Recipes for the season: Swiss Chard with Pine Nuts and Raisins

By Chef Rich Baringer, Whether you go to farmers' markets or belong to a CSA, Swiss chard is available all season long—from spring through fall. So that leaves (pun intended) us with the question of what...

Recipes for the season: Noodles! And mushrooms

By guest blogger Chef Kelly Unger, The Rooster & The Carrot, March is National Noodle Month and today, March 11, is Eat Your Noodles Day! March is also a challenging month for finding local produce (other...

Recipes for the Season: Mashed Root Veggies

By Chef Rich Baringer, Not a root veggie lover? This dish will change your mind. Everyone likes mashed potatoes—a real comfort food this time of year. But greatly underused and underappreciated are the other sweet, nutritious and delicious root vegetables. I...
Butternut squash. Photo credit Lynne Goldman

Recipes for the season: Curried Butternut Squash Soup

By Chef Rich Baringer, Butternut squash has become a pretty trendy vegetable, showing up in lots of recipes. And for good reason. It's delicious and versatile. Butternut squash can be roasted and boiled and sautéed and steamed and mashed. You...

Recipes for the Season: Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

By Chef Rich Baringer, I know. The last thing you want to see now is another pumpkin recipe. But this isn't one of those "pumpkin spice" recipes that seem to be everywhere this time of year. This...

Recipes for the Season: Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

By Chef Rich Baringer, I see acorn squash as sort of the black sheep of the winter squash family. Butternut is sweeter. Delicata is less fibrous. Kabocha and pumpkins make better pies. But what acorn squash...

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...

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...

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...
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: Balsamic Glazed Salmon over Swiss Chard

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, This recipe is actually a combination of two recipes from America's Test Kitchen...

Fresh Friday: Ham & Beans (and more)

In  this series, chef Rich Baringer gives great recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By guest blogger, Rich Baringer, In our house, I'm usually the one who tries out all...

A warming gratin for a cold day

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, There are a few words that I would like to eliminate from the English language: Polar vortex Widespread power outage Potholes No doubt it has been a trying winter for all of us, even my...
Poached Apples; photo by K. Madey

A simple, elegant holiday dessert for one and all

Another delicious holiday recipe from guest blogger Kelly Madey, My mother-in-law has been on a perpetual diet since 1974; As you would expect, she looks fantastic, And I have no problem in making her an occasional dessert That...
Quinoa pilaf; photo by H. Kirby

Part two: A vegan Thanksgiving…and then some.

Holly Kirby spent 12 years as chef at one of Bucks County’s best vegetarian restaurants. Here she shares some of her favorite holiday dishes. Full of seasonal ingredients, many of the recipes could be...

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