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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.
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Cheerwine Cherry Cobbler

Our State Eats blogger Steve Gordon adds a new dish into the Cheerwine-as-ingredient canon. See his step-by-step recipe for this delicious dessert.
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A Guide To Grits Grammar

Not familiar with this favorite Southern starch? See an illustrated guide from writer Emily Wallace.
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Shrimp and Grits in North Carolina

Where to find five distinct versions shrimp and grits in North Carolina.
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Tomato Sandwiches

An annual party in Charlotte celebrates tomato sandwiches for the 15th year in August.
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Grilling Recipes: Vidalia Onion Steaks with Sweet Italian Sausage

Enjoy a combination of grilled Vidalia onions and sweet Italian sausage for a summertime treat at your next cookout.
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A Summer Blueberry Recipe

An Our State Eats blogger travels to the N.C. Blueberry Festival and finds more than just the fruit. Plus, she shares a special recipe from Pender County.
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Casey’s Soul Food Restaurant in Wilmington

At Casey’s Buffet, down-home comfort comes by the plateful.
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Southern Pimento Cheese

Are you looking for the perfect Southern pimento cheese recipe? Try this one from the Southern Delights cookbook.
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Old-fashioned Potato Salad Recipe

Enjoy this potato salad recipe from Southern Delights for picnics, church suppers, and summer family gatherings.
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The South, in a Sandwich

Try a new pimento cheese recipe, and others, from a Durham cookbook.
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