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Recipe: Mocha Biscotti with Nuts and Espresso Drizzle

Cary, NC – The coffee craze has hit the South with so many Northerners and Pacific Coasters joining our towns. And who doesn’t love a little something sweet to go with an excellent pour-over or Cappucino? Here’s an easy recipe for biscotti that we made recently; simple ingredients and cooking methods, and you don’t have to be from Italy to make them. Read more

Key Lime Cheesecake, In Time For Spring

Cary, NC – Who loves cheesecake? We do, and our good friend Jane made this one for a St Patrick’s Day dinner, but really it’s great for Spring or Summer. The fresh zing of lime coupled with creamy cheesecake is a great combination. And being Italian and from New York, we just know she knows her way around a good cheesecake recipe. This one won’t disappoint and she swears it’s easy to make. Read more

Popular NC State Ice Cream Now Available in Cary Stores

Cary, NC – For close to 70 years, North Carolina State University’s Howling Cow ice cream has been popular, but available in limited locations. Now, shoppers in Cary will be able to buy the local brand in their own grocery stores as Harris Teeter now carries Howling Cow. Read more

Taste Desserts Brings Southern Bakery to Cary

Cary, NC – Taking influences from across the South as well as New York, Taste Desserts is a new bakery in Cary that promises Southern hospitality and unique flavors and tastes. 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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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