These Veggie Wagon, Brewnola Bars are one of the best things I have ever eaten ...

It’s Apple Crisp Time!

Hand-planted on October 10th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

With local, NC apples bountiful and vibrant in color- there is not a more perfect recipe this week than our homemade Apple Crisp. Let's face it- we are all really busy and don't have much time to make homemade pie crusts and the ones you can buy at the grocery store, just aren't as good.  Apple Crisps make an amazingly ...

It’s World Egg Day!

Hand-planted on October 10th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon, in Carolina Beach, is proud to support local farms in a multitude of ways- including by purchasing free range, local eggs weekly. We have worked diligently over the last few years to find continuous sources of eggs and have had to be patient with the ebb and flow of the chicken's egg laying cycles. Our eggs come ...

Southern Style Chicken and Rice

Hand-planted on September 26th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

In a large stock pot bring water, chicken, celery, onion, ½ teaspoon pepper, ½ teaspoon salt, oregano, celery salt, 1 teaspoon parsley, 1 bay leaf to boil, cover and reduce to a simmer for at least an hour (2-3 hours would be preferable). Once simmering is ...

Looking for the perfect Gift Basket?

Hand-planted on September 22nd, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon located in Carolina Beach, NC offers lots of handmade gift baskets that you can choose from! Are you struggling to find that perfect gift or simply want to cheer someone up or let them know you are thinking about them? Be sure to check out The Veggie Wagon's gift baskets. We have a wide variety of gift ...

Honey Habanero Grilled Chicken

Hand-planted on September 20th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

Did you know that our Honey Habanero Hot Sauce makes an awesome glaze? If you aren't into chicken, it work very well on all the sea and land faring creatures as well as on Tofu. We do recommend that you add it last while grilling because it is made using local Wilmington honey and will burn if added too early ...