A different kind of winter warmer: Our baked spaghetti combines pasta, cheese, and tomato sauce into one melty medley.
A Guide to Lexington
You might know this Piedmont city for its world-renowned barbecue — and rightfully so. But take a walk uptown, and you’ll discover so much more.
A New Spin on the Veggie Plate
You know the vegetable plates we get at our favorite meat-and-three diners? A growing number of vegetarian and vegan restaurants across the state are taking that old idea to new levels, offering creative vegetable combinations and alternatives to meat that put a contemporary twist on Southern classics.
The Classic Comfort of Lefler’s Place Café
The owners of this Mount Gilead restaurant are carrying on a legacy nearly a century in the making. And like those who came before them, they’ve added their own special touch.
33 Recipes For a Vegetarian Feast
Discover a delicious collection of 33 vegetarian recipes from Our State’s archives — from charred okra to squash casserole to fried green tomatoes.
12 Delicious Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in North Carolina
From burgers to comfort food to elegant entrées, the range of plant-based dining in North Carolina is growing.
Our State’s Mix-and-Match Guide to Custom Christmas Cookies
These 18 classic treats are sweet enough for Santa — and all your friends and family.
Watch: How to Make Eggnog Layer Cake
A showstopping dessert inspired by the festive holiday drink.
Loaded Potato & Chicken Casserole
This dish will make you the star of the holiday potluck — or your own dining room.