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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

Recipes: Homemade Christmas Candy

Homemade Christmas Candy

Cary, NC — Like every family, mine has changed and evolved throughout the years–along with many of our Christmas traditions. However, each and every year, we always enjoy making homemade Christmas candy for friends and loved ones.  Read more

Recipe: Chocolate Marshmallow Pops

Photo and recipe by Lynette McEvoy

Photo and recipe by Lynette McEvoy

Cary, NC — Check out this recipe for Chocolate Marshmallow Pops. It’s inexpensive, easy and perfect for giving out to friends, colleagues or teachers. Read more

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie

pumpkin pie recipe

Cary, NC – Just in time for Halloween, here’s a recipe for fresh, homemade pumpkin pie. Read more

Recipe: My Grandma’s 1920’s Strawberry Whips

Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC-  I recently flew back to my mother’s house in Eugene, Oregon to prepare her home for sale. Several intriguing pieces of memorabilia turned up, and one of them was my Grandmother’s recipe book.

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Passover Recipe: Chocolate Covered Matzoh

Story by Leslie Huffman, first published on April 14, 2011. photo by Emilie Hardman.

Cary, NC – Passover is one of my favorite holidays. It has a great story, and is full of wonderful traditions and like most good holidays – a major part of it is “about the food”. Read more