Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Field and Family Vol. 2 Issue 4, Winter 2015
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Since 1924, Butterfields Candy Co. in Nashville, North Carolina has produced old-fashioned hard candies called “Buds.” The candies received national attention in 2007 when celebrity chef Rachael Rey featured them on her show. Since then, the company has revamped the production process and rebranded the business, now turning out 100,000 candies each week.
Very few gristmills still operate in North Carolina today, but they were once very important to communities. Some mills still produce flour and corn meal today for the customers who prefer locally grown and ground material. The article highlights the history of two North Carolina mills: the Old Mill of Guilford and the Lakeside Mills.
Collards are a popular southern dish and have risen in popularity more recently. Kinston chef Vivian Howard and North Carolina farmers Lloyd Lewis, Howard McAdams, and Louis Nixon discuss their cooking and farming experience with collards in North Carolina.