The weather looks wonderful this weekend. Perfect for tootling around Bucks County, visiting farmers’ markets or having a glass of wine on the patio of a local winery.
Here are some of my “picks” for this week:
On Saturday, the Homestead General Store – also coffee roasters – will hold their annual Coffee [...]
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you probably know that our local strawberry season is in full swing. This weekend there are four Strawberry Festivals stretching from one end of the county to another. At Shady Brook Farm (Yardley) and Tabora Farm (Hilltown) you can pick your own as [...]
Farmers’ markets in Bucks County and nearby are in full swing this season with many having opened in late April or early May. Several are opening in early June too. There are now eight in Bucks County. (Unfortunately the New Hope Farmers’ Market and the Springtown Farmers’ Market will not be reopening this year.)
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you wonderful mothers out there! It should be a nice weekend weather-wise to enjoy with family and friends.
Wine aficionados will enjoy some special events at area wineries like “Wine Tasting for Moms” at Crossing Vineyards on Saturday. The Mother’s Day Wine Trail will take place at [...]
Now we’re getting some real November weather. Cool and windy, as the last of the leaves blow away and leave the trees bare. Time for warming food like stews and soups. I feel the cooking itch, the need to make a big pot of something or a lasagne, enough to freeze for later in the [...]
It’s a new year, and surprisingly I’m in a good mood about it. I usually burrow in this time of year, grumbling about the cold and longing for the appearance of spring vegetables and baseball season. Allow me one last look at 2010, however, as we celebrate positive food trends in our neck of [...]
I’m starting a new feature for the growing season. “Fresh from the market this week…” will alert you to the kinds of vegetables and fruits you can expect to find at area farmers’ markets. Hopefully it will help you plan the week and maybe even try some new things.
Here’s this week’s freshly picked vegetables, [...]
Even more tedious than the constant rain is talking about the constant rain. So, with a typical summer forecast for this weekend – chance of thunderstorms – let’s move on.
Time to take Dad out for some fun this weekend – and food and wine. There are three venues doing wine-related events this weekend. On [...]
Last month we talked with Sharon Schwartz about her evolution into a fine home chef. This month, we offer part two. Sharon talks about why she decided to “go organic,” and her favorite sources for ingredients in Bucks County. In her own words…
I started to get interested in healthy food choices when I was pregnant [...]
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