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The Triangle’s TerraVita Bolsters Healthy Appetites

Colleen Minton founded TerraVita, a weekend event every autumn that showcases and offers local food, drink, and ways to prepare them that aren’t only good for your health, but good for the land, too.

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Charlotte

Price’s Chicken Coop

Charlotte’s Price’s Chicken Coop is an old school favorite.
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The Pie vs. Cake Weekly Update

The Our State Pie vs. Cake bracket tournament has concluded. Read our past weekly updates featuring commentary from industry experts.
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Carolina Sweet Potato Fritters

Our state vegetable made sweet and crunchy – what’s not to like?
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Carolina Okra Beignets

Okra recipe with a Southern twist.
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The Deviled Egg

We asked Our State‘s recipe tester and food stylist, Wendy Perry, to give a classic deviled egg a North Carolina twist. Try these inspired recipes.
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Doughnuts in the Mountains

For some time now Asheville has had a stellar reputation for food, but when it comes to doughnuts the options have been limited. City Bakery used to make doughnuts but their fryer broke and today their offerings are restricted to
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Every City Needs Charlotte’s 7th Street Public Market

Jason Frye found Charlotte’s 7th Street Public Market, a place he frequents for fresh coffee, a hearty breakfast, and a thriving community.
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Claire Putterman of Modern Muffin

A love for baking muffins using her own original recipes led to a bright new career for a Charlotte woman. For 23 years, Claire Putterman was a French teacher, a profession she found rewarding. She often guided students on international
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Southern Pecan Pie

Are you Team Pie? Try food blogger Steve Gordon’s classic pecan pie recipe that has just the right amount of sweetness and crunch.
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True Pound Cake

Are you Team Cake? Steve Gordon certainly doesn’t skimp on the good stuff in his true pound cake recipe. It’s sure to be a winner at any dessert table.
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