Food For the Birds: Bird Seed Wreath

Cary, NC – We usually write about food for human consumption, but this post is about making some food available outside for our feathered friends. But while you’re at it, this is a lovely addition to your yard and can even be considered festive. Read more

Peppermint Bark Makes a Great Holiday Gift

Cary, NC – If you are like me, there are many people on your gift list. You need something small for impromptu gatherings, a client visit or a hostess gift. Homemade peppermint bark is easy to make and looks great in a pretty holiday tin or gift bag. Read more

Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies In and Around Cary

Cary, NC – As a well-known treat, chocolate chip cookies allow for a infinite amount of refreshment, reinvention and refinement. With that, here are some places in and around Cary that are putting their stamp on the age-old treat!

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A Look at Himalayan Nepali Cuisine in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – One of the greatest things about Cary, and most surprising to me when I moved here from Southern California 10 years ago, is the prevalence of ethnic cuisine. When I arrived in NC, I was under the mistaken presumption that I would be awash in burger franchises, fried chicken done 1,000 different ways and maybe some chain pizza. To my delight, I discovered East Chatham not long after we arrived. Read more

Recipes: Ideas for Holiday Cocktails This Season

Cary, NC – The holidays hopefully mean getting to spend more time with friends and family, which can include a social drink. Instead of your typical glass of wine or bottle of beer, try mixing things up this year with our ideas for holiday cocktails. Read more

Don’t Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey In A Microwave

Cary, NC – Every year, there are news stories about the dangers of improperly deep frying Thanksgiving turkeys. Now a new possible trend of cooking the festive bird in a microwave has popped up, to which we say: don’t. Read more

Cary Student Wins Two Cooking Competitions at 2018 State Fair

Cary, NC – Back in 2017, we reported on Cary student Grace Brescia who won first place in King Arthur Flour Baking Contest at the NC State Fair. This year, not only did Brescia win first place in the content’s youth division again but she also took home the blue ribbon in the Great American SPAM Championship. Read more

Honeysuckle Gelato Set to Open in Fenton Development

Cary, NC – Honeysuckle Gelato is a growing brand and dessert across the Southeast and now Cary will get to interact with Honeysuckle directly as they open a store at the Fenton development with plans for small batch gelato and rotating, seasonal flavors. Read more

Triangle Oktoberfest Brings German Food, Music and Beer for a Good Cause

Cary, NC – For the fifth year, Cary is home to one of the country’s biggest Oktoberfest with authentic food and beer from Germany with a goal to raise $100,000 for charity. Read more

Cary Chocolatier Wins Top Award in International Competition

Cary, NC – Grace Stocker of Chocolat Grace LLC won the International Rising Star Award in 2017 when she first participated in the Academy of Chocolate‘s (AoC) award ceremony. This year, she returned to competition and took home the Golden Bonbon Award, establishing her as one of the world’s top chocolate makers. Read more