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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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Food

Granny's Baked Beans

Granny’s Baked Beans

Baked beans are always a great side dish for any cookout. Try this recipe from North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook.
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Corn Bread Salad

Corn Bread Salad

For a new side dish this summer, try the corn bread salad recipe from North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook.
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Grandma's Strawberry Bread

Grandma’s Strawberry Bread

Grandma’s strawberry bread from North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook is perfect for the summertime.
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Riverside Restaurant at Brownwood

Down by the River

From a warehouse that stored roots and herbs, to a store that sold fertilizer, to the present-day restaurant, this building in Todd has always served the community.
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Mayberry

Daily. Special.

The bean-and-bacon soup is legendary. The banana splits are delicious. Although only seven restaurants exist in the state now, whittled from 42 nearly a half-century ago, Mayberry still creates simple traditions for its customers.
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S'mores

Build a Better S’more

The perfect s’more has a lot going for it: taste, nostalgia, novelty. One thing the best s’more must do without? Speed.We offer advice for your next encounter with a campfire and a sweet tooth.
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Hill's Lexington Barbecue

Hill’s Lexington Barbecue

A third-generation family business has served Lexington-style barbecue in northern Winston-Salem for more than 60 years.
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Picking Strawberries in Charlotte

The Hall Family Farm in Charlotte’s Ballantyne neighborhood has 37,000 strawberry plants, ready for a pick-your-own adventure.
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Doughnuts in Durham: Two Shops Take on Gourmet Flavors

Two new doughnut shops in Durham offer innovative and eclectic flavors sure to arouse your curiosity and taste buds.
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Mahi-Mahi with Macadamia Nut Sauce

Take your taste buds back in time with this mahi-mahi recipe pulled from the May 15, 1967 issue of The State magazine.
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