Every summer needs its own drink, that signature cocktail that defines a period in time. This summer, I’m mixing up a big batch of Swizzle drinks.
Hal Goodtree is the editor and publisher of CaryCitizen.com and FoodCary.com. He likes cooking, trying new restaurants and working edible plants into the garden.
Entries by Hal
Cary, NC – All the cool kids are going vegan. I know, because my picky 16 year old has suddenly decided she can’t eat anything with a face.
Cary, NC — Chicken on the grill is a Spring classic. But this recipe for Citrus Chicken on the Grill is something special.
Cary, NC — We had lunch recently at Nazara Indian Bistro. Great room, delicious food, you must go.
Cary, NC – The birds are fluttering and the green shoots are poking up from the ground. Must be time to clean off the grill and fire up a hot mess of sausages. For your culinary pleasure: 10 Types of Sausage for Spring Grilling.
We’ve updated the Supermarkets Map. Last year, we had an astonishing 39 supermarkets in and around Cary. You will be shocked at how much that number has grown in just eight months.
We’ve updated the Downtown Dining Map, adding a few new places and deleting a couple that have closed.
The news began popping up on social media around lunchtime. Belle Restaurant on Academy Street in downtown Cary had closed. A yellow legal notice was taped to the window near the front door.
Cary, NC — Here’s a recipe for a cold, icy day in Cary. It’s Minestrone, the classic Italian soup. You might already have everything you need in your pantry. And, because this is North Carolina, I’ve adapted the recipe to include everyone’s favorite food, bacon.
On a recent trip to the supermarket, my daughter and I counted 44 pumpkin products for sale. As it turned out, I had under-counted.