Pair our state vegetable — the sweet potato! — with red beans and avocado for flavorful tacos.
4 Vegetarian Recipes We Love
These four colorful meals let mushrooms, cheese, and vegetables take center stage — no meat necessary.
Pie Towns: 10 Places to Get the Sweetest Slices of the Season
In North Carolina, Thanksgiving pies — pecan, apple, sweet potato, pumpkin — have deep roots in farms from the mountains to the Coastal Plain. When bakeries wrap these homegrown ingredients in a buttery crust, pie makes perfect.
Sweet Potato Puffs
Drizzle these petite puffs with honey and sprinkle with sugar for a bite-size dessert.
Small but Mighty: 4 Super Snack Recipes
Bacon and Cheddar, sweet potatoes and shrimp: Some of our favorite Southern flavors pack a big punch in these bite-size snacks.
Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls with Bacon Filling
These sweet potato cinnamon rolls are perfect for a cozy morning in the kitchen — and they have a sugary, bacon-filled secret inside.
Sweet Potato Soufflé
This Southern soufflé is a Thanksgiving showstopper.
Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Candied Bacon
A sweet finale for a festive fall meal.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Sweet Potato Pie
This dessert at Mama Dip’s is handmade with mashed sweet potatoes, and fits into a family tradition carried on by Spring Council.