The New York Times tried to evoke something of the cultures and traditions of each state in the Union with a Thanksgiving recipe section. Some of the negative reader reaction misses the point: Family recipes should be shared, along with the stories that make them special. Join the conversation and share your stories on Facebook.Read More...
By Lora Smith
A new reality TV show explores Eastern North Carolina foodways, culture and even community development through the eyes of a local chef and her husband. It’s a welcome exception to television’s usual outlandish depiction of rural life.