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...
Ratatouille_photo credit Martine Bertin Peterson

Recipes for the season: Classic Ratatouille

by guest blogger Martine Bertin-Peterson, I return from my weekly trip to the Doylestown Farmers Market with my basket overflowing with fresh produce, much more than I can possibly consume in a few short days. That...
hoto courtesy Cooks Illustrated

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: Baked Tomatoes with Shallots

In  this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Mark Miller, Hamilton's Grill Room, We always try to cook seasonally at Hamilton's Grill Room,...
Basil_700x339_photo credit Lynne Goldman

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...

Recipes for the Season: Spicy-Sweet Grilled Cantaloupe Salad

By Chef Rich Baringer, I love combining flavors that don't always seem to go together—especially sweet and spicy.  If you've ever had chocolate with hot pepper you know what I'm talking about. There's just something about...

A few of my favorite things

With corn season upon us, my mouth begins to water at the thought of some of my favorite corn recipes. There's Mexican-style Grilled Corn (courtesy of Cook's Illustrated) - which, by the way, gets...
Peach and tomato salad

Recipes for the Season: Peach-Tomato Salad

By Chef Rich Baringer, In my newsletter last month, I wrote an article about what I call the Summer Trinity—three foods that epitomize summer for me: sweet corn, peaches and tomatoes. Nothing makes me think of...

Spit it out!

by guest blogger Rich Baringer It’s just about time for watermelons to start appearing in our local farm markets. In many ways, watermelon seems like the all-American fruit—a staple at our summer picnics.  It actually...
Tomatillos_Blooming Glen Farm. Photo credit Lynne Goldman

Recipes for the Season: What to do with tomatillos

By Chef Rich Baringer, We had a picnic at our place recently and as I was deciding on what to make, I remembered that I had a bunch of tomatillos in the fridge from Blooming Glen Farm. ...
Berry Peach Cobbler

A circus in your mouth

July, 2018 By guest blogger, Rich Baringer, Remember this Seinfeld episode? Kramer: Well, they’re in… Jerry: What’s in? Kramer: The Macanaw peaches, Jerry!  The Macanaw peaches! Jerry: Ah, right.  The ones from Oregon that are only ripe for two weeks...

Recipes for the Season: Fried Green Tomatoes

By Chef Rich Baringer, Well, we've just about gotten to the end of tomato season—although with lots of sunshine this week, we should have some for a little while longer. But once they're finished, there's no need...
Basil_700x339_photo credit Lynne Goldman

Pasta on a cool summer evening

We had planned for salad caprese. Fresh mozzarella - check. Basil - check. Beautiful, multi-colored heirloom tomatoes from the farm - check. But then the weather turned cool and rainy and I just wanted...

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...

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...
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