Despite this spate of warm and muggy weather, it is indeed autumn. As I glance out the window, I see the leaves floating and falling, and my thoughts turn to, well, leaf blowing. No, really. I long for some cool, crisp, bright sunny autumn days. Fortunately, the forecast for this weekend looks promising. Sunny with [...]
The Jewish New Year is fast approaching, beginning tomorrow night. We’ll celebrate with our friends and family, both in synagogue and outside. It’s a special time of year for Jews, and brings back memories of crisp fall days, dipping apples into honey and wishing our loved ones a Happy and Sweet New Year. It’s a [...]
On October 2, 2011 Fisherman’s Mark, a community-centered nonprofit organization, will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with a fundraiser at Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown, PA. Fisherman’s Mark helps families put food on their tables, overcome personal or medical hardships, care for children, and while also advocating for those who need support.
We’re back! Mark and I spent all of last week sailing around Penobscot Bay in Downeast Maine. We had a great meal at Chef Melissa Kelly‘s Primo Restaurant in Rockland, one of the pioneers in farm-to-table dining, which included wonderful local oysters, Fig n’ Pig Bruschetta (2 orders, please), salt cod [...]
by guest blogger Rich Baringer,
An item that I’ve noticed more and more at many farmers’ markets over the last couple years is the tomatillo. You’ve seen them—they look like small green tomatoes wrapped in a papery husk. Unless you’re familiar with Mexican food, though, you may not know much about them.
by guest blogger Elisabeth Villarroel,
I tend to drive the same route to and from work everyday and, although there are a few ways I could get home that would take about the same time, for two years I’ve stuck to my routine. Then…there was a road closing. (A strange occurrence in Bucks County, right?) [...]
What’s in a name? Sometimes, a lot.
In this day and age, we’ve all gotten a little jaded by advertising. When a business changes its name – or “re-brands” as it’s often called – we get suspicious. “What’s really going on?” we think. “What’s really changed?”
So when I sat down with Mike Markowitz, owner [...]
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