Dolmades/Stuffed Grape Leaves; photo credit Wendy Yurgosky

Go stuff a (local) grape leaf

You've driven past them, maybe even seen them in the woods. Think about it. Grape leaves. Guest contributor Wendy Yurgosky, who loves foraging on her property in Hunterdon County, gives us a primer...

Bucks Food Calendar: July 6, 2015

We hope you had a great Independence Day weekend. Now, it's back to the grind... but the fun doesn't have to end completely. This week is low-key, which is good if you had a...

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...

Recipes for the season: Strawberry and spinach salad with goat cheese

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, Salad is not high on my list of favorite things. I can think of literally hundreds of other foods That I would much rather eat besides a bowl of leafy greens; But come...
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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...

Bucks Food Calendar: April 1, 2015

Lynne, the wonderful woman behind this website, and I are both fighting colds. We've both turned to our own Hot Toddy recipe for comfort (it just goes to show that we only post what...

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...
Pork Roll Cookbook

Are you dreaming of a pork roll sandwich?

Raise your hand if you grew up in New Jersey. Or anywhere in Eastern Pennsylvania. Now, what comes to mind when you hear “pork roll?” “I am amazed at how much nostalgia people have for...
Hot Toddy a la Sarah

The best cough medicine you’ll ever have

About this time last year, I sat surrounded by tissues, with a headache pounding in my head, unable to smell, breathe very well, or think. I was so utterly defeated by the common cold...

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...

It’s good to be flaky, especially if you’re a gluten-free pie

by guest blogger Wendy Yurgosky, Holistic Health Counselor, Is there anything better on a blustery fall day than a warm pie with a flaky crust that crumbles as it yields to your fork? My mouth is...
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Fresh Fridays: Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Applewood Bacon

In this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Here's a great one for your Thanksgiving table. By Executive Chef Bill Murphy, Earl’s Bucks County, Peddler’s Village The key to taking simple...
Butternut Squash Soup at the Golden Pheasant Inn

Recipes for the season: Maple Butter Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

In this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chefs Blake Faure & Jon Ramsey, The Golden Pheasant Inn, As the seasons turn, so...

Fresh Fridays: Creamy Chicken over Spaghetti Squash

In this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Rich Baringer, It's the time of year that our farmers' markets and CSAs start providing...

Fresh Fridays: Chilled Mussels & Calamari with Anchovy Vinaigrette

In this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Caleb Lentchner, Caleb's American Kitchen, When I opened Caleb’s American Kitchen almost a year ago,...
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