Capri Flavors, Cary’s Italian Market

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Cary, NC — I was speaking with a friend who’s lived in Cary for many years and we landed on one of my favorite topics, Italian food. It’s my go-to cuisine for a romantic dinner on the town or for homemade recipes with flavors that are deeply rooted in tradition.

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Sneak Peek: West Cary Wegmans

Cary, NC — By now you’ve surely heard that Wegmans is not only bringing one store, but two to Cary. The first, located at 3710 Davis Drive in West Cary, will open to the public on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9 AM.

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Tried & True Recipe for Grilled Corn

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Cary, NC — With daily video calls as the new norm, the publisher of Food Cary and I have gotten into a habit of ending our meetings with the same question — what’s for dinner?

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Summertime Fave: Tilapia Tacos

Cary, NC — My kitchen and I have had plenty of bonding time during these last few months of “quarantine cooking”.

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Blueberry Marmalade: Use Your Summer Harvest

Cary, NC — This recipe is one of the easiest jam recipes I have ever made. Read more

Recipe: Apple Crumb Pie

Cary, NC — Yes, I’ve caught the baking bug, just like many of you during this time at home.

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Refreshing Tomato and Cucumber Salad

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Cary, NC — We grow a lot of herbs every spring and summer in raised planters on our deck, and we’re always looking for ways to use them. Read more

Remembering and Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Cary, NC — The holiday which usually gives reason for Americans to enjoy tacos and margaritas is commonly misinterpreted as a Mexican Independence Day. Instead, it is the celebration of the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory in the May 5, 1862 Battle of Puebla against the French.

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Technology: Street Food Finder

Cary, NC — To help limit grocery store trips and to also support local business, I’ve enjoyed designating a day of the week to order a take-out dinner, often from Cary’s food truck scene.

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Recipe: Fresh, Local Strawberry Shortcake

Cary, NC — As the weeks stretch into months of staying home, we found some fun in picking fresh strawberries at DJ’s Berry Patch, located nearby in Apex off of Davis Drive. When you buy them this fresh, they need to be eaten quickly, and our favorite choice is strawberry shortcake. Read more