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Recipe: Mimi’s Spinach and Cheese Puffs

By on February 15, 2018

Popeye was right, eating your spinach is good for you. The leafy green is low in fat and cholesterol and high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber,vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate,calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese. A half a cup

Recipe: Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

By on February 8, 2018

February is a “sweet” month. Not only do we have Valentine’s Day, we also celebrate National Sweet Potato Month.  North Carolina ranks No. 1 nationally in sweet potato production and grows more than half of all sweet potatoes harvested in

Recipe: Mama’s Chili Sliders

By on February 1, 2018

We are just a few day’s from one of the largest eating days of the year in the United States, behind Thanksgiving of course. And while you can’t go wrong serving chicken wings at your Super Bowl party, here is

Recipe: Super Bowl Sunday chicken wings

By on January 25, 2018

Televisions across the country will be tuned in on February 4th to watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. And whether you’re watching to see Tom Brady

Recipe: Zuppa Toscana Soup

By on January 18, 2018

J January’s chill calls for warm, “stick-to-your-bones” type meals. It’s no wonder that National Soup Month falls during what’s often the coldest month of the year. The recipe below utilizes fresh and local Swiss chard or kale, which are both

Recipe: Pot Roast in the Crock Pot

By on January 11, 2018

January is National Slow Cooker Month. It’s a great time to pull out your Crock Pot and learn a few new recipes to come home to on cold January nights. This one is from WRAL’s Local Dish and features North

Recipe: Baked Apple French Toast

By on January 4, 2018

This week a large portion of our state had snow in the forecast. Which means that a lot of you probably stocked up on the bread and milk. Here’s a recipe that will help you use up some of your

Local Dish: NC Black-eyed Pea Salsa

By on December 28, 2017

In the South, black-eyed peas and turnip greens are traditional dishes served on New Year’s Day. The reason? Luck and money. Black-eyed peas are believed to bring you luck and turnip greens bring money. Whether or not this folklore is

Recipe: Pecan Toffee Pecan Pie

By on December 14, 2017

Pies are a holiday dessert staple. We found the holiday recipe below on Facebook and it uses pecan toffee made in Chapel Hill. This simple recipe will impress your guests and just might be the hit of any holiday gathering.

Recipe: Dixie Peanut Brittle

By on December 7, 2017

Gifts from the kitchen and homemade treats are usually a hit for holidays and can be dressed up with a fancy container, gift bag or festive platter to add to the gift. Peanut brittle is a delicious treat that is