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

Howard Family Chili

New friends and new recipes come naturally to food blogger Steve Gordon. With this simple chili recipe shared with...

Malted Milkshake Recipe

It's cool, creamy, and best slurped through a straw. You can't go wrong with the Barnes' take on a...

Candied Bacon Party Squares

Combine three kinds of cheese and thick-cut bacon for a party snack that's sure to go fast.

Tomato Shortcakes with Vidalia Onion Jam

Dust off your mother's biscuit recipe to make these shortcakes with fresh tomatoes.

The Story of Chicken Pie

Think of the Moravians, and what foods come to mind? Sugar cake and spice cookies, no doubt. But what...

Kings Restaurant is a Longtime Kinston Institution

Where hush puppies and barbecue have been united forever in one sandwich — the Pig in a Puppy.

Krupnikas and Tea Braised Pork

The winning recipe from the Got the Be NC Competition Dining Series 2014 Fire in the Triangle champion, Chef...

Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Strawberries

See the winning recipes from the latest Local Flavor recipe contest presented by Lowes Foods.

Doughnut French Toast with Raspberry Syrup

Why toss your day old doughnuts when you can try this delicious twist on a breakfast classic?