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Tomato Clubs

The early roots of 4-H and home demonstration can be traced to tomatoes.
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The Italian Connection

Despite the 5,000 miles between us, our state shares a few things in common with Italy: beautiful beaches; warm, sunny summers;
and a profound love of tomatoes.
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Goodness Guaranteed

Tried-and-true ideas from Raleigh’s Junior League for your next brunch, lunch, party, or picnic.
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Hursey’s Bar-B-Q

Barbecue is nothing without a pit, sauce, family, and a legend. For the Hurseys, it all began one night about 70 years ago.

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Raleighwood Melon-tini

Summer is the season for this refreshing cocktail made with pureed fresh watermelon.
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Update a Classic: Tomato Sandwich

Sure, the sandwich of summer is wonderful just the way it is — only fresh tomatoes, mayonnaise, and bread. But you’d be surprised what North Carolina ingredients, from sprouts to spreads, will pair well with your next tomato sandwich.

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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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