Soft pretzels Amish PA Dutch Farmers Market; photo credit Lynne Goldman

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...

7 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (Feb 22-25)

Is anyone else slumping into the winter blues? We've had a taste of spring weather but we all know winter isn't quite over yet. Perk yourself up with fresh local produce, spectacular beer and...

Bucks County Farmers’ Markets 2010

People in Bucks County are spoiled. You heard me right. Spoiled. My sister lives in England, in the Cotswolds. It is green, lush and beautiful, like Bucks County in many ways. She lives in a...
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Gift guide for the foodie in your life

We've all been there; stuck without a good holiday gift for one person, and you have no idea what to get them. You know they love food, but gift cards to the same chain restaurants...

5 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (March 1- 4)

We made it! It's March! I know, I know. We'll probably get a March snow storm (and I know some of you out there are secretly wishing for it) but the end is in...

Max Hansen comes to the Carversville General Store

Think quaint. Think a place to hangout with your coffee, a doughnut and your friends. Or to just read the paper and look up every now and then to see who has walked in. Add...
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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...
Air cooked chicken and vegetables by Chef Mukesh Wacher

Air cooking at Organnons

by guest blogger Katie Lutzker, It is quiet inside Mukesh Wacher's small kitchen. Even though he is busy cooking, there are no sounds of foods sautéing, searing or frying. On the stove top is a stainless...

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...
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How to kick-start the new year in Bucks County

We all wish for a healthier New Year—and maybe a slimmer waist. It doesn't help that the holiday season is typically filled with baked goods and champagne toasts. But it's nice to start the new...
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A hundred dollars and seven minutes

There used to be a game show called Supermarket Sweep where the contestants ran around a supermarket throwing items into their carts while under the clock. I think the idea was to pick up the most...

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...
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May tidbits: Goodbye, smoking salmon & strawberries

The bad news is that Vintage Grille in Fountainville is closing on May 31. The kind-of good news is that they are going out with a bang. This coming weekend, beginning on Friday, May...

6 Things You Gotta Do in Bucks County This Weekend (Jan 12-14)

Take advantage of the above-freezing temperatures and explore beautiful Bucks County this weekend. Try some new vegetarian cuisine in Quakertown, travel to Stockton, NJ for venison pizza (for a good cause) and stock your...

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...
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