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New Flavor: How Hops are Growing in NC

Hop farms aren’t what we would call typical in NC, but they are beginning to take root. Plus, we share 6 beers featuring North Carolina grown hops.
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Cheerwine Cocktail

Tailgating is tradition in North Carolina, but there’s still room to get creative. Next time you’re flipping burgers, try this this refreshing cocktail made with Cheerwine and bourbon.
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Spanish Bar Cake Recipe

Steve Gordon sets out to recreate a beloved A&P recipe from the past.
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Howard Family Chili

New friends and new recipes come naturally to food blogger Steve Gordon. With this simple chili recipe shared with him by the Howard family, you can focus less on the food prep and more on the football.
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6 College Towns in North Carolina

Just because a city has a university doesn’t mean it’s a college town. A college town is different. The relationship is closer. This fall, see if you can spot the intersection between campus and community in these college towns — three that have long defined the term in North Carolina, and three you might not expect.
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An Ode to the College Town: Davidson

More than points on a map, college towns are safe havens for intellectual curiosity. They’re the treasured places where we pause to think, grow, and learn.
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The New Sunday Supper: Rhubarb in Asheville

Why diners are passing the plate at Rhubarb in Asheville.

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Bald Head Island Favorites: Feasting on Bald Head

A chance idea leads a couple in the mountains to write a cookbook that’s an homage to their most beloved North Carolina beach.
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Malted Milkshake

It’s cool, creamy, and best slurped through a straw. You can’t go wrong with the Barnes’ take on a classic malted milkshake.
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Candied Bacon Party Squares

Combine three kinds of cheese and thick-cut bacon for a party snack that’s sure to go fast.
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