The February 2016 Issue

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Our State | February 2016

Opening

Editor's Welcome

The Perfect Plate

by Elizabeth Hudson

Our State Great 8

Pig, Out

by Jeremy Markovich

Letters

This is North Carolina

Avery County, Marshall Park, Hatteras Island

Classics

Snip, Clip, Curl

by Susan Stafford Kelly

Quiz

All the State's a Stage

by Alan Hodge

Family Tradition

On Caves & Copperheads

by Drew Perry

History

Merci, From France to North Carolina

by Jill Warren Lucas

Food

Just a Bowl of Butter Beans

by Daniel Wallace

Recipes

Love & Chocolate

by Lynn Wells

Restaurant

Classroom Café

by Kathleen Purvis

Travel & Culture

The Sweetest Sound

by Philip Gerard

City Portrait

Southern Pines

by Marianne Gingher

Studio Tour

Elizabeth Brim

by Susan Stafford Kelly

Books & Music

Family Ties

by Katie Fennell

Nature

Our Red Fox

by T. Edward Nickens

Native

Spring Peepers

by T. Edward Nickens

The Barbecue Issue

Photo Essay

This Little Piggy Went to Town

Barbecue 101

by Drew Perry

A Brief History of Barbecue

by Eric Surber

A Day at B's Barbecue

by Jeremy Markovich

Staying True

by Jeremy Markovich

Country Hog, City Hog

by Adam Lucas

Pork & Politics

by Greg Lacour

The Pitmaster of Pitt County

by Billy Ball

Running on Full

by Bryan Mims

Feature

Ramblin' Man

Settled in Salem, Conserved in Raleigh

by T. Edward Nickens

Closing

Carolina Calendar

The View From Here

Waynesville

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