North Carolina’s culinary experts share recipes that pay tribute to beans’ versatility.
Everything but the Pig: 15 Southern Sides
A pig pickin’ must have barbecue; that’s a given. But what’s a cookout without a spectacular spread? Classic sides — from baked mac ’n’ cheese and corn pudding to pig pickin’ cake — take ’cue to the next level.
Quick and easy, rich and a bit sweet — just the thing to balance out any cookout spread.
Granny’s Baked Beans
Baked beans are always a great side dish for any cookout. Try this recipe from North Carolina's 4-H Centennial Cookbook.