meadow lane feat

Unearthed: Meadow Lane Farm

With a passion for local food and a vision for future farming generations, Martha Mobley serves as a pillar of North Carolina’s agriculture community.
Continue reading »

Food

Fried Pie

An Ode to Fried Perfection

Handheld and made to last (and last and last), convenience-store fried pies hold a special place in the hearts of many.
Continue reading »

PieBird

Love by the Slice: PieBird in Raleigh

It’s not on the menu, but PieBird’s crusted offerings have led to at least one trip down the aisle.
Continue reading »

The Sonker

A Foothills Twist on Pie: The Sonker

Born of mysterious origins — each family’s recipe different from the next — this sweet, deep-dish confection is a celebrated part of North Carolina’s culinary landscape.
Continue reading »

My Perfect Tar Heel Pound Cake

Perfect Pound Cake

James Beard Award-winning author James Villas explains why the deceptively simple pound cake holds such an esteemed place in the pantheon of North Carolina cuisine — and shares how to make one worthy of its stature.
Continue reading »

Nancie McDermott

Easy as Pie (or a Piece of Cake?)

Nancie McDermott — a North Carolina author who wrote the book(s) on Southern cakes and pies — weighs in on the benefits of making a mess in the kitchen.
Continue reading »

B.L.T Pasta Salad

B.L.T. Pasta Salad

Enjoy the delicious flavors of a B.L.T. in this pasta salad from Saint James United Methodist Cooks.
Continue reading »

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

A smear of honey butter on these sweet potato biscuits makes them extra delicious. Try this recipe from Saint James United Methodist Cooks.
Continue reading »

Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole

Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole

Do you love butter beans? Try Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole from St. James United Methodist Church’s cookbook.
Continue reading »

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

Small-Town Secrets

A cookbook from Tarboro reveals a town’s best recipes.
Continue reading »

Corbett's

Burgers & Bottle Caps: Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar

At Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar in Cary, choose from more than 250 bottled sodas to enjoy with your meal.
Continue reading »