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News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

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. “NC Farmers Begin Selling Live Christmas Trees,” TWC News: (Video) With the holidays around the corner, Christmas tree farms are preparing for major sales. The North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture […]

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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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We’ve got a lot to be thankful for this holiday season

We’ve got a lot to be thankful for this holiday season

We are truly blessed to live in North Carolina, and holiday meal planning is a good reminder why. We are blessed to have access to so much locally grown goodness throughout the year. We can truly serve an entirely North Carolina feast to our families with a quick trip to the farmers market or grocery […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Hot Toddy Pecan Bars

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 wraps up a month of recipes featuring pecans, which are now in season. This week’s recipe for Hot Toddy Pecan Bars took […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Butternut squash with stuffing

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 wraps up a month of fall recipes and features N.C.-grown butternut squash, pecans and apples. The stuffing is  baked inside the squash, […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Kale Salad

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. Lisa and Brian make a homemade poppy seed dressing to add to a salad that uses fresh kale instead of lettuce for a great weeknight […]

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Farmers Market Fall Preview

It seems like just yesterday that we had our first strawberry of the year,  cut into our first watermelon or shucked our first ear of corn. Sadly, the summer growing season is coming to a close. Luckily, apples, grapes, leafy greens and pumpkins will soon be in abundance. To celebrate, the state-operated farmers markets in […]

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In the Kitchen with Lisa and Brian: Holiday Cheeseball

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. We’ll post each video here, along with links to the recipes. Now that it’s December, Lisa and Brian turn their focus to N.C. goodies, gifts […]

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In the Kitchen with Lisa and Brian: Sugar and Spice Pecans

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. We’ll post each video here, along with links to the recipes. PEE-can/pe-KAHN, to-MAY-to/to-MAH-to? Either way you say it, pecans are the nuts of the hour […]

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