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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

Recipe of the Month – Tartiflette

Recipe of the Month – Tartiflette

Recipe of the Month – Tartiflette I read about this dish, which was new to me, in a memoir by a transplanted American living in France. (Samantha Vérant’s book, How To Make a French Family, is coming out in April.) Rather than try to save the recipe in the eBook, I clipped two other recipes from the … Continue reading

February’s Best Bites

February’s Best Bites

February’s Best Bites Once a year, I get to use the brevity of February as my excuse for a late posting of Best Bites (and Recipe of the Month, which I just posted). Then it’s back to “no good reason at all.” So, for February, a month short on days but long on good tastes, … 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

Hopewell Valley Restaurant Week March 5-15

Hopewell Valley Restaurant Week March 5-15

Warm up this winter with Hopewell Valley Restaurant Week! The flourishing restaurant scene in and around Hopewell and Pennington continues to attract a wide variety of diners and there’ll be something for each of them to enjoy during this year’s Hopewell Valley Restaurant Week March 5-15. Participants include a variety of establishments, each of them locally owned. … Continue reading

December’s Best Bites

December’s Best Bites

Ah, December, the most celebratory and calorie-laden month of the year! Here’s mine, culinarily speaking, from quiche to sausage to turkey (twice!) to rib roast, and a reckless splurge on the complete (to date) series of Short Stack Editions. Fish & Chips at Main Street (review here). Christmas Day dinner with friends at Shanghai Park, which … Continue reading

November is the cruelest month

November is the cruelest month

November is the cruelest month Yes, I know the cruelest month is supposed to be April, but for me it’s November, the month of the time change that plunges us into early darkness. That really cramps my style since I’m not a morning person and not fond of going out when it’s already dark, especially … Continue reading

October’s Best Bites

October’s Best Bites

OCTOBER’S BEST BITES October was a lazy month for me in the kitchen (under the weather), so I indulged in lots of shortcuts and easy meals, including some FreshDirect specialties like their excellent grass fed beef chili and chicken tortilla soup, which I’ve posted photos of previously. The captions below describe some of October’s dishes, … Continue reading