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Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwiches

There are few things greater in life than Thanksgiving dinner — well, except maybe the leftovers. Get creative with all that turkey using three Thanksgiving sandwich recipes courtesy of Wendy Perry, Our State’s recipe tester and food stylist. Don’t let
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Apple Butter Recipe

Pick up fall fresh apples at your nearest roadside stand or farmers market and celebrate the season with Steve Gordon’s prizewinning apple butter recipe.
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North Carolina Apple Orchards: A Fall Tradition

First comes fall, then comes apple pie. For food blogger Hope Yancey, visiting North Carolina apple orchards is tradition. Below she shares some of her favorite apple picking spots and a favorite family recipe.
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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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