From the best down home food recipes in North Carolina to dining and chef profiles, Our State magazine captures the flavor of North Carolina.

North Carolina Seafood Tour Part 3: Outer Banks

Travel from Ocracoke Island to Duck and taste some of the most delicious seafood North Carolina has to offer.

Biscuits and Burgers

Morganton residents start and end their day at Allison’s.

Oyster Culture

Two North Carolina natives craft oyster shuckin’ knives.

Strawberry-Pineapple Salad

This light and fresh dessert salad is the perfect treat on a warm spring day.

BLT Salad with Cornbread Croutons

Combine bacon, romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, and red onion to prepare this hearty salad.

All-Purpose Buttermilk Vinaigrette

Add this delicious vinaigrette recipe to your collection and use it on just about any salad.

Waldorf Salad

This tried-and-true favorite makes a perfect side dish for any occasion.

Greek Salad

This classic Greek salad recipe works perfectly as a side salad or main dish.

Crispy Chicken Salad with Peas 
and Cucumbers

Adding chicken to this brightly colored salad makes a light, but filling meal.