Valentine’s Day

Recipe: Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

Recipe: Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

February is a “sweet” month. Not only do we have Valentine’s Day, we also celebrate National Sweet Potato Month.  North Carolina ranks No. 1 nationally in sweet potato production and grows more than half of all sweet potatoes harvested in the United States. Taste and nutritional benefits makes sweet potatoes a popular side dish in […]

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Five N.C. sparkling wines to try this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, now is the time to plan a romantic evening for your special someone. If you’re looking for a way to make the night extra special, try uncorking a bottle of N.C. sparkling wine. We’ve compiled a list of five, delicious sparkling wines that you can enjoy this Valentine’s Day […]

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Love is in the air at your local farmers market

Love is in the air at your local farmers market

Looking for something sweet for your special someone this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than your regional farmers market. The markets in Asheville, Colfax, Charlotte and Raleigh are open year-round, and have a great selection of special treats for your Valentine. From N.C. wines and cheeses to fresh meats and produce, you can find all […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: February Recipe Roundup

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using local ingredients. This month’s recipes feature fresh and delicious N.C. eggs plus a bonus Super Bowl Sunday-inspired recipe for pork sliders. According to the N.C. Egg Association, North Carolinians consume about 2 billion […]

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun and flirty local wine

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun and flirty local wine

Valentine’s Day is Saturday, and what better way to celebrate with your sweetheart than with a romantic dinner paired with a North Carolina wine? With more than 100 wineries to choose from, North Carolina’s wineries cater to a variety of tastes. Wines include include dry reds, crisp whites, sweet muscadines, sparkling and dessert styles. The […]

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