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One Phenomenal Pie: Atlantic Beach Pie

Atlantic Beach Pie was just a vintage recipe until Chef Bill Smith revived its popularity.

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The Best Peach Ice Cream

Ripe, fragrant peaches bring out the sweetness of this ice cream. And sugar wafers? They’ll power your arm to churn out a quart.
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Five Last-Minute Day Trips in North Carolina

Even if you don’t have the time to take a weeklong summer vacation, you’re still in luck. There are fantastic day trip destinations all across our state.
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Honeysuckle

The vine that twines over fences and through childhood memories lends its aromatic scent and unmistakable taste to grown-up fare.
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Boiled Peanuts

Eating a sloppy, salty cup full of soggy goobers isn’t nearly as difficult as finding the down-home delicacy.
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The Story of Pepsi

You can find it in Frankfurt, but hoisting a cold bottle of the sweet, sugary, amber-hued creation feels far more refreshing — and authentic — in New Bern.
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Big Mike’s Barbecue

Michael Markham brings the barbecue to you. Just look for his truck (the one with a bright red barn in tow).

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2014 Singer-Songwriter Competition

Can you write the next great ode to North Carolina? Enter this year’s singer-songwriter contest presented by the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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