Summer Recipes: Citrus Chili Tequila NC Shrimp

Cary, NC – While science has yet to find a cure for the Summertime Blues, there are several preventative methods you can take during the Summer to have fun. One of those is cooking and eating food with friends and family. CaryCitizen is reaching out to local restaurants and chefs to get their Summertime recipes, so before you plan your next get-together or just a fun night at home, check out our recipes! Read more

Recipe: Vegan on the Grill

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. Read more

Recipe: Citrus Chicken on the Grill

Cary, NC — Chicken on the grill is a Spring classic. But this recipe for Citrus Chicken on the Grill is something special. Read more

Top 10 Sausages for Spring Grilling

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. Read more

Recipe: NC Barbecue, Your Way

Cary, NC — Matt Young, a featured Food Cary contributor, shares his entire step-by-step process for preparing, smoking and serving eastern NC-style barbecue. Read more

Recipe: Gooey Chocolate Chip Cake Bars

Cary, NC — There are a whole lot of chocolate chip cookie-lovers out there, and many of them – like me – prefer their cookies to be soft and gooey. That’s why I use this recipe – which includes cake mix – as an occasional alternative to your classic cookie. Read more

Recipe: Lemon Bars

Cary, NC — These delicious lemon bars are an unexpected dessert that will impress people at parties, dinners, get-togethers – you name it. They look and taste like something you’d find at a bakery, but, in reality, they’re so simple and easy to make.  Read more

Recipe: King Cake for Mardi Gras

Cary, NC — I hadn’t heard of the King Cake, a Mardi Gras tradition in New Orelans, until about a month ago. Right away, though, I was intrigued, and who could blame me? A King Cake is sparkly and colorful and comes with a baby baked inside. As a curious person, I had to experience this for myself (and by that I mean bake one). Read more

Super Bowl Recipes for Panthers Fans

Cary, NC — The Carolina Panthers are in the Super Bowl, and, without a doubt, area fans will be celebrating Sunday night with themed snacks and parties. I did some research to find easy, tasty Panthers-themed party recipes for loyal fans. Read more

Recipe: Minestrone Soup (with Bacon)

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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. Read more