A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

Before widespread development and big-box grocers swept across North Carolina, people depended on their nearby farmers to keep them fed … and their glasses full. Yes, tobacco and cotton drove

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Before widespread development and big-box grocers swept across North Carolina, people depended on their nearby farmers to keep them fed … and their glasses full. Yes, tobacco and cotton drove

Can of Piedmont Punch, served on Piedmont Airlines planes

Remembering Piedmont Punch

Throughout its history, Winston-Salem’s Piedmont Airlines stayed one step ahead of the competition by coming up with innovative ways to satisfy its customers, like a one-of-a-kind beverage that former passengers and employees still thirst for.

Karen McCard holds up a giant ladle full of boiled peanuts

Peanut Pit Stop

In Watauga County, a roadside shop named for the owner’s mother is the place to find Appalachian foods, hospitality, and peanuts — perfectly boiled and salted right on the front porch.

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