North Carolina’s culinary history is rich with unlikely pairings. These dishes marry unexpected combinations of ingredients in a harmonious spread.
Horne Family Fruitcake
This beloved family recipe is one to treasure for years to come.
Gourmet Holiday: 4 Centerpiece Desserts
Christmas decorating doesn’t have to stop at garlands and wreaths. These centerpiece desserts are their own works of art.
Our State Knows Best: Persimmons
We talked to three experts about growing our first-frost fruit, how to enjoy the pulp at peak ripeness, and their favorite way to eat them.
Persimmons are North Carolina’s First Frost Fruits
A windfall in more ways than one, persimmons are a prize that rewards patience: The fruit isn’t sweet and juicy until it hits the ground. But oh, is it worth the wait.
Come Summertime, Cantaloupes are Ridgeway’s Royalty
From the Waldorf Astoria to the White House and back, Ridgeway’s cantaloupes are famous for their sweetness.
A Slice of Summer
A summer favorite, watermelon adds flavor, color, and coolness to dishes in every course.