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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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Claire Putterman of Modern Muffin

A love for baking muffins using her own original recipes led to a bright new career for a Charlotte woman. For 23 years, Claire Putterman was a French teacher, a profession she found rewarding. She often guided students on international
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Southern Pecan Pie

Are you Team Pie? Try food blogger Steve Gordon’s classic pecan pie recipe that has just the right amount of sweetness and crunch.
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True Pound Cake

Are you Team Cake? Steve Gordon certainly doesn’t skimp on the good stuff in his true pound cake recipe. It’s sure to be a winner at any dessert table.
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Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich

Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr shares her recipe for a Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich, and why it perfectly represents her hometown.
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Pie vs Cake

Pie vs. Cake: The Case for Team Pie

Whether you’re talking about eating a slice of pie after dinner, or baking one from scratch, cake doesn’t stand a chance.
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Pie vs Cake

Pie vs. Cake: The Case for Team Cake

Cake. Or, maybe pie … No, definitely cake … Probably … Choosing between two worthy desserts may not be possible.
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Carolina Hot Toddy

Without fail, every winter I seem to come down with a horrific sinus infection. Slowly I’ve come to terms with this and I’ve grown to accept the inevitable. I’ve heard my mama in years past speak of my great-grandmother’s (we
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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.
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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.
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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.
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