What I Made from the Downtown Cary Farmers Market

Cary, NC – Fall is one of my favorite times of year to hit the Downtown Cary Farmers Market on Saturday. It’s fun to let the market guide what I make that weekend. This past weekend I was craving Thai food, and as always, the market provided me with plenty of inspiration to make the laziest, tastiest Coconut Eggplant Soup over Jasmine Rice. Yum! Read more

Cary’s First Ferment Fest Shares the Joys of Fermented Foods and Drinks

Cary, NC – Humans have been fermenting their foods and drinks for more than 10,000 years, but today, few people try to do it on their own. A new festival in Cary is celebrating fermented foods while also teaching people how they can create it at home. Read more

Lobster Fest Returns to Cary in October 2019

Cary, NC – The first Saturday in October has come to mean only one thing to a church community in Cary and its growing legion of lobster-loving friends. For the 13th consecutive year, St Paul’s Episcopal Church at 221 Union St. is throwing its doors open for its annual Lobster Fest from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Read more

Cary Non-Profit Café Providing Job Opportunities to Citizens with Disabilities

Cary, NC – For a person with a disability, finding job opportunities or finding a supportive work environment can be difficult. But a café and bakery opening in Cary in 2020 is aiming to do just that, with jobs and workplace development for people with a variety of disabilities. Read more

Crosstown Pub Owners Opening New Downtown Breakfast Restaurant

Cary, NC – Downtown Cary is getting a new restaurant, dedicated to breakfast, as the owners of Crosstown Pub and Grill open Daybreak next door to their current store. Read more

Triangle’s First Shake Shack Opens with Huge Crowds

Cary, NC – The Triangle’s first Shake Shack restaurant opened in Cary’s Waverly Place this week, bringing out big crowds that filled the shopping center. Read more

Homemade Ice Cream- No Cranking Required

Cary, NC – I’ve always wanted to make my own ice cream. I admit ice cream is my absolute, number one favorite dessert. I’m the birthday girl that prefers a Carvel ice cream cake to anything with buttercream icing. So when I heard that it was possible to make my own homemade ice cream that doesn’t require a machine and a gallon of rock salt, I was all over that idea.

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Meal Planning 101

Cary, NC – We get it. Everyone leads very busy lives these days. But that doesn’t mean you have to eat your meals based on the drive-thru menu at Chick-Fil-A. With a little planning, you will spend less, waste less, and eat healthier. Here’s our primer on Meal Planning 101.

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Recipe: Shrimp Tacos with Homemade Guacamole and Pico de Gallo

Cary, NC – Ever since our kids flew the coop, my husband and I have been enjoying making food that we like and eating at all kinds of crazy hours, many times as late as 9 PM. One of our recent late-night summer meals was a dinner of Shrimp Tacos with homemade guacamole and pico de gallo. Fresh and spicy and perfect for our overheated summer here in Cary, NC.

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Cary’s Anjappar Restaurant Expanding, Celebrating Anniversary

Cary, NC – Anjappar Chettinad Restaurant has only been in Cary for a year but they have already expanded with more seating, a private dining space and a special authentic Southern Indian dining experience to celebrate their anniversary.

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