Our State Eats Blog

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Spanish Bar Cake Recipe

Steve Gordon sets out to recreate a beloved A&P recipe from the past.
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Howard Family Chili

New friends and new recipes come naturally to food blogger Steve Gordon. With this simple chili recipe shared with him by the Howard family, you can focus less on the food prep and more on the football.
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Carteret County Blue Crab Stuffed Dolphin Fish

Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr takes part in a coastal competition and comes out victorious with this winning seafood recipe.
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Joe Van Gogh™ Coffee & Balsamic Marinated Certified Angus Beef® Ribeye, Herbed Barley

Use freshly ground coffee from Hillsborough’s Joe Van Gogh in this beef dish created by the Got the Be NC Competition Dining Series 2014 Fire on the Dock champion, Chef Antoine Murray of Cape Fear Country Club.
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The Charlotte Museum of History: Teas of the British Isles

The Charlotte Museum of History is sharing tea, snacks, and history lessons this summer and fall.
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Pepsi and Lance Peanuts Pie

Combine two North Carolina favorites for one delicious dessert.
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Field Peas with Snaps and Okra

Food blogger Steve Gordon offers up a labor of love with this dish that uses freshly shelled peas and okra.
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Columbus County Beet and Goat Cheese Pizza

Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr takes inspiration from a trip to Columbus County and creates a fresh, flavorful pizza.
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Chocolate-Chipotle Mustard Cakes and Buttermilk & Lusty Monk Altar Boy Honey Mustard Ice Cream

Use an Asheville-made mustard in new ways in this dish created by the Got the Be NC Competition Dining Series 2014 Fire on the Rock champion, Chef Michelle Bailey of Season’s at Highland Lake Inn.
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Rum and Pepsi Float

North Carolinians have enjoyed Pepsi for over 100 years. This summer, try this delectable Pepsi cocktail that’s sure to tingle your tastebuds and beat the heat.
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