Recipe: Home Made Applesauce For Hanukkah

Recipe by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Mark the Doctor.

Cary, NC – This time of year many folks love the lights, the songs, the gift giving. It’s all nice, but, I am all about the food. A beautiful roast, roasted vegetables, potato latkes, anything chocolate and family. Read more

Restaurants: Former Stonewood Grill to Become Rockwell’s

Story by Lindsey Chester and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality , recently announced plans for a second Cary restaurant in the former Stonewood Grill on Darrington Drive off NW Cary Parkway. Read more

Restaurants: Bosphorus

Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Downtown restaurant scene in Cary is always changing. The new “in” place to eat lunch: Bosphorus. The food is fantastic, the service and experience are classy and comfortable and the price is right. Read more

Food: Post Thanksgiving Turkey Noodle Soup

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Di Bedard.

Cary, NC – Cyber Monday for me is Turkey Soup Day. The leftovers have been eaten and all that remains is the turkey carcass- time for some homemade soup! 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

Food: Brining a Turkey

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Lawrence Rice.

Cary, NC – If you like a well-cooked but still moist turkey, nothing can beat the age-old technique of brining. Read more

Recipe: Creamy Butternut Squash and Shells

Recipe from our vegetarian friend Lisa Marshall. Photo by Mary E.

Cary, NC – I grew up in an Irish family. How I became a vegetarian from that, I’ll never know.

The Irish way of cooking vegetables was to boil everything, yes, everything! Soft vegetables with no color or nutritional value was the way Mom cooked them. All I can say is thank goodness for potatoes!

Because of this I am not a fan of mushy vegetables. But, here is a wonderful Fall recipe for Butternut Squash and Pasta Shells that is creamy, comforting, healthy and delicious. Read more

Food: Forbes Gives Herons 5th Star

Story from staff reports. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Forbes Travel Guide only gives a 5 star rating to 25 restaurants in the entire United States. One of them is in Cary. Read more

Food: The Catered Thanksgiving

Photo by Lonnon Foster.

Cary, NC – Our friends at The Matthews House have a delicious offer for you. It’s the catered Thanksgiving, with all the trimmings, ready for you to pick up or get delivered. Read more

Special Thanksgiving Farmers Market on Tuesday Nov 22

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Western Wake Farmer’s Market (WWFM) is holding a special market on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 for your Thanksgiving meal this year. Read more