February, 2013


Dinner for two Menu

Smoked Chicken and Roasted Pepper Dip* 1 6-ounce boneless chicken breast 1 medium red pepper 1 shallot 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 ounces Montrachet…

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Dinner Party Menu

Mixed Grill with Chimichurri Sauce 20 shrimp, peeled 1 flank steak chicken sausage, available uncooked at local meat markets salt and pepper, to taste…

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Family Picnic Menu

Mexican Street Salad 2 cups green cabbage 2 cups red cabbage 1/2 cup red onion 1/4 cup green onion 1 cup radishes 1 cup…

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Restaurant Profile: Maru

Expect anything but the ordinary when you visit Maru, a modern Asian bistro in Cary that provides a distinctive dining experience. Exquisite in atmosphere…

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At long last, it’s strawberry season! Celebrate with pick-your-own berry sites, creative recipes and Garner’s annual Strawberry Festival. Here’s everything you need to know…

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Ornamental Edibles

With springtime upon us, the urge for many to grow a bumper crop of delicious, nutritious vegetables is strong. However, urban yards are often…

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Make Your Own Music

Inspired by local talent? Pick up a new instrument and see what you can do. Cary School of Music (919) 460-0052 Offering piano, guitar,…

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Move Over, Scotty

He’s a few years older than the last local music star, but Cole Roe’s soulful voice and boy-next-door cuteness might give Mr. McCreery a…

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