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Recipe Roundup: Spring time is egg time

By on April 27, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. Below, Brian and Lisa feature recipes with eggs as the star ingredient. The egg industry ranks seventh in North Carolina commodity

Recipe: Strawberry Upside Down Cake

By on April 20, 2017

Have you heard the good news? Strawberry growers are expecting a strong second wave of the crop, which should hopefully be ready for picking and last through the end of May. Farmers markets and roadside stands should have plenty of

Recipe: Naturally dyed Easter eggs

By on April 13, 2017

Decorating and hunting for eggs has long been a part of Easter traditions. Many families, like mine, mostly would pick up plastic eggs at the store and fill with candy, stickers or quarters. This year, I tried the old-fashioned approach

Recipe: Mt. Olive Pickles

By on April 6, 2017

Spicy, sour, sweet or dill. Whatever your pickle preference, it’s likely Mt. Olive Pickles in Wayne County has your pickle craving covered. With almost 100 years in the pickle business, Mt. Olive  has certainly earned a reputation for being tops

Recipe Roundup: Peanuts and Pecans

By on March 30, 2017

  WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month, Brian and Lisa feature award-winning recipes using North Carolina pecans and peanuts. Gail Fuller of Raleigh took home

Recipe: Walking Meal

By on March 23, 2017

Spring is here and schedules are getting busy. This means eating healthy and well-balanced meals often take a back seat to what’s easy and quick.  Good nutrition is all about food choices that promote health and prevent disease. In celebration

Local dish: Biscuits and apple butter

By on March 16, 2017

  Ask 100 North Carolinians where to go to get the best breakfast biscuit and you’ll probably get about 100 different answers. We are passionate about who makes the softest, fluffiest, best-tasting, melt-in-your-mouth, worth-every-calorie biscuit. Ask these same residents what

Recipe Roundup: Awesome Appetizers

By on February 23, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month, Brian and Lisa feature award-winning appetizers. Billy Narron from Middlesex won 1st place in the N.C. Pork Council’s cooking

Tar Heel Kitchen: Brown Sugar Pound Cake

By on February 9, 2017

Since 1926, the Agricultural Review has been a free newspaper published by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. For many years, The Tar Heel Kitchen was a featured column written by the department’s marketing home economist. These recipes

Recipe Roundup: Soups for cold weather

By on January 26, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month, Brian and Lisa feature favorite soup recipes. Windy and cold days can be common in January and February in