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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

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

St. Patrick's Day

Recipe: Dublin Coddle

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Cary, NC – With St. Patrick’s Day this Saturday, now is a good time to learn how to make some traditional Irish dishes. Here is a recipe for Dublin Coddle, which is easy to make while still being bold and flavorful. Read more

Hoppin John

Recipe: Hoppin John Soup for New Year’s Eve

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Cary, NC – Hoppin’ John is a traditional Southern dish during New Year’s Eve, as if Southerns need an excuse to eat black eyed peas and rice. With the cold weather coming in, here’s a recipe for a warm Hoppin’ John soup to heat you up while celebrating the start of 2018. Read more

Recipe: Homemade Chicken, Beef or Lobster Stock

Cary, NC – File this recipe under Homesteading. Turn your bones, shells and table scraps into delicious cooking stocks you can use for future meals. Read more

Recipes: Holiday Cocktails for Every Occassion

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Cary, NC – The end of the year brings about a lot of holidays, each with their own occasions and needs. Here are some unique cocktail ideas for this time of the year. Read more

Recipe: Homemade Ginger Tea

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Cary, NC – We dropped in for dinner recently at one of our favorite small restaurants in Cary, Himalayan Nepali Cuisine on East Chatham. They started us off with a cup of Ginger Tea so warm and comforting we had to try it ourselves in the FoodCary Test Kitchen. Read more

Recipe: Southwestern Thanksgiving Stuffing

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Cary, NC – You’ve probably eaten a lot of Thanksgiving dinners and frankly, you’ve gotten bored. If that describes you, here is a way to mix-up your big meal with a spicy, Southwestern stuffing. Read more

Cary Student Wins First Place at State Fair Cooking Competition

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Cary, NC – While the North Carolina State Fair is famed for its giant turkey legs and deep frying anything that is edible, it also features cooking competitions for delicately crafted desserts. This year, in the youth competition, a student from Cary took home the blue ribbon as she won first place. Read more

Recipe: Maple Roast Turkey for Canadian Thanksgiving

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Cary, NC – If you can’t wait for Thanksgiving in November to have a big feast: good news. Canadian Thanksgiving is Monday, October 9, 2017 and you can even make a Canadian-style dish with an easy-to-make recipe. Read more