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A Wish for Christmas

A whole dozen, can you even imagine? Eight girls and four boys and they all lived with their mama and daddy in a farmhouse with no electricity, no running water, in Guilford County. Clifton. Ralph. Clyde. Grant (who, oddly, they
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Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Sweet potatoes transform from a side dish to a hearty meal in the second place recipe from this fall’s “Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Sweet Potatoes” sponsored by Lowes Foods.
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Penny Cunningham: Gingerbread House Champion

A Charlotte woman has developed a knack and a passion for making gingerbread houses, whether they’re designed after traditional cottages or historic hotels.
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Chestnut Revival at High Rock Farm

After being ravaged by disease, the chestnut’s luster has returned at High Rock Farm in Gibsonville.
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Log Cabin Cooking

The kitchen is the heart of the home, a place to learn, nourish, and gather. A cooking instructor in Asheville hopes to keep it that way.
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Farm-to-Table Restaurants Worth a Visit This Winter

When making plans with family and friends to break bread this holiday season, consider doing so at one of North Carolina’s farm-to-table restaurants. If you’ve never tried farm-to-table before, here are just a few of many great restaurants to get you started. Fresh, local, and sustainable, winter has never tasted so good.
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Sippin Sweets: Sweet Potato Cocktails

When it comes to sweet potatoes, North Carolina’s got top crop, and now the vegetable is making its way into cocktails across the state.
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arcBARKS: Bakers for Barkers

Far more than mere ingredients go into a two-inch treat for pooches at arcBARKS, a Greensboro bakery.

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Home + Place = Homplace. Or Not.

The multiple meanings of a single word.
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A Christmas Wish for a Pony Lives on at Southern Oaks Farm

On a farm in Moore County, a lifelong horsewoman tends a stable filled with dreams come true.

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