Ribbon-winning desserts for Thanksgiving

Cooks come from all over to to compete in the N.C. State Fair Special Cooking Contests held in the education building during the fair. Hundreds of cooks and some pretty creative recipes compete during the 11-days of contests for ribbons, bragging rights and a chance at a portion of the more than $4,000 in prize money. Since Thanksgiving is coming up this Thursday, we thought it’s the perfect time to share two ribbon-winning desserts from this year’s fair that feature some of North Carolina’s favorite fall produce. To get Best of Show pies at home, use fresh, locally grown ingredients….

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