Small batch Ecuadorian and Peruvian chocolates. Photo courtesy Pierre's Chocolates

A trip to Ecuador: In search of the best chocolate

Pierre's Chocolates in New Hope is well-known for their delightful truffles. What many people may not be familiar with is their line of exceptional single and double origin artisanal chocolates from South America and...

Gifts for the foodie in your life

by guest blogger Martine Bertin-Peterson, With Thanksgiving fast approaching, and Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) emails flooding your inbox, it's time to start getting serious about gifts. Fortunately, if there are cooks and food-lovers on your list,...
supermarket turkey, no frozen turkeys! fresh turkeys

Fresh turkeys in Bucks – 2017

Tired of those nasty frozen supermarket turkeys? Here's a list of local farms, markets and caterers that can get a fresh turkey on your table this Thanksgiving. Many also offer sides and other full...

What we’re reading [Oct 30, 2017]

The internet is a big place; we'll make it a little easier for you to get the information you'll like. We peruse interesting food news throughout the region and country that informs, educates and entertains....
Solebury Orchard cider; photo by Kelly Madey

Farm Fresh Fall Cocktails

Finally! Some cool fall weather. Time to warm up with these autumnal beverages, made with ingredients easily found at local farms and farmers markets. Cheers! Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour Cuddle up with a blanket, a good...
Fish at Indian Ridge Provisions_photo credit Lynne Goldman

Indian Ridge Provisions: A cut above

I love going "behind the scenes." And what better place than to see where all the good meat and seafood comes from, before it reaches our restaurant plates? Maybe you've seen an Indian Ridge Provisions...
PInk Lady Apples

The 2017 Apple Report

Now that we are all embracing the fall weather, it's time to welcome the abundance of seasonal produce. Apples are already ripe and being picked at local orchards, and there are plenty more on the...
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Get your summer on: Bucks County beers and spirit specials

When it's this hot, a cold beer, or a crisp white wine, or even a fun summer cocktail, really hits the spot. Fortunately we've got lots of good, cold adult beverages in Bucks County, now...
Lime Basil Mojito_Water Wheel Tavern; photo credit Lynne Goldman

Summertime cocktails the local way

It's Friday night, and you want a drink. Not a beer; a crisp, refreshing drink with plenty of ice and lots of flavor. Muddled fruits, fresh herbs, local and regional spirits — there's nothing like...
Blueberries at Shady Brook Farm

Blueberries, cherries and raspberries, oh my!

You know July is here when…the blueberries start coming in, along with tart cherries. Raspberries are ripening here and there, and even an occasional peach. But don’t dawdle. It’s a short season for these...
Sweet Honey Ice Cream; photo by K. Madey

Let’s go for ice cream (and water ice!)

Note: We update this list every year, but if we've missed your favorite ice cream stand, do let us know. Everyone has their favorite ice cream place. Usually it's local, and maybe because it's associated...
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Pick-your-own strawberries in Bucks County: 2017

One of the special things about living in Bucks County is the opportunity to pick your own produce. Hopefully you've had the pleasure of picking strawberries, straight from the vine after a long day in the...

Bucks County beer and spirits tidbits

Cheers to the weekend! We've gathered some upcoming events on the adult drinking scene, covering everything from wine events to beers on tap. If you are looking for a new bar or a place...

Baking matzah for the first time

This post was updated 4/3/17 I am 49 years old, and I am baking matzah for the first time in my life. Not that baking your own matzah is a normal thing for an average Jewish-American...
The Vault Golden Dilemma and New Zealand IPA

Bucks County beer and spirits tidbits

Do you love wine, beer and spirits events? Are you known for suggesting happy hour hotspots? Keep reading. We've gathered up some of the latest happenings on the adult beverage scene, so you can start...

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