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Our Summer Food

Tomatoes, much like summer, must be cherished, savored, enjoyed for as long as possible.
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Diamond Dining

This isn’t your usual ballpark fare. It’s a culinary curveball. So toss the peanuts; you don’t need ’em at Five County Stadium near Zebulon.

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Company’s Coming Shrimp and Grits

Your company may never leave once you impress them with this decadent dish.
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Banana Pudding

Don’t bother with desserts that require hours of prep and baking. This summer favorite is as simple to make as it is to enjoy.
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Honest-to-Goodness: Candor Peach Festival

Candor, North Carolina’s peach capital, gives us a summer love to gush about.
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Mountain Memories: The Winning Essay

Read the winning essay from our Mountain Memories essay contest presented by Grandfather Mountain.
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An Illuminating Personality: Pyrotechnician Jeff Hale

With a playful love of fireworks and a meticulous process, pyrotechnician Jeff Hale creates magic in the sky with his dazzling displays.
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The Most Patriotic Man in North Carolina

Americans love Old Glory. We proudly wave it, pledge our allegiance to it, and honor it as often as possible. But no one loves our flag more than John Andringa.
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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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