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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

Christmas Recipes: Trash, Turtles & Cheese Crackers

Christmas Candy

Cary, NC — Each Christmas, I make batches of Christmas goodies to give out to friends, family, neighbors, coworkers – anyone, really! It’s an easy way to show people you’re thinking about them. This year, I made three tasty, but easy, recipes to share with you. Read more

Thanksgiving Recipes: Pumpkin Roll & More

pumpkin roll

Cary, NC — Over the years, we’ve published some pretty delicious Thanksgiving recipes on CaryCitizen. This year, we’ll highlight some of our best side dishes, desserts and turkey recipes and share one new recipe that’s sure to make your dinner guests happy. Read more

Recipe: Doctor Bird Cake

Doctor Bird Cake

Cary, NC — When I found a recipe for Doctor Bird Cake in my family’s old recipe book, I knew there had to be a story behind the name. Sure enough, there is! Read more

Recipe: German Peach Pudding

Peach Pudding

Cary, NC — This delicious German Peach Pudding isn’t really pudding–I think of it as a simpler version of cobbler. With peaches and just a few ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, you can whip this up and serve it warm all in less than an hour. Read more

Recipe: Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie

Cary, NC — I’ve been making strawberry pie for years now. The reason why is quite the story. Read more

Recipes: Irish Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Treats

Cary, NC — Want to have a little Irish celebration at home on St. Patrick’s Day? Try these two festive recipes to makes Tuesday’s dinner a little sweeter. Read more

Recipes: Snow Cream (For Next Time)

Snow cream

Cary, NC — Have you ever made snow cream? Many Cary residents (especially those from the north) haven’t heard of the delicious ice cream-like treat. This week’s snow wasn’t favorable for snow cream-making but, next time it snows, have this recipe ready. Trust me, you’ll want to try it. Read more