Recipes for the season: Roasted Red Pepper Soup

by guest blogger, Martine Bertin-Peterson, During the dog days of summer, I gravitate to chilled soups as starters. This chilled red pepper soup is a delicious and welcome alternative to the more predictable gazpacho. I...
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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...

Recipes for the season: Tomatillos and pork loin

By Chef Rich Baringer, An item that I’ve noticed more and more at many farmers’ markets over the last couple years is the tomatillo. You’ve seen them—they look like small green tomatoes wrapped in a...

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...

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...

Recipes for the season: Summer corn chowder

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, It was a classic case Of my eyes Being much bigger Than my belly. The first sweet corn of the season, And I just couldn’t resist Bringing home an insane amount of corn For a mere family...

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...

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...
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Fresh Fridays: Corn, Zucchini & Poblano Pepper “Succotash”

In  this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Max Hansen, MaxHansenCaterer and the Max Hansen Carversville Grocery, The arrival of summer portends 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...

Fresh Fridays: Grilled Peaches with Maple Caramel Sauce and Ice Cream

by guest blogger, Kelly Madey, I am still very much in vacation mode, despite the fact that vacation officially ended last week. As I sit here, staring at the aftermath of our trip—a gigantic pile...
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Mexican-Style Grilled Corn

This recipe is one of the reasons my friends love me. Really. This recipe and my Macque Choux, another summertime corn favorite. I originally found this in the September 2009 issue of Cook's Illustrated, one...

Fresh Fridays: Tomato, Pine Nut and Arugula Pesto Pasta with Sausage

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, I love basil pesto—every year when we approach the end of basil season, we make...
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Bucks Food Calendar: Sept 11, 2017

You know when you wake up chilly and the last thing you want to do is get out of bed? That's me all throughout the fall season and into winter. Fall is in the air,...
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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...
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