The holidays can be enjoyable but also stressful times, especially if there’s a big meal that’s part of the tradition. Some people easily source great local ingredients, plan everything perfectly and deliver a delicious meal for a crowd year after year. Others, on the...
Bacon is a crowd pleaser all year long, especially during Thanksgiving! If you have family coming into town, prep one meal in advance with these Maple Bacon Crumble Muffins. This delicious dish took home third place during the N.C. State Fair's Make-Ahead Breakfast...
Thanksgiving is a week away and hosting can be overwhelming. With family members coming in and all the pressure to cook, not only the most anticipated meal of the year, but others throughout the duration of the week, the stress can pile on if you don't plan ahead....
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Peak season testing fees are set to go into effect Dec. 1 at the Agronomic Services soil testing lab, marking the last week to submit samples for free. Peak season runs through March 31, 2021. Happy Thanksgiving […]
Looking for a special holiday treat for your pup? This “nice cream” recipe is the perfect Thanksgiving dinner for the four-legged family members. It won food blogger and recipe developer Wendy Perry a ribbon at the Sweet Potato Festival a few years back. She says it’s “people edible, too” and with peanut butter and sweet […]
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of traditional Thanksgiving dishes, the average cost of this year’s meal for 10 individuals is $48.90, which is a 22-cent decrease from the $49.12 average last year. “Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level […]
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. “Amid salmonella outbreak, experts say NC turkeys are safe to eat this Thanksgiving,” WRAL: With one week to go before Thanksgiving, many are wondering if turkey is safe to eat. The concerns […]
WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month’s recipes are a collection of favorite holiday dishes from WRAL reporters and anchors. Check out Mikaya’s Mom’s Famous seven-layer salad, Renee Chou’s raw apple walnut cake and Lena Tillet’s lamb chops and quinoa. Reporter […]
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. “There’s a good chance your Thanksgiving turkey was raised on a North Carolina farm,” The News & Observer: North Carolina is a top producer of the most popular Thanksgiving protein. […]
Looking for a way to enjoy your leftover turkey after the Thanksgiving feast is over? Below is a recipe provided by blogger Wendy Perry using leftover turkey, George’s BBQ sauce and pork skins. “This soup takes about five minutes to put together and is perfect for lazy family time,” Perry said. “Whether it be watching […]
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A lot of families will be traveling and getting together for Thanksgiving this week. In fact, it is recognized as the holiday where more people travel than any other. The extended weekend makes it a great time […]
Family and friends will gather around the table this Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving. The star of most of these tables will be the turkey. If you are in North Carolina, that’s great reason to celebrate. North Carolina is the second-largest producer of turkeys in the nation. In 2016, more than 1.2 billion pounds of turkey […]