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Slow Food Northern NJ Annual Meeting at Duke Farms

Author Judy Wicks, local food pioneer and a leader of the local living economies movement, speaks at Slow Food Northern NJ’s Annual Meeting, which features a local-foods lunch prepared by area chefs  DATE: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 1-3:30 p.m. LOCATION: The Farm Barn at Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Parkway West, Hillsborough, NJ COST: $12 for … Continue reading

Chocolate Roundup

Chocolate Roundup

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and – strictly for research purposes of course! – I’ve been sampling various chocolates I received or bought (guilty!) around Christmas.  Not being one to look a gift horse, even a herd of them, in the mouth, here’s a rundown of what I’ve enjoyed. They were all good, and two … Continue reading

Visions of Sugar Plums

The Winter Collection of artisan chocolates from Donna & Company reads like a dream: Pumpkin Caramel, Tiramasu, Cranberry Orange, Vanilla Honey, Egg Nog.  Five perfect, hand-made pieces are packaged in a red gift box with magnetic ribbon closure. Other options include a 6-inch chocolate wreath with molded ribbon, pinecones and holly details (and more), or … Continue reading

Golden Egg Nog Truffles @ Donna & Company

I’m always going on about the fine artisan chocolates that come from Donna & Company in Cranford. Owner Diane Pinder also operates the Donna Toscana Chocolate Lounge in Cranford, and I have my fingers perpetually crossed in hopes of being able to buy her exquisite chocolates in the Princeton area some day. Meanwhile, you can order online … Continue reading

Farm Dinner at Griggstown Quail Farm

There’s still time to make your reservation for the July 19 dinner at Griggstown Quail Farm.  Chef David Felton (formerly of The Pluckemin Inn) will use the farm’s poultry and produce, and other local products, to create an elegant multi-course meal under a tent, complete with organic and biodynamic wine pairings from the Wine Library.  Chef … Continue reading