recipes

Supporting local at a seaside escape in Beaufort

A passion for all things local is what drives Chefs Kim Bell and Jonathan Haas and their menu choices at the Inn on Turner in Beaufort. This coastal getaway is appealing for visitors due to it’s short walk to the town’s historic waterfront shopping area and historic sites, but it also offers its guests a […]

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Food traditions help define the holidays and spark joyful memories

Sheri Castle has been writing about food and talking about food professionally for 30 years, always with the goal of helping home cooks become more confident and passionate about cooking. She understands the powerful connection between food and holiday memories. “We all know the feeling of getting a whiff of an aroma of a ham […]

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N.C. Liver Mush Festival one of many canceled this summer

N.C. Liver Mush Festival one of many canceled this summer

Festivals are among the many things that won’t be normal in North Carolina this summer. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many events to cancel or postpone. One that could certainly be considered one of the more unique and quintessential North Carolina events is the Liver Mush Festival in Marion. It was scheduled to happen on […]

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Recipe: Tomato Casserole from the NCDA&CS Chief of Staff

Now that tomato season is underway and they’re popping up in your local farmers market, it’s time to get creative with summer recipes. While the classic tomato sandwich never gets old, Zane Hedgecock, the N.C. Department of Agriculture chief of staff, has a unique twist on the traditional favorite to share. North Carolina ranks seventh […]

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Recipe: Crowd pleasing Watermelon Fruit Bowl

This week the State Farmers Market celebrated Watermelon Day. Watermelons are cool and juicy and perfect for a hot summer day. A watermelon fruit bowl is a great way to serve watermelon, the rind itself serves as the bowl. Good quality melons are usually firm, symmetrical in shape, fresh, attractive in appearance and of good […]

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Recipe: Mama’s Chili Sliders

Recipe: Mama’s Chili Sliders

We are just a few day’s from one of the largest eating days of the year in the United States, behind Thanksgiving of course. And while you can’t go wrong serving chicken wings at your Super Bowl party, here is something delicious from this year’s N.C. State Fair.  Mama’s Chili Sliders submitted by Pamela Cash […]

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