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.


Banana Pudding Recipe

Don't bother with desserts that require hours of prep and baking. This Southern favorite is as simple to make...

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...

Fried Green Tomatoes

If you like your tomatoes green, make sure to try out food blogger Steve Gordon's take on this Southern...

Crab Annie Recipe

New Orleans has "Crawfish Monica," but what about North Carolina? Steve Gordon gets creative in the kitchen and offers...

Apple Pie Moonshine

Use Midnight Moonshine for a drink that is as easy to make as it is to enjoy.

Photos: North Carolina Brewers Guild

There are more than 100 craft breweries in North Carolina. Travel east to west with us and toast to...

The Legend of Kanuga Toast

How a church summer camp gave “breaking bread” new meaning.

Hot Dog Heaven: Jones Cafe

What makes these hot dogs so sublime? The secret’s been passed down generation after generation at Jones Cafe in...

Richard’s Bar-B-Q

Good food springs eternal from Richard Monroe’s wood-fired barbecue pit in Salisbury.