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Making Local, Homemade Pickles

Cary, NC — My family and I love pickles. Maybe it’s my husband’s Eastern European background or my Danish-German heritage, but there is something about a sour, garlicky snappy pickle that I just love. Read more

Capri Flavors, Cary’s Italian Market

Cary, NC — I was speaking with a friend who’s lived in Cary for many years and we landed on one of my favorite topics, Italian food. It’s my go-to cuisine for a romantic dinner on the town or for homemade recipes with flavors that are deeply rooted in tradition.

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Tried & True: Corn on the Grill

Cary, NC — With daily video calls as the new norm, the publisher of Food Cary and I have gotten into a habit of ending our meetings with the same question — what’s for dinner?

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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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Navigating Cary’s Food Truck Scene

Cary, NC — To help limit grocery store trips and to also support local business, I’ve enjoyed designating a day of the week to order a take-out dinner, often from Cary’s food truck scene.

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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

Staying Busy: My COVID-19 Garden

Cary, NC – Since I’m stuck in the house 24/7 (mostly), I decided to grow an early spring kitchen garden in an few pots and planters.

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Top 5 Pizza Places in Cary, NC

Cary, NC — Pizza is one of those foods that bonds together with our memories. It’s the food that’s shared at a childhood birthday party, it’s the comfort food that makes a rough day better and it’s an expression of a family’s heritage. Whether it’s New York-style, a Chicago deep-dish or a secret Italian family delicacy, pizza tells a story.

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Guide to Bakeries in Cary

Cary, NC — Our team previously put together guides to Cary’s coffee shops and breakfast & brunch spots. Today, the spotlight shifts to a different chapter of the same book — bakeries.

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