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Recipe: Mocha Biscotti with Nuts and Espresso Drizzle

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Cary, NC – The coffee craze has hit the South with so many Northerners and Pacific Coasters joining our towns. And who doesn’t love a little something sweet to go with an excellent pour-over or Cappucino? Here’s an easy recipe for biscotti that we made recently; simple ingredients and cooking methods, and you don’t have to be from Italy to make them. Read more

Cheesecake Recipe

Key Lime Cheesecake, In Time For Spring

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Cary, NC – Who loves cheesecake? We do, and our good friend Jane made this one for a St Patrick’s Day dinner, but really it’s great for Spring or Summer. The fresh zing of lime coupled with creamy cheesecake is a great combination. And being Italian and from New York, we just know she knows her way around a good cheesecake recipe. This one won’t disappoint and she swears it’s easy to make. Read more

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Food For the Birds: Bird Seed Wreath

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Cary, NC – We usually write about food for human consumption, but this post is about making some food available outside for our feathered friends. But while you’re at it, this is a lovely addition to your yard and can even be considered festive. Read more

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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