Country Style Steak and Gravy

Along with this recipe in Country Recipes and other Interesting Stuff, Bob Holt includes an anecdote about his mother's...

Momma’s Sunday Fried Chicken

Bob Holt remembers the taste of his mother's fried chicken served at Sunday lunch. Try his mother's recipe from...

Apples, Taters, and Chops Casserole

After experimenting with food, Bob Holt created the recipe for the Apples, Taters, and Chops Casserole that can be...

Food on the Fly

From burgers on wax paper to oysters on the half shell, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport goes gourmet.

Momma’s Kitchen

No matter how many North Carolina restaurants Bob Holt visits, chefs he watches, or recipes he collects, his momma’s...

Momma Ar’s Latkes

Enjoy this latke recipe that's an Our State staff favorite.

Nita’s Buttermints

This famous buttermint recipe comes straight from Nita Whitfield in Durham. Her hand-pulled buttermints are a work of art.

Bacon and Corn Chowder, Duplin County Style

Featured the January 2012 issue of Our State, Bob Holt's cookbook Country Recipes and Other Interesting Stuff is a...

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Pair this soup with a sandwich or salad and enjoy!