Snow day recipes from the collection.

Tonight’s weather report brings snow to the Tar Heel State and snow-mania has set in.

Nothing like some snow cream to help you enjoy the wintery weather.

“Granny’s Snow Cream”

“Snow Cream Custard” from Welkom: Terra Ceia Cookbook III, a Collection of Recipes.

“Snow Cream” from A Taste of the Old and the New.

Other snow inspired recipes…

“Pineapple Snow”

“Snow Ball Cookies” from Hyde County Cook Book.

“Chocolate Filled Snowballs” from Home Cookin’.

“Snow Covered Orange Balls” from Peace Cookbook.

“Berries in the Snow” from Classic Cookbook.

Check out what’s new in the North Carolina Collection.

Several new titles just added to “New in the North Carolina Collection.” To see the full list simply click on the link in the entry or click on the “New in the North Carolina Collection” tab at the top of the page. As always, full citations for all the new titles can be found in the University Library Catalog and they are all available for use in the Wilson Special Collections Library.

Dylan’s fans found lyrics more than just ‘Alright’

On this day in 1974: Having set off an Elvis-level ticket-buying frenzy, Bob Dylan makes his first visit to Charlotte at a time when Watergate is threatening the Nixon presidency.

Reports the Observer’s Polly Paddock from the original Charlotte Coliseum: “The high point of the night had to come with ‘It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding).’ When he reached the prophetic line, ‘Even the president of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked,’ Dylan’s fans went wild.”