Our State Eats Blog

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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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See Jane Bake

This mother-daughter team offers divine desserts in Greater Charlotte.
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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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Crab Annie Recipe

New Orleans has “Crawfish Monica,” but what about North Carolina? Steve Gordon gets creative in the kitchen and offers a delicious, jazzy solution.
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Grandmother Nye: Memories and a Recipe

Food blogger Hope Yancey shares fond memories about her grandmother and her classic homemade salad dressing.
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Buttermilk Pie

Start this buttermilk pie recipe off right by picking up a glass jug of whole milk from a local farm.
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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

If you have an ice cream maker and a craving for a sweet treat, you have to try Steve Gordon’s butter pecan ice cream recipe.
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