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Farm Fun in the Sun at Carrigan Farms

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Doug and Kelley Carrigan with Carrigan Farms are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday afternoon on […]

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High-Quality Caviar grown and raised at Marshallberg Farms

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Brian Reburn of Marshallberg Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday afternoon on social and […]

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Quarantine Kitchen: A crowd-pleasing tomato casserole

Quarantine Kitchen: A crowd-pleasing tomato casserole

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in our Quarantine Kitchen series. We talked to twenty-three chefs who willingly shared some of their […]

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Triangle chef draws from his roots for classic Quiche Lorraine recipe

It seems fitting that Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne serves up a classic French Quiche Lorraine recipe as a favorite. While quiches can trace their early origins back to Germany, the French are credited with expanding and defining the dish, establishing it as a versatile favorite meal. The hearty and savory Quiche Lorraine is a perfect example, […]

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Charlotte restaurant brings local seasonality to the table

Charlotte restaurant Fine & Fettle prides itself on the use of locally-sourced and sustainable foods on its innovative menu. Located in the Canopy by Hilton in Charlotte, Chef Daniel Wheeler creates memorable dishes that give guests and diners an elevated taste of the South, while showcasing the considerable variety of foods grown in the state. […]

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Hand-made for the Holidays: Sweet treats from Chocolatay Confections

The holidays are a time where individuals enjoy many large meals and delicious desserts with friends and family, but for those suffering with food allergies, these meals can often prove difficult and lead to tasty treats being missed out on. This was the inspiration behind Chapel Hill-based company, Chocolatay Confections. Owners Matthew and Danielle White […]

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Local Holiday Pick-Me-Up Found at Pisgah Coffee Roasters

We all need a pick-me-up sometimes, especially after this year! What better way to treat your loved ones this holiday season than with locally brewed and named coffee? Located in the Pisgah Forest near the Blue Ridge Mountains, Pisgah Coffee Roasters brings a taste of Brazilian coffee to North Carolina through family tradition, dedication and […]

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Strawberry Habanero Pepper Jelly wows judges at Specialty Foods Association competition

The 2019 N.C. Specialty Foods Association held it’s annual competition Aug. 28 and 29. Strawberry Habanero Pepper Jelly made by Valley Brook Farms of Durham was named Grand Champion. Almost 100 products competed in nine different categories. Categories were: Baked Goods, Beverages, Confections, Condiments, Deli, Honey & Preserves, Pantry, Plant-Based Foods and Snacks. Products were […]

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