Recipe: Lamb Chops on the Grill for Mother’s Day


Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Alexandra Moss.

Cary, NC – Here’s an easy recipe for lamb chops on the grill that will make Mom (or the mother of your children) say “he’s thinking outside the box.” Read more

Recipe: Corned Beef and Cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day


Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Jeffrey W.

Cary, NC – Corned beef and cabbage is a staple of American fare for St. Patrick’s Day. Here are two recipes to celebrate the day. Read more

Recipe: Homemade Fishcakes

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Alpha.

Cary, NC – I don’t know where I learned this recipe for homemade fishcakes, but it’s easy, low fat, high in protein and fish oils and positively delicious. Perfect for a summer evening. Read more

Recipe: Homemade Pastrami

Story by Jim McGrody, Director of Culinary Services at Rex Hospital. Photo by Hal Goodtree from Pastrami King on 23rd Street in Manhattan.

Cary, NC – I am kind of a sandwich snob. I love complex flavors, high quality meats and cheeses and, of course, the bread has to be perfect. Read more

Easter Recipe: Roasted Leg of Lamb

Story by Leslie Huffman, first published on 4/19/2011. Photo by Alicia, the Kitchen Wench.

Cary, NC – Lamb is a classic entree for the Easter table. The custom of eating lamb at important religious feasts goes back thousands of years, spanning many cultures and religions. Here is an easy and delicious way to serve lamb for your Easter table. Read more

Recipe: Traditional Irish Stew for St. Patrick’s Day

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Gloria Cabada-Leman.

Cary, NC – St. Patrick’s Day is coming up this weekend and we’ve already talked about Irish Beer. But what makes a stew Irish? Read more

Food: Olé Mole!

Recipe by Jim McGrody, Director of Food and Nutrition at Rex Hospital. Photo by Jason Hamner.

Cary, NC – Last time I wrote for CaryCitizen I believe I was sitting by the pool smoking a beef brisket or some other type of meat.

Well, the pool is closed up, the smoker is put away and the holidays are coming way too fast.

I wanted to come up with a holiday recipe to share and I thought about all the turkeys, beef wellingtons, carved prime rib, beef tenderloins, stuffed pork loins that I had cooked over the years. They all seemed so boring and uneventful. Read more

Recipe: Taco Casserole, a Winner Dinner

Recipe by Lindsey Chester. Photo by J. Pellgen.

Cary, NC- If you’re like me, you are always on the hunt for a dinner that everyone in your household will eat, is easy to prepare, and can be easy on the wallet. This is especially true during the holidays. My Taco Casserole is one of those winner dinners.  Read more

More for the Southern-Latino Table: Chicken and Muscadines

Recipe by Sandra Gutierrez. Story edited by Matthew Young. Photo by James Lee.

Cary, NC –  Cary author and food legend Sandra Gutierrez shares another delicious recipe with CaryCitizen readers using our own indigenous Muscadine grape from her soon-to-be-released book. If you want , why not try this with a local Chardonnay? Read more

Chicken Breast Supremes and Black Hat Chefs

Cary, NC – In this story, Chef Jim McGrody, Director of Culinary and Nutrition Services at Rex Hospital, shares a recipe for Chicken Supremes and explains about Black Hat Chefs. Photo by John Herschell. Read more