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Whip It Up Wednesday

Spaghetti and Spinach Pesto This pesto spaghetti dish is made with spinach for a unique spin on a classic. It …

Whip It Up Wednesday...

OVEN FRIED CHICKEN No greasy mess to clean up with this chicken! Yes! Chicken provides under-consumed vitamins and minerals and can …

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Whip It Up Wednesday...

Crunch Berry Parfait As Vance & Warren Counties Cooperative Extension collaborates to “Unwind your Mind” beginning in the month of …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken Better than take-out…it’s finger-licking good! Bring the flavor of both sweet and spicy from the oven to …

Cover photo for Small Farms Week Food Drive

Small Farms Week Food Drive

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center in association with N. C. A&T State University is hosting a …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

Savory Oatmeal with Egg Breakfast will never be the same. January is Oatmeal Month! Oats are such a great ingredient to …

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Whip It Up Wednesday...

Quiche with a Self-Forming Crust A quick, nourishing, and satisfying meal that can be eaten warm, room temperature, or even …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Graham Cracker crumbs are rich in B vitamins and dietary fiber. They are a much better way …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs Skewers of tender juicy chicken and fresh colorful vegetables are all-time favorable because they are delicious, …

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Handcrafted Holiday Market

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without the Handcrafted Holiday Market! Crafters have been hard at work making awesome …

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