Recipes for the season: Tomato Pineapple Salsa

By Chef Rich Baringer, I love combining ingredients that many people don't think as going together. I really enjoy sweet with salty or spicy. Since tomatoes still seem to be in full supply, I thought that I'd...

Recipes for the season: A simple winter salad

The interesting thing about eating seasonally and locally is that once you start listening to your body, you realize you don’t really want vegetables only growing in Chile this time of year. The bagged salads...
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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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Recipes for the season: Mother’s Day Menu

by guest blogger Martine Bertin-Peterson, Celebrating Mom on Mother’s Day with brunch or lunch is a time-honored tradition. Unfortunately, snagging a table at a fine dining establishment isn't always easy, or even desirable. If you want...
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...

Bucks Food Calendar: November 25, 2013

The word for this week? Thanksgiving, of course. And we have much to be thankful here in Bucks County. I hope you'll be spending time with your friends and family around a full table...

Recipes for the Season: Cauliflower Cuisine

by guest blogger Laura Brandt, How this unassuming, pale vegetable "dresses up" for dinner. Cauliflower may be a forgotten vegetable, but it really shouldn't be. This crunchy white crucifer packs a nutritional punch of vitamins and...

Grilling it up

by guest blogger Rich Baringer, Jake is a carnivore.  He will eat pretty much any kind of meat—often pretending that he's a lion eating a gazelle.  So whenever he sees the grill out, he gets...

Recipes for the Season: Brussels Sprouts with Shallots and Walnuts

In this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Jamie Hollander, Jamie Hollander Gourmet, It’s inevitable: as soon as there are a few...

Recipes for the season: Grilled Watermelon with Balsamic Reduction

By Chef Rich Baringer, While the calendar says it's September, it's still summer for a while. And even though the days of fresh watermelon are numbered, they aren't over yet. So why not try a different...

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)...

Bucks Food Calendar: March 11, 2011

Spring, spring, spring! At the risk of bringing on a March snowstorm, I am thrilled to welcome signs of spring. What are they - in food terms? Read on. Spring holidays. Lenten Fish Fry suppers...

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...
Solebury Orchard cider; photo by Kelly Madey

Farm Fresh Fall Cocktails

Finally! Some cool fall weather. Time to warm up with these autumnal beverages, made with ingredients easily found at local farms and farmers markets. Cheers! Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour Cuddle up with a blanket, a good...
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Bucks County apples: Juicy, crunchy and sweet

by guest blogger Susan Sprague Yeske, Autumn means more than pumpkins at Bucks County farms and farm markets; it also means a parade of apples that change weekly, each with its own personality and flavor. With...
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