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8 Can’t-Miss Food Trucks in N.C.

A new online video series highlights the food truck scene in the Triangle. Watch an episode and see our list of eight food trucks you shouldn’t miss.
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Food

100-year-old Chess Pie

Fans of traditional chess pie may omit the optional ingredients in this recipe, but those looking to change things up find new flavor in an old favorite with the addition of coconut, pecans, and raisins.
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Sugar Cream Pie

Try this recipe for a lighter finish to a heavy Thanksgiving dinner. The recipe also includes variations for Chocolate Cream Pie, Banana Rum Cream Pie, and Pecan Praline Cream Pie.
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Egg Custard Pie

This quick recipe includes five basic ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
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Coconut Buttermilk Pie

Coconut is not only a tropical treat – it’s also a sweet ingredient in your next Thanksgiving pie.
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Macaroni and Cheese Pie

Who doesn’t love macaroni? This quick, simple, five-ingredient recipe makes a filling side dish.
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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

How can you go wrong with a hot chicken pot pie for supper? The kids will love it!
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The Grape: Yadkin Valley

As the first vines began to grow in the Yadkin Valley, few people believed European wine grapes would make it in the clay loam of the foothills and Piedmont. A few pioneers took a chance, however, and a region’s farming heritage lives on.
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The Grape: Duplin Winery

Using the thick-skinned muscadines that thrive in the heat of their eastern North Carolina homeland, one gritty family built the biggest winery in the state, one sweet smile and taste at a time.
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The BBQ – N.C. Barbecue Company

Finally, a solution to the North Carolina barbecue debate: The Battle Box, a mail-order meal that lays out equal portions of Piedmont and eastern-style pork side by side.
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History on the Side

If you’re the Historical Society of the Lower Cape Fear, of course you’re going to fill your cookbook with tidbits from Wilmington’s past.
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