Authentic North Carolina Recipes to Make at Your OBX Rental

Get a taste for some authentic Southern cuisine from your Outer Banks rental at Atlantic Realty. While dining out at restaurants is a great way to immerse yourself in the community and taste some local treats, sometimes it can be a bit of a hassle. Take advantage of our Outer Banks vacation rental’s full- equipped kitchens, pick up a few groceries, and try your hand at some delicious North Carolina recipes.

Cooking with the family

Carolina Shrimp & Cheddar Grits

Grits are essential to Southern cuisine. Put this Carolinian spin on a traditional grits recipe, and have yourself a scrumptious lunch or dinner. Throw your ingredients into a slow cooker and stir every 45 minutes or so for a couple of hours. This North Carolina recipe is perfect for an early evening of lounging around your Outer Banks house rental. 

Carolina Style Hot Dog

Take your hot dog game to the next level. In addition to grilling up some beefy franks, make your slaw and quick chili mix. While the Carlina Style Hot Dog recipe involves a few extra steps, the delicious results are worth it. 

North Carolina Cheerwine Soda BBQ Chicken

Flavor your BBQ chicken with a Carolina Cheerwine soda. Sip on a crisp beer while the chicken sizzles on the grill, and breathe in the refreshing ocean air. Serve this savory North Carolina recipe with a side of coleslaw and biscuits.

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

We can’t put together a list of North Carolina recipes and not mention buttermilk biscuits. Serve as a side, with honey butter for breakfast, or keep some around for snacks. You can never go wrong with a traditional Southern Buttermilk Biscuit. 

Grilled Peach Sundaes 

Indulge in the sweeter side of life with a Grilled Peach Sundae. Grill some sweet, southern peaches, assemble a tasty crumble, and serve with a side of ice cream in a crunchy waffle bowl. You’re sure to sate your sweet tooth at our North Carolina rental with this simple dessert recipe. 

Make Yourself at Home at Our Outer Banks Beach Rentals

Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery, a place to spend the holidays, or a well-deserved vacation, Atlantic Realty has precisely what you need. Choose the perfect vacation home for your needs from our expansive selection of rentals and sweeten the deal with our exclusive specials. To learn more about our excellent rental offerings, please give us a call at 877-858-4795.

Oysters 101

It’s Winter Holiday time; a time for family, friends, and oysters!

Oysters are the traditional winter holiday meal for the Outer banks whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years. Outer Bankers will eat oysters for any reason, and that’s good since they’re so good for you.

Here are some more facts you probably didn’t know about oysters: