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.


Log Cabin Cooking

The kitchen is the heart of the home, a place to learn, nourish, and gather. A cooking instructor in...

Farm-to-Table Restaurants Worth a Visit This Winter

When making plans with family and friends to break bread this holiday season, consider doing so at one of...

Sippin Sweets: Sweet Potato Cocktails

When it comes to sweet potatoes, North Carolina’s got top crop, and now the vegetable is making its way...

Thanksgiving: The Season’s Superior Celebration

Why Thanksgiving — eaten on plywood or mahogany tables, from paper or porcelain plates, while wearing jeans or jewels...

Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwiches

There are few things greater in life than Thanksgiving dinner — well, except maybe the leftovers.

Cranberry Bourbon Martini

The balanced sweet and smoky flavors of this cranberry bourbon martini are sure to bring some added cheer to...

Fair Game Beverage Company:
Bold, Local Character

A new distillery in Pittsboro uses an age-old technique to highlight North Carolina flavors.

Dinner Theater: Competition Dining Brings Big Flavor to Town

Take a seat at North Carolina's competition dining series, the swankiest, most boisterous, and wired dining experience in...

Surry County Sweet Potato Sonker with Milk Dip

Go ahead, have another serving for breakfast. We won't tell.