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‘Savoring the Shore’ Supports Sandy Recovery Efforts

  Nearly a year and a half ago, Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the east coast, devastating many parts of the New Jersey shore. Results of the storm can still be found and the rebuilding continues as Summer 2014 begins. In an effort of help residents who lost everything, New Jersey mother-and-daughter team Cheryl Larkin […]

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Martha Stewart on “Living the Good Long Life”

Martha Stewart. A New Jersey native. An all around domestic guru. She’s known for being the go to source for throwing a party (catering to decorations), mastering the perfect soufflé, and being the domestic goddess. So, when I was invited to a Princeton HealthCare System event where Stewart would be speaking about her 79th book […]

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Nourish: Cookbook Review & Giveaway

(Enter to Win a Free Digital Copy of Nourish by leaving a comment below this post. Enter by Thursday, 11:59pm. We’ll be giving away 3 copies Friday, June 21st.) Last week I found out about a brand new cookbook, Nourish, which was written by two New Jersey health coaches. As soon as I started flipping through […]

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DiBruno Bros. House of Cheese, by Tenaya Darlington

Author Tenaya Darlington’s new book about DiBruno Bros., the cheese mongers extraordinaire located just over the bridge in Philadelphia, and one of the ” go to” places for anything cheese in South Jersey has graciously allowed JerseyBites readers first dibs on an all-about-cheese interview. Tenaya A.K.A. Madame Fromage Madamefromageblog.com is a transplant from Wisconsin (a Cheddar Head) […]

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Chef Jose Garces’ Latin Road Home

Chef Jose Garces of Amada, Village Whiskey and Distrito Cantina at the Revel Hotel and Casino in AC has written his first cookbook The Latin Road Home which takes the reader for a ride into his personal culinary experiences and influences throughout his life. It is a beautiful jouney filled with delicious recipes and wonderful pictures of the many countries […]

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Book Review: Curtis Stone’s What’s For Dinner?

When I saw on Facebook that Curtis Stone was coming to New Jersey to promote his new book “Whats for Dinner?” I quickly tracked down “his people” and scored a shiny new copy to review. As much as I love the web, and you know I do, there’s still something about a hardcover cookbook that […]

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Tyler Florence’s Re “Fresh” ing Take on Home Cooking

Cookbooks are a dime a dozen these days; you can walk into any Barnes & Noble and find 100 cookbooks on the same topic.  Most of them have recipes with more ingredients than King Henry had wives, and are so involved the average working person ends up wanting to behead themselves. In his new cookbook […]

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Book Review & Giveaway: Ten Dollar Dinners

Melissa d’Arabian’s new book was sent to me this week for a quick review and yey!! GIVEAWAY!! We have two books to give away and a taste tested recipe below. Raised by a single mother who was putting herself through college and medical school, Melissa d’Arabian grew up in Tucson, Arizona, with a coupon-cutter mentality […]

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Rachael Ray’s New Book of Burger is YUM-O!

With a busy schedule of my own, I look at 30-minute-meal queen Rachael Ray and go “Why didn’t I think of that?” and admire her ability to seemingly do it all-Food Network star, talk show host, magazine editor, cookware designer and in her spare time, helm two charities. All this while balancing her husband, dog […]

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A Trip Through Italian American History with Lidia Bastianich

Television chef, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich is most known for her exploration of Italian cuisine, but in her latest book, Lidia’s Italy in America, she goes on a road trip across the United States into the heart of Italian American cooking today. We had the pleasure to catch up with her recently […]

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