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Cary-Based Andia’s Wins Second-Place in National Ice Cream Competition

Cary, NC – In their first entry into the largest national competition for ice cream makers, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cary finished with the second-highest score of any entrants, earning this honor the same year they opened their first physical store. Read more

Cary Student Wins First Place at State Fair Cooking Competition

Cary, NC – While the North Carolina State Fair is famed for its giant turkey legs and deep frying anything that is edible, it also features cooking competitions for delicately crafted desserts. This year, in the youth competition, a student from Cary took home the blue ribbon as she won first place. Read more

Cary Chocolatier Wins International Awards

Cary, NC – Chocolate is a popular treat across the country but one Cary chocolatier has taken that interest to a new level, creating filled chocolates and winning several top awards from the Academy of Chocolate, including the International Rising Star Award. Read more

Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream Opens in Cary

Cary, NC – Already well known for their ice cream catering, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream are now open with their first physical store in Cary, treating people to their unique and carefully made ice cream. Read more

Locally Sourced Ice Cream Coming to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – With the growth of Downtown Cary, there are places to walk and get lunch, grab a beer, see a movie, and soon, get ice cream made from local ingredients.

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Specialty Stores: Mithai Indian Café

Cary, NC – For people with specific dietary needs, it can be difficult finding stores that cater to their needs, especially when it comes to dessert. But at Mithai Indian Café in Cary, traditional Indian recipes help make the desserts as clean and natural as possible. Read more

French Bakery Opens in Cary

Cary, NC – For years, the only French bakery in town was La Farm. Now, a new bakery with more than 10 years of history in the Triangle has relocated to Cary. 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