Whether you’re using it to add a familiar tang to your pound cake or to marinate fried chicken, buttermilk is a Southerner’s secret ingredient.
A Taste of Fame
These North Carolinians are known for the records they’ve broken and the history they’ve made. In the past 90 years of Our State, they were sometimes known for their culinary contributions, too.
11 Our State Recipes You Loved in October
Baked spaghetti, pumpkin cheesecake bars, and buttermilk and apple pancakes were among your favorite recipes in October. Find out what else made the list.
3 Mountain Breakfast Recipes
Wake up with filling meals inspired by western North Carolina: a hearty hash, pork tenderloin biscuits, and Appalachian apple pancakes.
Fried Pork Tenderloin Biscuit
Tear open a warm buttermilk biscuit and stuff it with crispy fried pork, a slice of heirloom tomato, and a dash of Texas Pete.
4 Savory & Sweet Recipes
Classic North Carolina ingredients come together in these playful dishes. The result? Delicious harmony.
Pork-Stuffed Collard Wraps
Garnish these stuffed collard greens with green onions, peanuts, lime, and cilantro.
Barbecue, Born & Bred
A pitmaster in Chowan County was raised on North Carolina pork. At Old Colony Smokehouse in Edenton, he draws on his family’s heritage — as well as barbecue traditions from across the South.
Roadside Assistance: 9 North Carolina Road Trip Snacks
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.