Food

Persimmons are North Carolina’s First Frost Fruits

A windfall in more ways than one, persimmons are a prize that rewards patience: The fruit isn’t sweet and juicy until it hits the ground. But oh, is it worth the wait.

Recipes

Breaded Pork Cutlet With Redeye Gravy Recipe

Pair your favorite flaky biscuit recipe with these tender pork cutlets and classic gravy. Breakfast (lunch, or dinner) is served.

Recipes

Country Ham Mac & Cheese Recipe

A classic comfort food, rich in color and in flavor, is elevated with salty morsels of country ham.

Recipes

Ham Hocks & Collard Greens Recipe

Every Southern cook should have an entry for collards in his or her recipe box.

Recipes

Bacon Jam Recipe

A sweet-and-savory spread for all occasions. (Hint: We like to add a dollop to baguette-and-brie appetizers.)

Recipes

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Shoulder Recipe

If you’re craving barbecue but can’t have a full-on pig pickin’, pull out your slow cooker. We can help.