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Farmers Market season is nearly here

Farmers Market season is nearly here

Farmers Market season is coming soon! The fourteenth season for West Windsor Community Farmers Market starts on Saturday May 6 at 9:00am at the Vaughn Drive Commuter Lot in West Windsor (off Alexander Road). With sixteen regional farms, twelve artisan food and natural product vendors, weekly community groups, live music, special events and cooking demonstrations, the WWCFM continues … Continue reading

Raving About Ramen

Raving About Ramen

Raving About Ramen I’ll risk censure right upfront by saying I don’t usually favor ramen. I like the flavors and textures, but find it a pain in the neck to consume, at least without spraying broth and bits of stuff all over myself. I’ve tried it every which way, but may just be ramen-impaired, and … Continue reading

Last two WWCFM Farmers Markets coming up.

Last two WWCFM Farmers Markets coming up.

The final two West Windsor Community Farmers Market indoor markets will take place on Saturday, March 4 and April 1 at the Windsor Athletic Club located at 99 Clarksville Road in West Windsor. Market hours are 10am-1pm. The WWCFM outdoor markets begin at the Vaughn Drive lot on Saturday, May 6. Weekly markets run from … Continue reading

August Recipe of the Month-those darn zucchini!

August Recipe of the Month-those darn zucchini!

August Recipe of the Month-those darn zucchini! I am so excited to have signed up for weekly vegetables from River Road Gardens, a small organic farm very close to where I live in Montgomery. The clincher? They deliver! But then, predictably, I had way more zucchini than I anticipated, especially since summer squash is not a … Continue reading

Area farmers markets hit the home stretch

Area farmers markets hit the home stretch

We’ve been at peak summer season for a few weeks now, but are quickly heading into fall. Here’s some of the news I’ve recently received from area markets. 31 & Main Farmers Market at Campus Town Campus Town is located adjacent to The College of New Jersey,(GPS address: 1928 Pennington Road/Route 31) in Ewing, and kicked … Continue reading

Blueberry Pie Contest Winners

Blueberry Pie Contest Winners

It’s so much fun to judge pies when they’re made with good JerseyFresh fruit! Last Saturday I joined fellow judges Frank Benowitz, Pam Parseghian, and Pat Tanner at the West Windsor Community Farmers Market for their annual blueberry pie contest. There were six entrants and we got to work just after 11:00 am, finishing up maybe … Continue reading

Welcome to LiLLiPiES

Welcome to LiLLiPiES

LiLLiPiES (photos below) has just opened in the Princeton Shopping Center and life is all the sweeter for it. Owner Jen Carson has been building her customer base for years, through special orders, farmers markets, and sales to area eateries (listed on her website), and you can learn all about her background in Pat Tanner’s excellent … Continue reading

31 & Main Farmers Market Debuts June 12

31 & Main Farmers Market Debuts June 12

Hey everyone, welcome the new kid on our farmers market scene! They’ll be open Sundays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm through October. Campus Town, located adjacent to The College of New Jersey in Ewing, will kick off the inaugural season of the 31 & Main Farmers Market at Campus Town beginning June 12. If you’re … Continue reading

May Recipe Of The Month-Baked Fish

May Recipe Of The Month-Baked Fish

Yes, I know grilling season is upon us, but since I’m an apartment dweller, I am in the habit of baking fish, which seems simpler than pan-frying although I love that too. I have two preferred methods for the baking and I like them equally: First is to generously coat the fish in spices (try … Continue reading