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

The Scoop on Howling Cow

The coolest thing at North Carolina State University comes frozen.

Grandmother Nye: Memories and a Recipe

Food blogger Hope Yancey shares fond memories about her grandmother and her classic homemade salad dressing.

The New Southern-Latino Table Cookbook

It’s bold and spicy, and it tells the story of a cookbook author’s life in two cultures.

Latin Fried Chicken with Smoky Ketchup

This isn't your mom's classic fried chicken. Get ready for a kick with this Latin inspired fried chicken.

Two-Corn Summer Salad

A bold salad from Sandra Gutierrez's The New Southern-Latino Table cookbook.

Peach Salsa

A sweet salsa for summer parties from The New Southern-Latino Table cookbook.

Buttermilk Pie

Start this buttermilk pie recipe off right by picking up a glass jug of whole milk from a local...

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

If you have an ice cream maker and a craving for a sweet treat, you have to try Steve...

Our Grade A Beverage Choice

On a menu of many worthy drinks, milk rises to the top.