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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Pecan Joy Scones

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Pecan Joy Scones

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month, Brian and Lisa feature favorite recipes for winter.  The farmers markets may not be quite as full now that cold weather has settled across the state. But that doesn’t mean North Carolina commodities aren’t […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Family Trees: Selling Christmas trees more of a passion than a business,” Winston-Salem Journal: When Christmas tree lots start popping up all over the city, the horticulturist inside of me gets […]

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N.C. pecans can be used for more than pies this holiday season

N.C. pecans can be used for more than pies this holiday season

We’re just weeks away from the start of the holiday baking season, and it seems like most holiday gatherings aren’t complete without enjoying some pecan pie. Pecans are very versatile cooking ingredients. Beyond pies, pecans are great for encrusting meats; as a topping for fresh salads; or covered in chocolate. They also can be enjoyed […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Pecan Pretzels

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. This week’s recipe includes fresh, in-season, N.C.-grown pecans. This weeks recipe is quick, easy to make and kid-friendly.  Brain says “you need to make about […]

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