North Carolina Trout with Dandelion Bacon Jam and Black-Eyed Pea Ragout

Get creative in the kitchen with chef Jay Pierce as he crafts delicious dishes that celebrate the season and North Carolina’s diverse landscapes. This month, enjoy a flavorful trout entrée that honors springtime in the Appalachian mountains.


Smoked Honey-Roasted Peanuts

Not your average snack: Chipotle powder gives these savory peanuts their smokiness, and a bit of heat.


12 NC Beer Month 2016 Events
You Shouldn’t Miss

April is North Carolina Beer Month, and there is no shortage of events to celebrate. Allow us to guide you to some of the best brew-themed festivities in the state.


Honey-Ginger Chicken

Although this recipe is for baked chicken, the honey-soy sauce marinade is great for the grill, too.


Vanilla Honey Cake

A sweet and simple way to welcome spring — just add flowers.


Blueberry Coffee Cake

This mouthwatering coffee cake is made even more scrumptious with the addition of fresh, ripe blueberries. You’ll never want to make coffee cake without blueberries again.


Pride of the Potluck

Here’s to the casserole, a dish with as many uses as it has layers: covered-dish companion, weeknight supper, gift for a neighbor, and more.


Honey Buns

This just-sweet-enough pastry is a little like a spiced yeast roll.