A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

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Apple & Blue Cheese Salad

Cool, crisp, crunchy, and creamy, this fruit salad also packs a bit of unexpected zing, thanks to the blue cheese.

Asparagus Au Gratin 

This cheesy dish is a perfect addition to any Thanksgiving table — or, dare we say, an alternative to your usual green bean casserole.

Baked Beans

Quick and easy, rich and a bit sweet — just the thing to balance out any cookout spread.

Bean Salad with Monterey Jack

Stuff pita pockets with this cheesy bean salad.

Black Bean Burger

If you’re a traditionalist, these burgers are great on a bun with all your favorite fixings. For something new, try them with avocado, salsa, and sour cream. Watch the video below to see how to make it:

Blueberry and Corn Salsa

If you feel like you’ve seen — and tasted — every blueberry recipe under the sun, allow us to present one more.

Carolina Okra Beignets

Fried okra takes on a whole new meaning when it’s in the form of beignets, which are easier to make than you’d think.

Carolina Succotash

This colorful Southern classic is best when made a day or two in advance, to let the corn and butterbeans “pickle.”

Charred Okra

Grab your cast-iron skillet for this slightly smoky variation of an in-season favorite.

Chef Brian Stockholm’s Smoky Tomato Soup

Fennel gives Papi Queso’s smoky tomato soup a sweetness that’s worth the wait — or the drive.

Chilled Carrot Soup with Salted Peanuts

This velvety soup has a touch of crunch.

Chilled Carrot Soup with Salted Peanuts.

Creole Eggplant Casserole

This hearty recipe wasn’t labeled as a casserole when it was published in The State in 1941, but it’s baked in a classic casserole dish and calls for ingredients you’d find in many casseroles, such as diced vegetables, breadcrumbs, and of course, grated cheese. 

Dilly-Swiss Tomato Pie

How do you improve upon already-pretty-perfect summer tomatoes? Put ’em in a pie.

Four-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes with Fried Onions

Fried Green Tomatoes

These hearty green ’maters are perfect dipped in your favorite rémoulade sauce.

Grilled Summer Vegetables

Marinate ’em and then toss ’em on the grill.

Herbed Mushroom Salad with Parmesan

Toss button and cremini mushrooms in a lemony dressing for a tasty side dish.

Lemony Pea & Mint Salad

This light, fresh dish is springtime in a salad.

Lemony Pea & Mint Salad.

Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole

Do you love butter beans? Try Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole from St. James United Methodist Church’s cookbook.

Pickled Summer Squash

No canner or water bath necessary for this tangy pickled squash that’s the color of sunshine.

Potato & Butter Bean Salad

Roasted Carrot & Ginger Chilled Soup with Honey Whipped Cream

Celebrate warm weather and bright, fresh produce with a pairing as colorful as the season: chilled carrot soup.

Roasted Fall Vegetable Soup

This hearty soup will warm you up on chilly autumn nights.

Simple Southern Butter Beans

An easy take on a Southern staple.

Smashed Roasted Potatoes with Horseradish Sauce

Smashed, roasted, and crowned with a dollop of horseradish sauce.

Smashed Roasted Potatoes with Horseradish Sauce.

Spicy Black Bean Dip

Squash Casserole

This classic recipe takes fresh summer squash and a few simple ingredients and turns them into the ultimate comfort food. Watch the video below to see how to make it:

Summer Squash Fritters

These fritters aren’t exclusive to summer — they are delicious with fresh squash from your local farmers market, but can be made year-round with squash from the grocery store. And trust us, you will want to make these year-round.

Summer Succotash Salad

This bright, flavorful salad recipe uses the best ingredients from your garden or local farmers market.

Summer Vegetable Gratin

Use fresh summer vegetables in this delicious gratin.

Tangy Three-Bean Salad

Bell peppers and red onions give this salad a colorful crunch while beans provide a healthy dose of nutrients.

Tomato & Herb Tarts

Summer tomatoes don’t need much dressing up, but we’ll never say no to goat cheese and fresh basil.

Tomato & Herb Tarts.

White Bean & Rosemary Dip

This quick and zesty recipe is perfect paired with warm pita for dipping — or spread it on a sandwich.

Zesty Whole-Grain Salad with Feta

A great option for your next block party.

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This story was published on Dec 16, 2020