Recipes

chocolate cherry cream cocktail

Chocolate Cherry Cream Cocktail Recipe

We sure are sweet on this chocolate cherry cream cocktail. The smoothness of the half and half and chocolate perfectly complement the tart of the cherry.
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Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Sweet Potatoes

After careful consideration – and some seriously tantalized taste buds – we’ve chosen a winner for the Local Flavor sweet potato recipe contest. See the winning recipe and runners up below.
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Healthy Takes on 5 Classic Southern Recipes

Here in the South, we love our comfort food, but if we’re being honest, it’s not always the best for us. Try these healthy Southern recipes that are as tasty as they are good for you. Food blogger Mary Cowx shows us that with a few light substitutions and some creativity, these recipes will quickly become dinnertime staples.
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Day’s End Braised Ribs & Shiitake Ragout Recipe

Put on your pajamas and pour a glass of red wine: For any chilly winter day, this is the comforting recipe you need.
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Raise a Glass with These New Year’s Eve Cocktails

You’ve always got your traditional champagne on New Year’s Eve, but be sure to give one of these great cocktail recipes a go. Cheers to the new year!
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Holiday Recipe Roundup

While everyone holds off for the one big meal at Thanksgiving, Christmas is an all-day culinary affair. There’s the hearty morning breakfast we fuel up with after a morning spent pulling bows off boxes. Then, you’ve got supper: gravy-laden and served homestyle. Dessert? Why, of course. And one doesn’t forget to nibble on the cheese ball or sip on some mulled wine between meals. This year, make your holiday even more memorable with this roundup of recipes, from the Our State table to yours.
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calypso chicken salad

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

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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