A Neuse River tradition has slowly crept into cast-iron cauldrons across eastern North Carolina.
For generations, a pantry full of bright Mason jars has meant good eating. Still does. Now’s the time to collect the flavors of late summer and early fall, and restock the shelves.
They’re here for only a month, but Ocracoke’s famous fruits have been preserved in the island’s heritage for generations.
The key to understanding Southern cuisine comes in a Mason jar.
Born of mysterious origins — each family’s recipe different from the next — this sweet, deep-dish confection is a celebrated part of North Carolina’s culinary landscape.
The deviled egg is revered. It’s both the symbol and the centerpiece for every covered-dish dinner or picnic you’ve ever attended. And it’s always carried in on its own special dish — and often by a special woman.