Eight out of 10 days, this view from the top of Mount Mitchell is obscured by clouds. But anytime you stand here, at the highest point east of the Mississippi River, and gaze outward, your perspective will change.
Appalachian Apple Stack Cake
For generations, families and communities have come together around this traditional Mountain dessert.
The Big Freeze
For about 10 days in 1917 and 1918, the waters from the Great Dismal Swamp to the Outer Banks iced over, trapping humans, animals, and boats. Eastern NC lay paralyzed, waiting for the thaw.
Elegant Comfort: Root & Vine in Morganton
By that we mean Cheerwine barbecue sauce, which is just one of the reasons you should eat at Root & Vine in Morganton.
Ever Hear of a Ground-Steak Sandwich?
It sounds like a burger or a sloppy joe — but it’s not quite either. What it is, and why you’ll have to drive to Mount Airy to eat one.
Hot Swiss Bacon Dip
This savory dip will be a hit at your next get-together.
Mulled Red Wine
This mulled red wine recipe from Seaboard to Sideboard Entertains will warm you up on cold winter nights.
Wrightsville Beach Oyster Stew
If you're looking for a hot, fresh meal, give Juliet Lee's Wrightsville Beach Oyster Stew recipe a try from the Seaboard to Sideboard Entertains cookbook.
A Meal for the New Year
When cool weather descends upon North Carolina, it’s time for oysters.