Fragrant, local peaches bring out the sweetness of this ice cream.
Tomato and Peach Salsa with Feta and Red Onion
Salsa has never been so sweet. Summertime is the perfect season for this delicious dip, made with ripe tomatoes and peaches.
11 Day Trips to Take in North Carolina
Even if you don't have the time to take a weeklong vacation, you're still in luck. There are fantastic day trip destinations all across our state.
What Makes Us Southern: Pimento Cheese
Did you know those spicy pimentos were first mixed in to protect fresh cheese from flies? Did you know the spread’s origins may actually be from up North? But then our companies — Star Foods in Burlington, Ruth’s Salads in Charlotte — began making it, and then we all started eating it, and before long, pimento cheese belonged to us.
What Makes Us Southern: Okra
From generation to generation, some traditions we’re born into. Others have more surprising beginnings.
On a Quest for Boiled Peanuts
Eating a sloppy, salty cup full of soggy goobers isn’t nearly as difficult as finding the down-home delicacy.
The Story of Pepsi
You can find it around the world, but drinking a cold bottle of the sweet, sugary, amber-hued creation feels far more refreshing — and authentic — in New Bern.
An Ode to a Southern Staple: Grits
Some grits recipes are passed down for generations. Other flavorful preparations are created in the kitchens of innovative chefs. Then there are those newfound traditions born from curiosity and happenstance.