Holly Tharp

Light, Bright and LIVABLE

Approaching this imposing brick Georgian Colonial Revival residence from the graceful curved drive, a visitor could be excused for assuming that the owners are strict period traditionalists. The stately dwelling is stylistically reminiscent of the grand eighteenth- and nineteenth-century plantation mansions that dotted the region back when cotton was king. But the family of five who

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Couscous with Cherry Tomatoes

1 1/2 cups couscous 1 small shallot, finely chopped 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 cucumber, seeded and finely chopped 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint Sea salt, freshly ground pepper Cook couscous according to package directions; drain. Rinse with

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