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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

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

KidKraft Vintage Kitchen on the curb

KidKraft Vintage Kitchen on the curb

Free to a good home, as spied on lower Merritt Lane in Rocky Hill a short time ago. Somehow I restrained myself from trying to fit it in my car! I tweeted this too, calling it Easy Bake,  but then I looked it up on Amazon.

Sick Room Food

I wasn’t exactly sick, but felt so done-in by the heat one day that I stayed in and hunkered down at home instead of venturing out. I felt a little queasy and didn’t feel like eating anything that required any effort, until I remembered I had some Target Archer Farms Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter in … Continue reading

La Vache qui Rit

I usually spurn processed cheese, but every now and then something like this Laughing Cow Light Blue Cheese comes along (same folks make the Babybel cheeses, too).  Laughing Cow, or as they say in France, La Vache qui Rit (a much more amusing website!), has been around forever, and it is handy for those on the go since it … Continue reading

Help Wanted: A revolution in school lunches

If Jamie Oliver’s show about revolutionizing the school lunch program in Huntington, WVa piqued your interest, and if you have professional food service experience, here is an opportunity for you to look at: HELP WANTED: NUTRITION MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY A group of public charter schools in Newark is seeking a manager to run its nutrition/food service program.  They … Continue reading