Butternut Squash Soup at the Golden Pheasant Inn

Recipes for the season: Southwestern Butternut Squash Soup

by guest blogger Rich Baringer The warmth of this soup is in the temperature - and the chiles. Perfect for a brisk, autumn day. Updated: October 14, 2016.  One year, Blooming Glen Farm held a Fall Festival...

Putting up tomatoes – the easy way

It's a beautiful, cool day here in Wycombe. Instead of working at the computer, I'm thinking of "putting up" veggies and fruit. Found this nice website by the Penn State Cooperative Extension that has lots...
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A summer Italian feast

by guest blogger Rich Baringer, I've been doing cooking demonstrations this summer at the Blooming Glen Farm, a local community supported agriculture farm, in Blooming Glen. Last week I put together this delicious Italian-themed meal for...

Canal House Cooking

By guest blogger Susan Sprague Yeske, As partners in a business that transforms chefs’ cookbook dreams into reality, it’s good to share a common vision. It’s also good to like the same kinds of food. Shared...

Finding the right crunch

By guest blogger Susan Sprague Yeske, Jack Baker was a man with a mission. A retiree who likes to cook, he wanted to create the perfect pickle: one that was fresh and flavorful with just the...
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Tidbits: Farm Fresh Cocktails

If all the lovely veggies now showing up at local farmers' markets don't do it for you (??), I found a Philadelphia Daily News article that highlights some delectable drinks you can make with local...

Tidbits: Summertime Drinks

Believe it or not, I really am supposed to surf the web for my job. And I came across two drink recipes that just tickled my fancy, so I thought I'd share them. Smoking lemons The...

Big plump blueberries are coming

Alas, the strawberry season is coming to a close but that can only mean one thing...blueberries are coming! And while the rain certainly made a mess of the strawberry harvest this year, apparently it's done...
Zucchini flowers Pixabay_photo credit Barbara Bonanno

Greens and Zucchini Flowers

Early summer has presented us with many bounties. Greens, certainly, and now, for the first time this season, squash flowers appeared at the farmers' market. So here's a couple of recipes to get you...

Yes, “fried” matzoh

Or, to those of you raised in places other than Philadelphia, also called "Matzoh Brei." And, no, we are not talking about taking big pieces of matzoh and frying them up in a pan....

Winter Spice (in the Meatloaf)

Even when it seems like times are tough, there's much we can do to make ourselves feel better. Two words: "Comfort cooking." Jill Andresky Fraser, a financial writer whose blog EconoWhiner draws its name from (thankfully)...

Thanksgiving in Wycombe: Going Local

I was never sure about this Thanksgiving. All along I'd imagined a big, warm gathering, our first Thanksgiving in our new home. I could see and feel it, even when reality kept blocking the...
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