Recipes

Lump Crab Cakes with Dijon-Dill Sauce

We love blue crabs for the important part they play in our state’s fishing industry — and for their unbeatable flavor.

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Jalapeño Hush Puppies

Deep-fried and spiced-up: these puppies pack a punch and complete any seafood platter.

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A Peek Inside Lynn Wells’ Recipe Box

Find out what tasty creations are among Our State’s recipe developer’s impressive collection of family recipes.

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12 Recipes Every North Carolinian
Should Know How to Make

By showing us why these specific foods in these specific places are special, this delicious dozen reveals something wonderful about North Carolina foodways and proclivities.

Recipes

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.

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Smoked Honey-Roasted Peanuts

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

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Honey-Ginger Chicken

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

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Vanilla Honey Cake

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