Viewing: In the Kitchen

From the Ag Department: A pair of family recipes made with love

By on December 30, 2021

Lori Wright’s Deep Dish Sweet Potato Pie There are few things quite as tied up in happy memories as a family recipe. For Lori Wright, NCDA&CS Plant Conservation Program Assistant, her love of baking was instilled at an early age.

From the Lumbee kitchen: A soup for leftovers that won’t be a ‘gaumy mess’

By on December 29, 2021

Jamie Locklear grew up in the Saddletree community outside Lumberton in Robeson County. He’s a cultural preservationist of Lumbee foodways.* After the work and stress of putting together a full Christmas meal, his idea for what to do with Christmas

Supporting local at a seaside escape in Beaufort

By on December 27, 2021

A passion for all things local is what drives Chefs Kim Bell and Jonathan Haas and their menu choices at the Inn on Turner in Beaufort. This coastal getaway is appealing for visitors due to it’s short walk to the

Holiday leftovers become family traditions

By on December 23, 2021

Matt Rivers, Executive Chef at Timberlake’s Restaurant at the Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, grew up in Kinston where he developed his love of cooking and culinary talents from his mother. He worked for a variety of chefs across the

Food traditions help define the holidays and spark joyful memories

By on December 22, 2021

Sheri Castle has been writing about food and talking about food professionally for 30 years, always with the goal of helping home cooks become more confident and passionate about cooking. She understands the powerful connection between food and holiday memories.

Triangle chef draws from his roots for classic Quiche Lorraine recipe

By on December 17, 2020

It seems fitting that Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne serves up a classic French Quiche Lorraine recipe as a favorite. While quiches can trace their early origins back to Germany, the French are credited with expanding and defining the dish, establishing it

A family sweet potato recipe from a James Beard-nominated Asheville chef

By on December 11, 2020

When a James Beard nominee for Best Chefs in America from 2018 and 2019 endorses a sweet potato holiday recipe like the one below, you can’t help but want to try it. Chef Katie Button of Curate in Asheville prepares

Quarantine Kitchen: BBQ boss shares grandmother’s dressing with sausage recipe

By on December 9, 2020

Jeff Miller is the owner and pit boss at Luella’s Bar-B-que, which has two locations in Asheville. Luella’s was established in 2007, but the flagship store in north Asheville didn’t open until 2009. Miller takes a lot of inspiration from

Charlotte restaurant brings local seasonality to the table

By on December 8, 2020

Charlotte restaurant Fine & Fettle prides itself on the use of locally-sourced and sustainable foods on its innovative menu. Located in the Canopy by Hilton in Charlotte, Chef Daniel Wheeler creates memorable dishes that give guests and diners an elevated

Quarantine Kitchen: Chef Simone Saleh Lawson’s Fatoush celebrates colors of the season

By on December 6, 2020

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in