Archive for In the Kitchen

Flavor, NC: Currituck Soft Shell Crabs

Twice a month we feature local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we review episode nine of Season 3, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights soft shell crabs from Currituck County and Steamers Restaurant in Corolla.  “It wouldn’t be summer in the South without a trip to […]

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Peach ice cream is a cool treat for a hot summer day

Today is National Peach Ice Cream Day and nothing compares to the sweet taste of homemade ice cream on a hot summer’s day. With North Carolina’s peach season in full swing, it’s the perfect time to head over to your local farmers market, pick up a few fresh peaches and whip up some homemade peach […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Chef Dean Thompson

Once a month we highlight a chef and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Chef Dean Thompson of Flights in Raleigh.  Thompson was the 2013 Fire in the Triangle Champion. The Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining Series faces off two local chefs in a […]

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Red, White and Blue recipes that will add flavor to Independence Day celebrations

Headed to a Fourth of July get-together this weekend? Check out a few July Fourth-inspired and festive recipes made with fresh and local produce. More recipes, ideas and other Got to Be N.C.-inspired boards can be found on our Pinterest page www.pinterest.com/GottobeNC Watermelon Frosty serves 2 2 1/4 cups frozen watermelon cubes 1/2+ cup water […]

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Flavor, NC: Plum Granny Farm

Twice a month we feature local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we review episode eight of Season 3, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights specialty crops from Plum Granny Farm in King and garlic recipes from Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen in Greensboro. “Garlic, it’s not just for […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Fire in the Triad winner Chef Tim Thompson

Once a month we highlight a chef and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Chef Tim Thompson of Marisol in Greensboro. Thompson was highlighted last month after winning his first round in Fire in the Triad. Last week, he earned his first red chef’s jacket […]

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Flavor, NC: Vintage Bee Honey

Twice a month we highlight local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s “Flavor, NC.” This week, we review episode seven of season three, in which host Lisa Prince highlights Vintage Bee Honey from Jack Tapp’s Chapel Hill farm and Sitti Restaurant in Raleigh. Ancient Greeks and Romans called honey the food […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Egg Recipe Roundup

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. Featured this month are recipes made with fresh N.C. eggs. According to the N.C. Egg Association, North Carolinians consume about 2 billion eggs each year. […]

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Photos from the Field: It’s Strawberry Time!

May is prime time for fresh N.C. strawberries. To celebrate the season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Strawberry Association partnered to highlight local strawberries in grocery stores and commissaries statewide. The promotion included special signage and recipe cards in the produce sections of Lowes Foods, Ingles and Piggly Wiggly […]

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Flavor, NC: Cobblestone Farmers Market

Twice a month we highlight local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s “Flavor, NC.” This week, we review episode six of Season three, in which host Lisa Prince highlights Cobblestone Farmers Market in Old Salem and the Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen and Bar in Winston-Salem. The Cobblestone Farmers Market has about […]

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