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Dishing Up New Jersey (with bonus recipe)

Dishing Up New Jersey (with bonus recipe)

Dishing Up New Jersey is the title of journalist John Holl’s new release and he’ll be at the Princeton Public Library/Princeton Farmers Market’s Taste of the Market event on Thursday June 2 (11:30am-4:00pm) to discuss and sign copies of the book (you can purchase it there). For the book, Holl scoured the state from top to … Continue reading

Farmers Markets start their engines!

Farmers Markets start their engines!

The season is upon us. The thirteenth year of the West Windsor Community Farmers Market kicks off on Saturday, May 7 at 9:00am at the Vaughn Drive Commuter Lot in West Windsor. (Information on other area markets is below.) With sixteen regional farms, twelve artisan food and natural product vendors, weekly community groups, live music, special events and cooking … Continue reading

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

My brother Mark’s birthday is next week. It’s not a major one, but I thought this would be a good time to showcase some of the great meals he cooks at home. He goes to work very early in the morning, and will sometimes shoot me an email with a photo of the previous night’s … Continue reading

Winter Farmers Markets Coming Right Up

Winter Farmers Markets Coming Right Up

Our two Princeton area markets are coming up soon: The West Windsor Community Farmers Market‘s February date is Saturday, February 13, at the Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Road in West Windsor, 10:00am to 1:00pm. Enjoy a wide variety of greens, salad mix, root vegetables, winter squash, mushrooms, jams, sauces, ghee, pastured meats and poultry, artisan … Continue reading

August Best Bites

August Best Bites

Even though it was the third hottest August on record (worst one since 1980), I had a great month, culinarily speaking, with some wonderful dinners out and about, including the Wednesday prix fixe at Blue Bottle Café (five fabulous courses for $55), and a preview tasting menu at elements’ new location downtown. I already posted … Continue reading

July in the Farmers Markets

July in the Farmers Markets

We’re into serious summer season now, and berries and all sorts of other goodies are appearing in the markets. Here’s what’s up at three of our local venues, and remember to bring recyclable bags. The Forrestal Village Farmers Market takes place each Friday, 11:00am-2:00pm, through September 25, except for July 3 when they’re closed. July … Continue reading

Montgomery Farmers Market kicks off Saturday June 6

Montgomery Farmers Market kicks off Saturday June 6

The Montgomery Friends of Open Space proudly reopens their summer Farmer’s Market this weekend, for their thirteenth year. It will be held Saturdays from 9:00am until 1:00pm at the Village Shopper shopping center through October 24th. Founded in 2003 to support agriculture in Montgomery and surrounding areas, the Farmers’ Market has grown from 5 vendors to 18 … Continue reading