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)...
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2016 – The year in review, or delicious posts you may have missed

Every year, as I prepare to do this post, I look back at all the articles we have published. And I'm always amazed and humbled. What started as "just a blog" nine years ago...
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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...
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Wall-to-wall comfort food

By guest blogger Debra Wallace, Roaming the aisles of the Newtown Pennsylvania Dutch Farmer’s Market is my definition of wall-to-wall comfort food. Like many people, I used to just dart in one entrance, head for my favorite vendors and dart...

Recipes for the season: The sweetness of Easter

By guest blogger Wendy Yurgosky, Certified Holistic Health Counselor, Easter is time for traditions and family. One of my favorite family traditions is to make kolache. The funny thing about growing up Czech is that foods...

Local + chocolate: What could be wrong?

Updated 1/23/18 Every now and then I meet someone who says, in a very matter of fact way, that they don't like chocolate. I always have the same reaction: stunned and puzzled. I usually have to...

Fastnacht: Plan of action

If you read our recent post, Fastnacht is coming!, you are probably drooling by now. If you have some time early Tuesday morning (February 28) consider hitting all the Bucks County bakeries known for...
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Derby Day Bucks County Style

Being as my birthday is only a few days before the Kentucky Derby, I'm usually completely unaware of this popular horse race. Typically, I mention doing something on that day with a friend and...
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April tidbits: Empanada Day, the Stockton Inn & cupcakes

A day just for empanadas. According to food.com, "Every day is a food holiday," and you can find them all on their site, although some are a bit silly ("National Chocolate Cashew Truffle Day?") But when I...

Rolling out the matzoh

This post was updated on 3/22/18 Passover is just a few weeks away so you better have your matzoh ready. Tired of the same old Manischewitz? Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse in Milford makes their own. A...

Bucks County’s local chocolatiers

Back in high school, my very first boyfriend asked me what I wanted for Valentine’s Day. “Chocolate,” I replied without hesitation. “But that’s so boring!” he said. “I don’t care,” I said. “I want...

Forget about cookies, Santa prefers fudge

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, Santa has a serious sweet tooth, But even he gets tired of eating all those cookies on Christmas Eve; Chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, gingerbread….. By the time he reaches Pennsylvania, That jolly old elf is...
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Cinnamon Bun Central

What does it take to make over 300 cinnamon buns in a morning? First, you need goopers, then rollers, then bakers, then dumpers, and finally, wrappers. Then mix in friendship, humor, and a whole...
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Like AC Moore – only free

Post updated 2/24/17 A baker friend of mine recently told me that the Bucks County Free Library has a cake pan collection. Books, DVDs, music CDs— this we all know about. But cake pans? I...

No-stress holiday cookies

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, Every year I dream of a stress-free Christmas as seen on a Hallmark holiday special; Starring the mom who effortlessly balances work and family, yet still manages To squeeze in...
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