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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

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: WRAL holiday favorites

By on December 1, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month’s recipes are a collection of favorite holiday dishes from WRAL reporters and anchors. Check out Mikaya’s Mom’s Famous seven-layer

Recipe: Blushing Turkey Soup (made with leftover Thanksgiving turkey)

By on November 22, 2017

Looking for a way to enjoy your leftover turkey after the Thanksgiving feast is over? Below is a recipe provided by blogger Wendy Perry using leftover turkey, George’s BBQ sauce and pork skins. “This soup takes about five minutes to

Recipe: Pork favorites from NC Food Bloggers

By on November 17, 2017

Last month, a handful of N.C. food bloggers  celebrated “Pork-tober,” also known as National Pork Month, by highlighting farmers, farmers markets and recipes featuring pork. The results? Delicious. Our state ranks second nationally in pork production. Duplin, Sampson, Bladen and

November is N.C. Pecan Month

By on November 6, 2017

As families prepare for the holiday season, N.C. pecan farmers are harvesting their crop. The Tar Heel state produces 3 to 5 million pounds of pecans annually, and 2017 is shaping up to be a great year. That’s welcome news

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Fall favorites

By on November 2, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month’s recipes are in-season, favorite fall flavors, apples and figs. The following recipe is unique and tasty -a delicious treat

Recipe: More N.C. State Fair Winners

By on October 26, 2017

Last week wrapped up 11 days of cooking competitions at the N.C. State Fair. These events are sponsored by commodity associations and popular brand names such as King Arthur and Spam. It brings out the competitiveness in some of our

Recipe: Apple Stuffed Pork Loin and Maple Dough Balls

By on October 19, 2017

October is National Pork Month, which makes it a great time to celebrate the pork industry in North Carolina. Our state ranks second nationally in pork production. Duplin, Sampson, Bladen and Wayne counties are our top hog-producing counties. This week

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Fig Favorites

By on October 12, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month they feature in-season figs. Figs are available at farmers markets across the state from late summer to early fall.

scuppernong ice cream

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Recapping Wine and Grape Month

By on October 5, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. Last month, Lisa’s featured NC-grown scuppernongs and muscadines. A recent study found that North Carolina’s wine and grape industry continues to