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Peppermint Bark Makes a Great Holiday Gift

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Cary, NC – If you are like me, there are many people on your gift list. You need something small for impromptu gatherings, a client visit or a hostess gift. Homemade peppermint bark is easy to make and looks great in a pretty holiday tin or gift bag. Read more

Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies In and Around Cary

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Cary, NC – As a well-known treat, chocolate chip cookies allow for a infinite amount of refreshment, reinvention and refinement. With that, here are some places in and around Cary that are putting their stamp on the age-old treat!

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Cary Restaurants

A Look at Himalayan Nepali Cuisine in Downtown Cary

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Cary, NC – One of the greatest things about Cary, and most surprising to me when I moved here from Southern California 10 years ago, is the prevalence of ethnic cuisine. When I arrived in NC, I was under the mistaken presumption that I would be awash in burger franchises, fried chicken done 1,000 different ways and maybe some chain pizza. To my delight, I discovered East Chatham not long after we arrived. Read more

Holiday Cocktail

Recipes: Ideas for Holiday Cocktails This Season

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Cary, NC – The holidays hopefully mean getting to spend more time with friends and family, which can include a social drink. Instead of your typical glass of wine or bottle of beer, try mixing things up this year with our ideas for holiday cocktails. Read more

Thanksgiving

Don’t Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey In A Microwave

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Cary, NC – Every year, there are news stories about the dangers of improperly deep frying Thanksgiving turkeys. Now a new possible trend of cooking the festive bird in a microwave has popped up, to which we say: don’t. Read more

NC State Fair

Cary Student Wins Two Cooking Competitions at 2018 State Fair

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Cary, NC – Back in 2017, we reported on Cary student Grace Brescia who won first place in King Arthur Flour Baking Contest at the NC State Fair. This year, not only did Brescia win first place in the content’s youth division again but she also took home the blue ribbon in the Great American SPAM Championship. Read more

Fenton

Honeysuckle Gelato Set to Open in Fenton Development

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Cary, NC – Honeysuckle Gelato is a growing brand in the dessert category across the Southeast and Cary is set to get one of these stores in the new Fenton development after Columbia made the announcement earlier this month. Read more

Triangle Oktoberfest Brings German Food, Music and Beer for a Good Cause

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Cary, NC – For the fifth year, Cary is home to one of the country’s biggest Oktoberfest with authentic food and beer from Germany with a goal to raise $100,000 for charity. Read more

Chocolat Grace

Cary Chocolatier Wins Top Award in International Competition

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Cary, NC – Grace Stocker of Chocolat Grace LLC won the International Rising Star Award in 2017 when she first participated in the Academy of Chocolate‘s (AoC) award ceremony. This year, she returned to competition and took home the Golden Bonbon Award, establishing her as one of the world’s top chocolate makers. Read more

Fenton

Scott Crawford Bringing Steakhouse to Fenton Development

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Cary, NC – As the coming Fenton development looks to create and establish its identity, one more piece of the mixed use district comes into play as Triangle restauranteur Scott Crawford will open a steakhouse there, with wood-fired aged steak and a lounge for smaller plates and drinks. Read more