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Happy North Carolina Beer Month

Celebrate craft beer across the state this April during North Carolina Beer Month.
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Food

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Catawba Pecan-Crusted Catfish

Try this dish with some creamy coleslaw, a perfect complement to a fried catfish fillet.
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What’s Become of Frying?

Amid the backlash against the South’s well-oiled skillets, a new cookbook offers a defense.
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An Introduction to Frying

My first weekend in North Carolina included a trip to the State Fair, and there I learned a thing so important that it sounds absurd. But it’s true: The thing about fried foods — and I had to move to North Carolina to learn this — is they will solve the world’s problems if you let them. OK — an extreme claim, but stay with me. We’ll see if I can’t convince you.
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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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