Posts by: Rich Baringer

In  this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend.

By Chef Rich Baringer,

This recipe is actually a combination of two recipes from America’s Test Kitchen that I adapted to go with each other. It’s healthy, quick and gives you a nice, light […]

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In  this series, chef Rich Baringer gives great recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend.

By guest blogger, Rich Baringer,

In our house, I’m usually the one who tries out all the unique and gourmet recipes.  My wife, Mary Beth, luckily for me, is extremely skilled in making […]

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Karlton Café

On June 23, 2014 By

by guest blogger, Rich Baringer,

As you walk into the Karlton Café, you’ll notice some classic theater posters from a Quakertown movie house back in the day. The café takes its name from the Karlton Theater, which was in the same building where the café currently resides.

Things have changed a bit since my dad worked […]

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For the 2015 update of this post, CLICK HERE.

It’s strawberry season! Just think of biting into a juicy, ripe, berry that doesn’t need a tractor-trailer to reach your mouth!

Nearly every farm we’ve spoken to will not have pick-your-own strawberries until the second week of June. It’s a late season this year because […]

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I’ve been meaning to get to Stella’s House Blend Cafe ever since a friend told me about it last year. Guest blogger Rich Baringer beat me to it! Here’s his experience.

 

by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

We finally did it.

Every time I drive down Main Street in Sellersville, I see people […]

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by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

One of the major points that Michael Pollan makes in his book, In Defense of Food, is something that really resonates with me. It’s the idea that everything is connected–the earth, our food, people, animals, our health. With the growth of processed foods, these relationships are […]

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by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

I’ll continue with more of my “book report” on Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food.

One of Pollan’s main points is that nutritionism rules how and what we eat these days. We’re more worried about the antioxidants and low-fat labels on foods than on what the […]

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by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

I first heard of Michael Pollan while organizing a screening of the film Fresh a few years ago. There were a lot of great points made by a lot of interesting people in that film, but his stood out to me and made me think about […]

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Easter Traditions

On April 2, 2012 By

by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

Like most holidays, many Easter traditions are centered on the food we eat while celebrating. Although it is the most holy day on the Christian calendar, many Easter traditions come from pre-Christian pagan cultures. In fact, the word Easter comes from Eostre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess […]

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Bucks County Seafood

On November 15, 2011 By

by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

Bucks County isn’t located all that far from the coast, so we’ve been fortunate to have a number of quality seafood markets that provide wonderful fresh seafood. For those of us who live in close proximity to Dublin, we’re lucky to have Bucks County Seafood right […]

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Tomatillos and pork loin

On September 19, 2011 By

By Chef 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.

As you […]

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The taste of summer

On July 27, 2011 By

There are lots of things to like about this time of year. Nice weather (recent 100 degree days excluded), baseball, summer vacations, fresh veggies and herbs from the garden. In my mind, though, the true taste of summer is a fresh, ripe, juicy tomato.

Give me a shaker of […]

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Dam Good Cafe

On July 7, 2011 By

You may have heard about the historic Perkasie Carousel at Menlo Park. Well, there’s another carousel in Perkasie—a restaurant carousel.

The building at 1167 Dublin Pike (Rt. 313) in Perkasie has housed a number of restaurants over the years—the Swiss Chalet, a hoagie joint, and the Back to the ‘50’s […]

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This post has been updated for 2014. For a current list of PYO strawberry farms, please click here.

by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

Finally!  For most of the year, we’ve had to buy our 5-year old son, Jake, those supermarket strawberries from California or […]

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Who’s hungry?

On May 17, 2011 By

by guest blogger Rich Baringer,

We’ve all heard this at one time or another: “Eat your peas! There are starving children in Africa!” It’s cliché, but true—millions of children and adults are going hungry all over the world. We see the pictures of African villages and those in war-torn countries all the time. […]

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