Summertime Fave: Tilapia Tacos

Cary, NC — My kitchen and I have had plenty of bonding time during these last few months of “quarantine cooking”.

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Recipe: Apple Crumb Pie

Cary, NC — Yes, I’ve caught the baking bug, just like many of you during this time at home.

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Refreshing Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Cary, NC — We grow a lot of herbs every spring and summer in raised planters on our deck, and we’re always looking for ways to use them. Read more

An Elevated Green Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

Cary, NC — My husband loves to grow his own lettuce. The only problem is that all of a sudden in early April we have more than we can handle. By early may the temps get so hot it all bolts, season over.

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Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake

Cary, NC — As the weeks stretch into months of staying home, we found some fun in picking fresh strawberries at DJ’s Berry Patch, located nearby in Apex off of Davis Drive. When you buy them this fresh, they need to be eaten quickly, and our favorite choice is strawberry shortcake. Read more

Stay Home and Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cary, NC — With the Governor’s Stay-at-Home order in place for a month now, I am starting to break out the baking pans about every 2-3 days.

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Baking Banana Bread from Scratch

Cary, NC — With the stay-at-home orders recently enacted, like many of you, we have been heading into the kitchen and baking more than ever before. This week, during a lunch break, I decided to look in the pantry and see what I could come up with from ingredients already on hand. The answer: banana bread. Read more

Immune System Boosting Smoothies

Cary, NC — Something I’ve noticed in this new day and age of Covid-19 quarantine is that grocery stores may be low on toilet paper and hand sanitizer, but they are consistently keeping their fruit and vegetable sections stocked, both fresh and frozen.
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Recipe: Parmesan and Herb Crusted Salmon with Roasted Broccoli

Cary, NC — This recipe has become the one I’m known for. It all started just over two years ago when I had invited over the woman I was dating for our first meal at my place. I knew it needed to be something fresh, something healthy, something impressive — but also something that I couldn’t screw up.

I had spent hours diving into blog posts and trying to find the perfect dinner, and as luck would have it, I did. I still make it regularly for both of us more than two years since that night. Now I’m not saying this is the magic food of romance, but hey, worth a shot!

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