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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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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

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

Milk Lab Experiments with Ice Cream and Tea

Cary, NC – Rolled ice cream and boba milk tea are growing trends in America borrowed from East Asia, but a new store in Cary is making these treats with natural ingredients while constantly experimenting with new flavors and recipes. Read more

Chocolate Smiles Prepares for Big Valentine’s Rush

Cary, NC – According to Melanie Williams, owner of Chocolate Smiles in Downtown Cary, there are four major chocolate holidays. Valentine’s Day is one of those days and with the holiday around the corner, the chocolate store is preparing for another surge in customers. Read more

Happycakes Brings Award-Winning Baking to Cary

Cary, NC – Already popular in Morehead City for their fresh quality, Happycakes Cupcakery now has a Cary location to let Cary residents try the cupcakes that won them a nationally televised baking competition. Read more

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