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3 Cocktails to Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Table

Cary, NC — Thanksgiving will look different for many this year, but one thing that won’t change for my household is the tradition of a fancy, festive cocktail to cap off the night.

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10 Timeless Thanksgiving Recipes

Cary, NC — Over the years, CaryCitizen and FoodCary have put together a collection of easy, unique and all-out delicious recipes to keep things fresh and festive each Thanksgiving.

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Cherry-Apple Cobbler Pie

Cary, NC — Right about now the good, tart apples are coming into season, the smell of fall is in the air and that means a lot of baking for me. And by baking, I mean pies. Read more

Whipped Coffee: An Instagram Trend Made Easy

Cary, NC — Have you heard about whipped coffee? We hadn’t either, not until our daughter made us a glass of it back in the spring. Yesterday I made it for myself — and it was delicious! Read more

Slow-Cooked Turkey Chili

Cary, NC — When I picture fall meals, I can’t help but crack a smile. They’re warm, comforting and a lot of the time, involve my Crock Pot.

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Jams that Use Herbs to Kick it up a Notch

Cary, NC — Like many of you, during these COVID times, I have taken to a lot of baking and more recently this summer, canning. One of my all-time favorite things to do is buy a lot of fresh fruit at the Cary Downtown Farmers Market and turn it into jam to be enjoyed throughout the year. Every bite reminds me of summer.

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Pickled Okra: A Taste of the South

Cary, NC — Before moving to North Carolina, I can honestly say that I had never tasted okra. I didn’t know what it looked like and had heard it’s an ingredient in gumbo. That’s all I knew about it.

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Easy Fig Jam

Cary, NC — If you are like me, you probably have rarely tasted a fresh fig. In fact, figs are so fragile and seasonal they aren’t often available at the supermarket.

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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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