A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

Which spring bloom sends your heart soaring: the dogwood or the daisy? Dogwood Daisy             Created with Poll Creator Required reading: In Praise of the

Madison County Championship Rodeo

Which spring bloom sends your heart soaring: the dogwood or the daisy? Dogwood Daisy             Created with Poll Creator Required reading: In Praise of the

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Which spring bloom sends your heart soaring: the dogwood or the daisy? Dogwood Daisy             Created with Poll Creator Required reading: In Praise of the

The Our State Great Debate

Which spring bloom sends your heart soaring: the dogwood or the daisy?

Dogwood
Daisy
 
 
 
 
 
 
Created with Poll Creator

Required reading: In Praise of the Pink Dogwood Flower


Previous debates:

Which college basketball team do you cheer for in this long-standing rivalry:
the Tar Heels or the Blue Devils?

Tar Heels
Blue Devils
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required reading: Growing Up ACC


Which soda are you sipping: Pepsi or Cheerwine?

Pepsi
Cheerwine
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required reading: The Story of Pepsi  and The History of Cheerwine
Required recipe: Pop Goes the Cake: Soda-Infused Recipes


Which quintessential winter destination is No. 1 in your heart: Boone or Blowing Rock?

Boone
Blowing Rock
 
 
 
 
 
 

Required reading: City Portrait: Boone


Which Christmas lights are more festive: white or multicolored?

White
Multicolored
 
 
 
 
 
 
Created with Poll Creator

Required reading: The Little Town that Glows


 

Name it! Dressing or stuffing?

Dressing
Stuffing
 
 
 
 
 
 

Required reading & recipes: Thanksgiving Dressing Takes Center Stage on North Carolina Tables


Which biscuit is best: Bojangles or Biscuitville?

Bojangles
Biscuitville
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required reading: Don’t Stop Bo’lievin’: How Bojangles’ Went From a Chicken and Biscuits Joint to a Southern Obsession


Which barbecue style is superior: eastern or Lexington?

Eastern
Lexington
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required reading: 25 Essential North Carolina Barbecue Joints

Required recipe: Mom’s Prized Pineapple Pig Pickin’ Cake


How do you say it: pee-can or pah-cahn?

Pee-can
Pah-cahn
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required recipe: Pecan Bourbon Pie

Required reading: How One Word Divides North Carolinians


Which do you prefer: Duke’s or Hellmann’s?

Duke’s
Hellmann’s
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required reading: Hellmann’s vs. Duke’s: Committing Mayo Mutiny


Hush Puppies Edited

Hush puppies: Should they be round or oblong?

Round
Oblong
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Required recipe: Jalapeño Hush Puppies


What do you call ’em: butter beans or lima beans?

Butter beans
Lima beans
 
 
 
 
 
 

Required reading: Just a Bowl of Butter Beans


This story was published on Apr 27, 2020