Food

From the best down home food recipes in North Carolina to dining and chef profiles, Our State magazine captures the flavor of North Carolina.


Calypso Chicken Salad Recipe

Sweet potatoes get an island twist in the first place recipe from this fall's "Local Flavor Recipe...

Snow Day Recipes from the Our State Staff

When the big storm hits, throw a soul-warming dish on the stove and another log on the fire. Our...

An International Christmas in North Carolina

At a church in Cary, North Carolina transplants share a celebration of European holiday foods and crafts.

Barbecue Returns to Basics at Chapel Hill’s The Pig

Our State’s barbecue correspondent concludes his journey at a joint that cuts through the smoke to get to the...

Fresh From the Outer Banks

North Carolina’s far eastern shores inspired a cookbook author to record the region’s recipes.

Oyster or Clam Fritters

Use oyster liquor or clam juice to make a snack that's deliciously fried and full of flavor.

Hatteras Fig and Whiskey Cake

Enjoy your figs at the dessert table this holiday season with a slice of this decadent cake.

Roasted Stuffed Stripers

Instead of carving a turkey or ham during the holidays, go with a whole striped bass. (This may not...

Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Sweet potatoes transform from a side dish to a hearty meal in the second place recipe from this fall's...