Recipes

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Calypso Chicken Salad Recipe

Sweet potatoes get an island twist in the first place recipe from this fall’s “Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Sweet Potatoes” sponsored by Lowes Foods.
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Snow Day Recipes from the Our State Staff

When the big storm hits, throw a soul-warming dish on the stove and another log on the fire. Our State staff members provide their favorite snow day recipes made with ingredients already in the pantry.
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Fresh From the Outer Banks

North Carolina’s far eastern shores inspired a cookbook author to record the region’s recipes.
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Oyster or Clam Fritters

Use oyster liquor or clam juice to make a snack that’s deliciously fried and full of flavor.
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Hatteras Fig and Whiskey Cake

Enjoy your figs at the dessert table this holiday season with a slice of this decadent cake.
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Roasted Stuffed Stripers

Instead of carving a turkey or ham this Christmas, go with a whole striped bass. (This may not go over well at the kids’ table.)
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Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Sweet potatoes transform from a side dish to a hearty meal in the second place recipe from this fall’s “Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Sweet Potatoes” sponsored by Lowes Foods.
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Sippin Sweets: Sweet Potato Cocktails

When it comes to sweet potatoes, North Carolina’s got top crop, and now the vegetable is making its way into cocktails across the state.
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Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Planning Thanksgiving dinner can prove to be quite the ambitious undertaking. Make it easier on yourself with a round-up of our tried-and-true Thanksgiving recipes.
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Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwiches

There are few things greater in life than Thanksgiving dinner — well, except maybe the leftovers.
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