Find out what three North Carolina genealogists have to say about the best strategies for discovering your family history, some of the most interesting stories they’ve encountered — and the pitfalls of researching the past.
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Our State Knows Best: Baking Bread
Find out what three experts have to say about the science — and magic — of bread, the cooking skills that all home bakers should master, and how to make an artisan loaf in your own kitchen.
Our State Knows Best: Figs
We talked to three North Carolina fig fanatics about the fleeting fruit’s celebrated history and heritage on Ocracoke Island, how to grow your own across the state, and their favorite way to eat them — from cake to biscuits.
Our State Knows Best: Homebrewing
Find out what two experts have to say about the art of making beer, the ingredients needed for a perfect batch, and how to become a homebrewing master.
Our State Knows Best: Vegetable Gardening
Ready to hone your green thumb? Find out what three experts have to say about growing your own veggies in North Carolina, the common gardening mistakes you should avoid, and the best places to plant.
Our State Knows Best: Oysters
Find out what three experts have to say about the mighty mollusk and why oysters are so important to our coast. Plus, find how to shuck ’em and the tastiest way to eat ’em.
Our State Knows Best: Camping
Find out what three outdoor experts have to say about picking the perfect campsite, the supplies on their must-have list, and their favorite places in the state to sleep in a tent.
Our State Knows Best: Canning and Preserves
Find out what three canning experts have to say about preserving the season’s harvest at home, their favorite things to can — and eat! — and their best advice for beginners.
Our State Knows Best: Fly-Fishing
Find out what three fly-fishing experts have to say about their favorite spots in the state to reel ’em in, the essential gear and tips you need to get started, and the lure of the line.