The Veggie Wagon is at Urban Revival

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

Urban Revival is located in Downtown Wilmington, NC at 606 Castle Street. They are open 7 days a week and offer a compilation of  handmade products ranging from handmade jewelry to locally created artwork, from over 50 vendors. Urban Revival is located right across the street from Wilmington Wine, a locals favorite, Jester's Cafe, they make delicious food, and right ...

Southern Style Chicken Salad

Hand-planted on September 12th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

September is National Chicken, Apple and Honey month- so we thought we'd create a chicken salad recipe that encompasses all of these 3 delicious ingredients! Preparation Preheat oven to 350°. Bake walnuts or pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 8 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring ...

Kombucha 101

Hand-planted on September 8th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon is now making our own Kombucha!! We are on our 2nd batch- this one is Black Cherry. We are offer a kombucha with chia seeds and a kombucha without chia seeds. They are quite delicious if I do say so myself.  But the bigger question is what is Kombucha? Kombucha is an “ancient fermented tea beverage” that ...

Lunch on the Go…

Hand-planted on August 25th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

With Summer coming to a close and the rhythm and routines of the daily grind of school- The Veggie Wagon in Carolina Beach, NC can make it a bit easier on all you parents. We offer a wide variety of sandwiches, salads and healthy snacks that you can quickly grab on your way to the carpool lane. If you simply ...

Grilled and Chilled Yummy Peppers

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

Preparation: Wash the peppers, stem them, and cut them into strips that will lie flat, discarding stems and seeds. Lay the strips on your grill, skin side down, and cook over fairly intense heat until the skin is well blistered and puffy, turning the strips carefully if one end of the strips blisters more than the other. If you don't have ...

Unwind with Unwined Candles…

Hand-planted on August 18th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon is Carolina Beach is proud to carry Unwined Candles. These candles are made right here in the Port City! These Soy based candles, burn for hours and are all made using recycled wine bottles. Depending on the punt(the bottom of the wine bottle), will decide how full your candle is. All the candles contain the same amount ...

Grilled Veggie Rice Salad

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

Light the fire in your grill and get it down to medium-high heat. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, herbs, salt and pepper. Place vegetables on a baking sheet and drizzle dressing over them, turning to coat evenly. Reserve any dressing remaining of baking sheet. Grill vegetables for about 5 minutes, until slightly charred ...

The How To’s of Making Goat Cheese…

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

August is National Goat Cheese Month and we, at The Veggie Wagon, in Carolina Beach, love goat cheese!!! We use a local goat cheese farm for the base of all of our delicious goat cheese products. The Veggie Wagon makes a variety of handmade goat logs, also referred to as cherve logs, in addition to our goat cheese spreads. Be ...

Asparagus, Ginger Sage Sausage and Goat Cheese Pasta

Hand-planted on August 8th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or foil and set aside. Toss asparagus with olive oil and place on the baking sheet, leaving half of one of the sheets open. Top asparagus with salt and pepper. Slice sausage into small chunks and add to the empty half of the baking sheet. Roast until asparagus is tender ...

Locally Roasted Coffee

Hand-planted on August 4th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog

The Veggie Wagon, in Carolina Beach, NC, carries 2 local coffee roasters daily- Island Roast Coffee and Lativa. Island Roast Coffee is Pleasure Island, North Carolina's first and only small batch artisan coffee roastery. They pride themselves with offering only the finest Arabica bean coffees from around the world. All coffees are roasted in small batches as ...

All Natural Homemade Ice Cream at The Veggie Wagon!

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

In honor of National Ice Cream Day, we thought we'd give a shout out to Jackson Dairy, located in Dunn, NC. Jackson Dairy does an incredible job on all of their products and we use their all natural ice cream base to make our creamy and delicious ice cream flavors right here in Carolina Beach, NC. Some of our  unique ...

A Southern Favorite- Fried Green Tomatoes

Hand-planted on July 18th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

Directions: 1 Cut unpeeled tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices. Sprinkle slices with salt. Let tomato slices stand for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, place in separate shallow bowls: the flour and Seasoning Salt, buttermilk and egg, and bread crumbs and cornmeal. 2 Heat the oil in a skillet on medium heat. Beat the egg and the buttermilk together. Dip tomato slices in the flour-seasoning ...

Scalloped Squash Casserole

Hand-planted on July 15th, 2014 by max. Posted under Blog, Recipes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix melted butter into stuffing mix and set aside. Cook squash and onions in a small amount of water for 6-8 minutes over low heat until partially cooked. Drain squash and onions well. Add grated carrots, cream of chicken soup, and sour cream to the squash and onions. Spray a shallow casserole dish with cooking spray. Cover the bottom of the ...

Low Country Boil- Veggie Wagon Style

Hand-planted on July 11th, 2014 by april. Posted under Blog, Recipes

This is how we do our Low Country Boils at The Wagon! Bring 48oz of water or 4 beers of your choice to a rapid boil and add 1 tablespoon of our Southern Seafood Spice and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Boil the first 4 ingredients together, for 4 minutes witht the lid on. Lastly, add fresh shrimp, shut off the heat ...