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Need something to make for your 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies party?  Here are a few suggestions from former Olympians and a few recipes to get you in the spirit. Crabmeat Canapes from Tarheels cooking for Ronald’s kids. Beat the Clock Chicken Pot Pie from Hornets homecooking : favorite family recipes from the Charlotte Hornets players, coaches, staff and […]

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The two inches of snow that blanketed Chapel Hill Tuesday night is still holding on out there so sit back, wrap up in a warm blanket, and grab a mug. Old Fashioned Hot Cocoa from Just like Grandma used to make. Thick Hot Cocoa from Mountain country cooking : a gathering of the best recipes from the […]

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Hurray for National Pie Day! Pie in the Sky from AsheVittles : favorite recipes from Asheville, North Carolina. Sunrise Cherry Pie from What’s cookin’? in 1822. Apple Pie in a Bag from The clock watcher’s cook book. Mince Whip Pie from Carolina cuisine : a collections of recipes. In-Your-Face-Disgrace Pie from Hornets homecooking : favorite […]

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Hot and Spicy Mexican Dip from Mountain elegance : a collection of favorite recipes. Fried Okra with Indian Spices and Hot Tomato Relish from Cooking in the moment : a year of seasonal recipes. Hot Curried Fruit from Good eatin’ from Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, Durham, North Carolina. 5-Spice Chicken from Mario tailgates NASCAR style. Spicy Toasted Pecans from The Outer Banks cookbook : […]

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Waking up to 9 degree weather is not something we North Carolinians understand, but we do know the best way to combat this Polar Vortex.  Time to get out those crock-pots and dutch ovens.  Soup and chili, it’s what’s for dinner. Winter Warmup Meal from Buffet Benny’s family cookbook : recipes, stories & poems from the Appalachian […]

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There’s a national food day for everything.  This is definitely in the top 10 favorite list. Frances Chocolate Logs from Peace cookbook. Chocolate Balls from Carolina cuisine : a collections of recipes. Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crackers from Company’s coming : a recipe collection from North Carolinians who enjoy company coming. Grandma’s 13-Layer Chocolate Cake […]

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Today is the 80th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment and with it the repeal of Prohibition.  We say alcohol’s not just for drinking. The Lamp Lighter’s Tartufi from Best of the best from North Carolina : selected recipes from North Carolina’s favorite cookbooks. Scotch Steak from Mountain elegance : a collection of […]

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Turkey-In-The-Bag from Soup to nuts : a cook book of recipes contributed by housewives and husbands of Alamance County and other sections of state and country. Onion-Braised Overnight Brisket from Cooking in the moment : a year of seasonal recipes. Baked Macaroni with Cheese from Supper’s at six and we’re not waiting! Challah from Pass […]

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Cold weather has finally settled on the Tar Heel State.  Combat the cold and warm up with some soup. From Favorite recipes of the Lower Cape Fear. “Chuck Wagon” Corn Chowder from A Taste of the old and the new. Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup from Well, shut my mouth! : the Sweet Potatoes Restaurant cookbook. […]

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One thing you cannot escape when perusing the cookbook collection is the power of gelatin and a good mold pan.  With this power duo, there’s not much in this world you can’t turn into a mold. Broccoli Mold from The Charlotte cookbook. Molded Seafood Salad from High Hampton hospitality. Molded Kidney Bean Salad from What’s […]

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