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Recipe: Pecan Pie Muffins

By on November 15, 2018

Need a last-minute dessert to bring to your family Thanksgiving dinner? Celebrate Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays with this quick and easy twist on Pecan Pie that all your friends and family are sure to love. Pecans are a staple

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: North Carolina nuts

By on March 1, 2018

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month’s recipes feature North Carolina’s favorite nuts – pecans and peanuts.  North Carolina produced 342 million pounds of peanut in

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.

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 18-22

By on November 24, 2017

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “There’s a good chance your Thanksgiving turkey was raised on a North Carolina farm,” The

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

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

Tar Heel Kitchen: Fudgy Nut Pie

By on December 15, 2016

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

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: 10 Years of Local Dish

By on December 1, 2016

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa featuring family recipes for fall weather. This month, Local Dish celebrated 10 years on WRAL-TV. More

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 5-11

By on November 11, 2016

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Myths and facts about U.S. hemp farming today,” Southeast Farm Press: Commercial hemp production faded,

N.C. State Fair Recipe: ‘Hidden Treasures’ Pecan Bars

By on October 20, 2016

This week the N.C. Pecan Association held a recipe contest at the N.C. State Fair. Carol Brown of Mebane placed first and earned $125 for her “Hidden Treasures” Pecan Bars. Contestants could enter any breakfast, brunch, lunch, snack, dinner or