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Safely Prep Your Holiday Pies

It’s not a holiday meal without some sort of pie. Every family member has their favorite, but so do …

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Let Your Baked Potatoes Breathe!

Baked potatoes are an ideal side for any holiday meal. You can personalize them with endless combinations of condiments, …

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Caring for Your Christmas Tree

Once cut and taken home, Christmas trees must be properly maintained or they’ll quickly lose their luster and quality. …

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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

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