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North Carolina

A Guide to Barbecue Sauces of the Carolinas

We love all regional barbecue variations and have explored the United States of Sauce in general, but Carolina BBQ sauce styles deserve an even closer look. While innovation and cross-pollination have...
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Seed sales at all time high

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

This news report is from North Carolina, but I'm hearing the same in California. Demand for seed has increased, prices are climbing and there will be shortages in the spring. So plan ahead and b...

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Intrigued by this coverage of Lee's One Fortune Farm, Hmong refugee farmers in Western North Carolina growing rice varieties native to the highlands of Laos. They sell at the local farmers market. ...

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A Couple of Shout-Outs

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by Guilty Gourmand 4 months ago

The Southeast board has been pretty dead which I've chalked up to our collective inability to dine, explore, or try new things but maybe also partially out of fear (or respect) for publicly comment...

Chinese and Low Country Boil Restaurn in Durham

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by burgeoningfoodie 1 month ago

I can't imagine this place being good or a destination to a lot of people... but it does exist.. https://www.crabsea.com/

BBQ in NC and Georgia near I-95??

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by erica 2 months ago

Every year I begin one of these thread and this year is it more complicated due to the virus when many places have cut house or even closed. No more of my favor route, via Ches Bridge Tunnel. Thi...

"Chowhound, A Red Ventures Company"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Noticed the footer change to now state, "Chowhound, A Red Ventures Company". On September 14, the sale of CNET Media Group by ViacomCBS to Red Ventures was announced. https://techcrunch.com/202...

Outer Banks recommendations and places en route (Hwy 64 corridor)

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by burgeoningfoodie 4 months ago

Family has decided to take an extended weekend to the Outer Banks (mostly the Kitty Hawk/Nags Head/Kill Devil Hills region) and am in search of some recommendations amidst the over price garbage th...

My burger drought, 3 favorite experiences ending at The Royal James

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by Torpedo 7 months ago

I gave up eating beef many years ago, but I still crave a great hamburger and a side of fries. I admitted to friends that I would only eat a beef burger again in only 3 places. One of those b...

Make your own Krispy Kreme face shield

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Andy Clockwise shows you how you can make your very own Krispy Kreme face shield using just the lid from a 12 box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, some sticky tape and a pair of scissors."

Grow sourdough and contribute to science

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Forwarded from the University of California Cooperative Extension: "The Dunn lab at NC State wants YOUR help with an enormous study they're conducting to understand how geography and flour type ...

Luna Rotisserie - Carrboro

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by Rory 7 months ago

Popped in today for an early dinner; it was delightful eating out! They've an outside patio but they're doing social distancing at the tables and all servers have masks so no worries...There was a ...

Any recommendations for a CSA near Chapel Hill, NC?

LulusMom
by LulusMom 9 months ago

Given the current situation, it seems like a good time to join a CSA. I'm looking for recommendations. I'm hoping to get information on how often you get your box; whether you can pick some items i...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

Krispy Kreme: Be Sweet Saturdays

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"Get a FREE Original Glazed dozen to share when you buy one or more full price Original Glazed Dozens. . . Every Saturday during this time, Krispy Kreme will add a free dozen Original Glazed Doughn...

COPA Durham

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by ksbee 9 months ago

Just wanted to give a shout out to a local place during this time of pick-up/delivery only. TakeOut Central just added COPA to their Durham delivery zone. It is one of the restaurants I have been m...

Corned Ham?

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by erica 10 months ago

I'd not heard of this before but it sounds scrumptious! When I finally can leave Florida on the drive to NYC, any ideas where to buy that are not too far off I-95, closed than Carrboro? Anyone kno...

Restaurants serving carry-out food in the Triangle during Coronavirus

LulusMom
by LulusMom 10 months ago

Those of us on this board love our restaurants. We can help them out now by getting carry-out, or buying gift certificates. Let's use this thread to let others know which places are open and servin...

Carrboro Food Hub

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by Rory 10 months ago

this is a fantastic local initiative to support farmers, restaurants: "Pick up fresh produce, quality meats, and prepared meals three times a week in the heart of Carrboro. Feed your family while...

Passion flower/fruit

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by ae31860 1 year ago

I am live in North Carolina, in the southeast of the foothills. I love passion fruit. However, getting it in the store is expensive and it is very hard to find. So, I began to wonder if I could gro...