Running on empty? Time to fuel up! Luckily, some of the best homegrown snacks can be found in gas stations across North Carolina. Pull off the highway to fill your tank — and your belly.
Coconut Cream Pie
Crazy for coconut? Try this cool and creamy dessert.
15 Perfect Pies
Creamy coconut custard, legendary chocolate chess, lemon topped with billowy meringue — we love pie! Here are a few of our favorite recipes.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Chocolate Chess Pie
Van Eure runs the Angus Barn, where the chocolate chess pie recipe was developed by her mother and a waitress in the 1960s.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Pecan Pie
Bob's BBQ in Creedmoor may be closed, but their pecan pie will live on in the memory of those lucky enough to get a slice.
Smoke Signals Bakery in Marshall
In the hills of Marshall, a small bakery — with a very special wood-burning oven — draws bakers to the warmth of its hearth and the wisdom of its owner.
Cheerwine Hand Pies
These flaky hand pies have a cheery, cherry pie filling that offers a sweet zing, and a drizzle of pink Cheerwine glaze on top seals the deal.
Fried Apple Pies
We just can’t help saying: These portable hand pies are the apple of our eye.
Three Sweet Success Stories of North Carolina Bakers
The stories behind three celebrated cake-makers and pie-bakers of Asheville, Barco, and Durham.