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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

Recipe: Celebrating chicken

By on September 21, 2017

September is National Chicken Month. North Carolina ranks 3rd nationally in broilers, contributing nearly $3.5 billion of total farming cash receipts. According to the N.C. Poultry Federation, the poultry industry’s economic impact for NC is $36.6 billion.  More than 5,700

Recipe: Muscadine Grape & Gingersnap Crisp

By on September 7, 2017

September is wine and grape month and, in North Carolina, that means there’s a lot to celebrate. With a $1.7 billion economic impact, 525 grape growers and more than 180 wineries, North Carolina has a strong reputation as a wine

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Scrumptious seafood

By on July 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 a coastal flair. Seafood is a thriving industry in North Carolina with an abundant

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Rounding up a few favorite beef recipes

By on July 6, 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 beef as a main ingredient. With 1,000 registered meat handlers in the

Recipe: Honey Pecan Tart

By on June 23, 2017

National Pollinator Week is a great time to celebrate bees and the delicious, natural sweetener they provide. Without bees, we wouldn’t have honey. The value of honey production in North Carolina in 2015 was $2.4 million. The taste and color

Recipe: Corn on (and off) the cob

By on June 15, 2017

Check out your nearest farmers market for the newly arrived stars, including Silver Queen, Peaches and Cream and Fantasia. These stars aren’t the newest reality TV sensations, these are popular corn varieties. Oftentimes, the corn is fresh picked in the

What’s in Season: Fresh fruits and vegetables

By on June 1, 2017

It’s the beginning of June and farmers markets across the state are beginning to fill up with fresh, locally grown produce. Visitors to local markets should find a colorful and diverse array of fresh and local produce, including strawberries, blueberries,

Recipe Roundup: Celebrating the blues (berry)

By on May 25, 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 that include our state’s official blue berry as the main ingredient. North Carolina is the