France here and there

Martine Bertin-Peterson has the best of both worlds. She organizes amazing culinary trips to France, focusing on food and wine, and she teaches how to make simple, Mediterranean-inspired dishes in her cooking classes here...

Baking matzah for the first time

This post was updated 3/22/18 I am 49 years old, and I am baking matzah for the first time in my life. Not that baking your own matzah is a normal thing for an average Jewish-American...

Home in this Wycombe

Finally, we've made our way through the piles of laundry, e-mail and regular mail, restocked the fridge, and have resettled into our cozy home in Wycombe. England, specifically the Cotswolds, was relaxing and fun,...
Fish at Indian Ridge Provisions_photo credit Lynne Goldman

Indian Ridge Provisions: A cut above

I love going "behind the scenes." And what better place than to see where all the good meat and seafood comes from, before it reaches our restaurant plates? Maybe you've seen an Indian Ridge Provisions...

Conversation with a chef: Brian Held

In this series, Bucks County Taste sits down with some of the best chefs in Bucks and Hunterdon County and shares their thoughts on food, life, and running a successful restaurant. Update 8/15/17: Brian Held rebranded NoLa...

A feast for the eyes and the tummy

Just got the latest installment of Canal House Cooking, the seasonal cookbook series by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer. Yum. A feast indeed for both the eyes and the stomach. Beautiful, luscious photography and...

What we’re reading [Oct 16 2017]

We've perused the internet and chosen interesting and informative content about local food, cooking, living in Bucks and nearby, and beyond. Let us know what you think by adding a comment below or emailing us...
Grass-fed cattle at Tussock Sedge Farm in Blooming Glen, Bucks County

Meet Your Farmer: Tussock Sedge Farm

The sky was dubious and the National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning, but over 80 people came out last night (Wednesday, June 1) for the first Summer Farm Tour, hosted by the...
Holiday table setting; Pixabay

Holiday memories: the good, the bad and the ugly

Think Thanksgiving. Think Christmas or Hanukkah. What foods and memories come to mind? What do you really love and miss if it's not on the table? Be honest, now. For me, Thanksgiving is one of...
Becca at Tinicum CSA Farm holds lettuce for Rolling Harvest Food Rescue; photo credit Tinicum CSA

The face of hunger in Bucks County

by guest blogger Katie Lutzker, The faces of hunger look quite different than most people imagine. In fact, the faces of hunger are often our neighbors and our friends. In Bucks County, 65,000 residents are food...

Meet Your Farmer: Let’s talk more than turkey

If the local food movement is all about knowing where your food comes from, then you’ve got to go to Bolton’s. “How cool is it to come to the farm and buy right from it?”...

A Bucks County mill is reborn

There are over four dozen roads and streets in Bucks County with the word “mill” in their names: Mill Creek, Mill Pond, Mill Valley, Millbrook and Mill Road (over two dozen alone) to name...

Beyond Foodie

I remember a piece Elaine Tait, the former food critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, wrote 15 or more years ago. She predicted that in the year 2000, people who cook for themselves would become...
Fulper Farm cows; photo credit Lynne Goldman

Meet Your Farmer: Fulper Farm

If you’ve never been to a working dairy farm you owe it to yourself – and your children – to visit one – before they are all gone. The family-run small dairy farm is...
Black Bass Hotel Bar Downstairs

Sit down, have a beer…

I first encountered Jean Childs Buzgo through one of her paintings, naturally. It was a painting of a table at the Café at Rosemont, the charming restaurant north of Stockton that recently closed. It...
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