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Fried Pie

An Ode to Fried Perfection

Handheld and made to last (and last and last), convenience-store fried pies hold a special place in the hearts of many.
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PieBird

Love by the Slice: PieBird in Raleigh

It’s not on the menu, but PieBird’s crusted offerings have led to at least one trip down the aisle.
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The Sonker

A Foothills Twist on Pie: The Sonker

Born of mysterious origins — each family’s recipe different from the next — this sweet, deep-dish confection is a celebrated part of North Carolina’s culinary landscape.
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My Perfect Tar Heel Pound Cake

Perfect Pound Cake

James Beard Award-winning author James Villas explains why the deceptively simple pound cake holds such an esteemed place in the pantheon of North Carolina cuisine — and shares how to make one worthy of its stature.
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Nancie McDermott

Easy as Pie (or a Piece of Cake?)

Nancie McDermott — a North Carolina author who wrote the book(s) on Southern cakes and pies — weighs in on the benefits of making a mess in the kitchen.
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Civil War Outliers

Deserters and Outliers

Tar Heel soldiers grow weary of war and leave their regiments — only to fight for the north. (Volume 4, Part 2)
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B.L.T Pasta Salad

B.L.T. Pasta Salad

Enjoy the delicious flavors of a B.L.T. in this pasta salad from Saint James United Methodist Cooks.
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Out and About February 2014

Out and About February 2014

As winter winds down, get out and explore. From Valentine’s Day celebrations to antiques, there’s lots to do in North Carolina this month.
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Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

A smear of honey butter on these sweet potato biscuits makes them extra delicious. Try this recipe from Saint James United Methodist Cooks.
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Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole

Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole

Do you love butter beans? Try Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole from St. James United Methodist Church’s cookbook.
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