A warming gratin for a cold day

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, There are a few words that I would like to eliminate from the English language: Polar vortex Widespread power outage Potholes No doubt it has been a trying winter for all of us, even my...
BC Brewery taps & growler; photo credit Lynne Goldman

Bucks County Brewery

This is the story of two people who met on Craig’s List. No, it’s not what you’re thinking. Although it does involve alcohol. A brewery and a distillery under the same roof? One Christmas a few years...
Peddler's Village apple pie

16 ways to get your fall flavor fix

Apple pie, caramel apples, pumpkin and cinnamon, cranberry, butternut squash — these are just some of the iconic fall flavors that we crave so much. Forget about all the pumpkin spice hype, there are plenty of...

5 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (Jan 5-7)

Looks like we're snowed in today. What a perfect time for some local comfort food like soup, wine and chocolate, and home-cooked pasta with your fellow (chilly) community members. Stay safe and enjoy a...

Fresh turkeys in Bucks – 2012

This post has been updated for 2017. Click here for Fresh Turkeys in Bucks - 2017. Here's an update for 2012 on where you can get fresh, natural turkeys in Bucks County. Not all are...
Grilled meat on barbecue grill --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Where’s the beef? And pork, and lamb, and chicken…

Updated 2/21/17 I decided several years ago that Bucks County folks needed to know where to go to get good meat—locally. Not from a supermarket, but from some of the great butchers and farms right...

Why I love living in Bucks County

I had to get out of the house. That's what happens when you work from home. "I'm just running out to get a few things," I told Mark and the dogs. "I shouldn't be...

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,...
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...
Gold Rush apples; photo by K. Madey

Apples are here!

Apples are beginning to ripen in local orchards in a big way. Here's a listing of apples in Bucks and nearby that are available for sale, and for pick-your-own, as of September 29, 2014. Always...

Get ready for the berries!

We've updated this post for 2017. Click here for the latest. Blueberries, raspberries, cherries, oh my! And it's July, which means the blueberries are coming in, followed by the cherries, and then raspberries. Farmer Caleb Torrice, who with...

Bucks local food photo of the week: Seafood, fried chicken or chocolate ganache?

Another tough one. Every week we choose three photos from local food establishments and share them with our social media fans. They get to choose the most delicious one. This week the choice was between: 1)...

8 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (Feb 1 – 4)

Yes, there's a big game coming up this weekend. Whether you'll be watching it or not, it's still a great excuse (excuse? who needs an excuse?) to eat some delicious local food. And, believe...

Deer, Dogs and Turkeys

I'm still new enough to Wycombe that discovering a nest of deer bedded down in the hedge is a thrill. My neighbors, who are careful gardeners, are less thrilled, as is Cody, whose only...
Red Barn Rye

Hewn Spirits

Updated 10/21/16 Sean Tracy loves wood. Especially old wood. White oak, hickory, black birch, cherry, sycamore. For over 15 years his company, Bucks County Timber Craft, has reclaimed antique barns and given them new life...
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