The NC Pork Council was back at the NC State Fair again this year with the Tar Heel Pork Challenge. We were proud to have 18 tasty tailgate recipes to judge, and are excited to announce the winners below. Be sure to try the recipes for your next tailgate, game day party, or holiday get together!

1st Place: Jalapeño WhoppersBilly Narron of Middlesex, NC



2nd Place: Bacon and Beer Caramel Popcorn CrunchJulia Truelove of Raleigh, NC


3rd Place: Piggy Twirls on a Stick 
Gail Fuller of Raleigh, NC