Recipes

Cherry Chocolate Date Nut Truffles Recipe

Fifteen minutes, a few pantry items, and a North Carolina wine are all it takes to make these bite-size treats. They’re almost as easy to make as they are to eat.

Drink

The Julep Solution

On spring and summer days, when it’s too humid to feel refined, look to the classic drink of Dixie.

Drink

Whiskey in Water Town: Arendell Room

Crystal Coast evenings find locals and visitors alike docked at the bar with the old-fashioned approach to cocktails.

Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops Recipe

Sweet and tender scallops are complemented by salty applewood bacon in this recipe. Whip up a refreshing chipotle-lime mayonnaise, perfect for dipping.

Recipes

Hot Milk Cake, Reimagined

This Mother’s Day, Brendan and Leslie Cox, owners of Pittsboro’s Oakleaf restaurant, put a Southern spin on old family recipes for hot milk cake.

Drink

Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

A bright and fruity hurricane cocktail is the quintessential summer drink. Drop a couple of extra maraschino cherries in your glass and enjoy this drink while lounging poolside, because summer isn’t just a season ruled by the solstice — no, summer is a state of mind.

Dining

A Guide to Brunch in North Carolina

The opportunity for a relaxing brunch only comes around once a week, and that’s if you’re lucky. When you do get the chance to dine on a sunny patio, mimosas in hand and laughing friends by your side, how do you choose among all decadent menu options? Take the guesswork out of where to go with our guide to signature brunch dishes around the state.

Drink

A Guide to Homebrewing in North Carolina

Making your own beer might seem complicated, but with the help of our guide to homebrewing, you might’ve just stumbled upon your new favorite hobby.

Drink

Happy NC Beer Month 2015

Say “cheers!” April is North Carolina Beer Month, so pull up a barstool and celebrate the craft beer industry brewing across the state.