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Chicken Liver Mousse
Dec. 17, 2014
This week’s Nose-to-Tailgate recipe is a delicious, luxuriant dish to class-up any menu, whether you served as part of a holiday spread or shared from your seat in the bleachers.

The Origins of Chocolate
Dec. 12, 2014
Let’s dig beyond the sweetness of bars and candies and focus on chocolate itself. Do you know its history and where it originates? Join us in navigating the world of chocolate!


Vargas Farm
Felix Vargas came to North Carolina as a teenage migrant worker. 30 years later, he is a U.S. citizen and runs his own farming operation. Vargas Farms grows a…
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Tater Tots and Headcheese: Joe Kwon’s Supper Club
Rockstar cellist Joe Kwon is serious about family, friends, headcheese, and as of late, tater tots. When not on the road with the Avett Brothers, Joe spends…
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Col. Bill Newsom's Aged Kentucky Country Ham
Nancy Newsom Mahaffey, known far and wide as The Ham Lady, is one of the few women who dry-cures pork. Her family has been curing ham in the town of Princeton,…
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