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Chocolate Smiles Prepares for Big Valentine’s Rush

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – According to Melanie Williams, owner of Chocolate Smiles in Downtown Cary, there are four major chocolate holidays. Valentine’s Day is one of those days and with the holiday around the corner, the chocolate store is preparing for another surge in customers. Read more

Cupcake

Happycakes Brings Award-Winning Baking to Cary

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Cary, NC – Already popular in Morehead City for their fresh quality, Happycakes Cupcakery now has a Cary location to let Cary residents try the cupcakes that won them a nationally televised baking competition. Read more

Cary-Based Andia’s Wins Second-Place in National Ice Cream Competition

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Cary, NC – In their first entry into the largest national competition for ice cream makers, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cary finished with the second-highest score of any entrants, earning this honor the same year they opened their first physical store. Read more

Cary Chocolatier Wins International Awards

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Cary, NC – Chocolate is a popular treat across the country but one Cary chocolatier has taken that interest to a new level, creating premium filled chocolates and winning several top awards from the Academy of Chocolate, including the International Rising Star Award. Read more

Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream Opens in Cary

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Cary, NC – Already well known for their ice cream catering, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream are now open with their first physical store in Cary, treating people to their unique and carefully made ice cream. Read more

Specialty Stores: Mithai Indian Café

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Cary, NC – For people with specific dietary needs, it can be difficult finding stores that cater to their needs, especially when it comes to dessert. But at Mithai Indian Café in Cary, traditional Indian recipes help make the desserts as clean and natural as possible. Read more

Cookie

Recipe: Gooey Chocolate Chip Cake Bars

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on FoodCary.com.

Cary, NC — There are a lot of chocolate chip cookie-lovers out there, and many of them – like me – prefer their cookies to be soft and gooey. That’s why I use this recipe – which includes cake mix – as an alternative to your classic cookie.

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Lemon Bars

Recipe: Lemon Bars

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on FoodCary.com.

Cary, NC — These delicious lemon bars are an unexpected dessert that will impress people at parties, dinners, get-togethers – you name it. They look and taste like something you’d find at a bakery, but, in reality, they’re so simple and easy to make.  Read more

King Cake

Recipe: King Cake for Mardi Gras

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on FoodCary.com.

Cary, NC — I hadn’t heard of the King Cake, a Mardi Gras tradition in New Orelans, until about a month ago. Right away, though, I was intrigued, and who could blame me? A King Cake is sparkly and colorful and comes with a baby baked inside – not your average cake, for sure. As a curious person, I had to experience this for myself (and by that I mean bake one). Read more

Peach Pudding

Recipe: German Peach Pudding

Peach Pudding

Cary, NC — This delicious German Peach Pudding isn’t really pudding–I think of it as a simpler version of cobbler. With peaches and just a few ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, you can whip this up and serve it warm all in less than an hour. Read more