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Best ground steak?

Ask three people in Mount Airy where to get the best ground steak sandwich, and you’ll get three different answers, according to Troy Combs, a Mount Airy resident whose personal preference is Speedy Chef. The […]

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Hospital Bake-Off results in tie

Northern Hospital of Surry County continued its tradition of semi-annual cooking competitions recently with an “All Things Fruity Bake-Off.” “It’s everything fruity,” said Ashly Lancaster, director of marketing and communications for Northern. “Some kind of […]

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Sour and salty like her soul

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Niki Farrington is quietly building a pickle empire from a large commercial kitchen she leases at The Pilot Center. Farrington’s namesake pickled delicacies, “Niki’s Pickles,” have been gaining traction with local and […]

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Why not butternut?

Move over pumpkin spice. There’s a new squash in town and it’s name is butternut. The juggernaut of ‘pumpkin spice everything’ has commandeered autumn for years now but it is doing the pumpkin no favors. […]