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Purple Sweet Potato Mousse with Maple Bourbon Honey Syrup and Graham Cracker Crust

Awe your dinner guests with this delectable dessert created by the Got the Be NC Competition Dining Series 2014 Fire in the Triad champion, Chef Tim Thompson of Marisol.
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Fried Green Tomatoes

If you like your tomatoes green, make sure to try out food blogger Steve Gordon’s take on this Southern classic comfort.
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Crab Annie Recipe

New Orleans has “Crawfish Monica,” but what about North Carolina? Steve Gordon gets creative in the kitchen and offers a delicious, jazzy solution.
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Thunder Road

The heart-racing, thrill-seeking, breathtaking story of North Carolina’s favorite roller coaster.

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Beach Ball: The Morehead City Marlins

College baseball players from across the country come to small Southern towns like Morehead City for a taste of the big leagues.
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To Be Rather Than to Seem

Even though our state motto is Latin, nothing is lost in translation.

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The Big Show on the Sounds: Show Boat

“Show Boat” was the one of the most popular musicals ever made. And it all started when writer Edna Ferber fell in love with the floating theater in Bath in 1925.
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The Crater

The Union Army’s plan to explode a mine succeeds, but the confederate counterattack proves more deadly.
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Gatsby’s Asheville

Thomas Wolfe and F. Scott Fitzgerald defined the ’20s — the boom and bust, the roar and crash — a period that is easily reimagined in this timeless North Carolina city.
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Corolla’s Castle: The Whalehead Club

Today, Whalehead in historic Corolla stands quietly. But in the Roaring ’20s, when a wealthy industrialist and his wife built their dream home here on the Outer Banks, the Art Nouveau manse hummed — thanks to the couple’s reveling guests and the house’s electric power, which wouldn’t reach the rest of the island for 40 more years.
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