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Buttermilk Pie

Start this buttermilk pie recipe off right by picking up a glass jug of whole milk from a local farm.
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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

If you have an ice cream maker and a craving for a sweet treat, you have to try Steve Gordon’s butter pecan ice cream recipe.
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Illustration by Kyle T. Webster.

North Carolina Summer Festival Spotlight:
June 2014

Not one holiday, but dozens of festive gatherings define a summer. This is the story of our celebrations.
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Dance Till Dawn

In Rocky Mount, June Germans were the high-society highlight of the year, transforming tobacco warehouses and bringing big bands, national press, and even a movie star to town.
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In Search of the Brown Mountain Lights

Are the mysterious lights people have seen around Brown Mountain a natural phenomenon? Extraterrestrial orbs? Shared hallucinations? An elaborate hoax? Regardless of their origin, the legend continues to grow with each successive generation – year after year, night after night.
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Our Grade A Beverage Choice

On a menu of many worthy drinks, milk rises to the top.

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Under a Carolina Moon

During World War II, a chance meeting led to a long-distance romance forever preserved in letters.

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Lunar Liquids

They say there’s magic in a full moon. We’re happy to sit out under the night sky, waiting to see what unfolds – as long as we have something in hand to sip.
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Blue Crabs’ Secret

North Carolina fishermen look to the moon to unlock secrets of the natural world.

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North Carolina Farmers Markets Quiz

Summer brings tomatoes, peaches, and other produce that tastes best when it comes straight from a farm.
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