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Recipe: Avocado Hummus

Hummus just got a lot healthier! By adding the creamy superfood avocado, your hummus will be a lot tastier, too! Not only are avocados packed with about 20 vitamins and minerals, including potassium, lutein, folate, and Vitamins B, C, and E, they also are low in sugar and contain fiber! Yes, they are high in fat… but it’s the good, […]

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Recipe: Chipotle Cheddar Potato Soup

There’s nothing quite like a pot of soup simmering on the stove when there’s a chill in the air. Fall is making its appearance and Chipotle Cheddar Potato Soup is the perfect solution for a bone-chilling day! The creaminess of the soup is so comforting and the hint of spice will help to warm you up! Recipe […]

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3 Cocktails to Celebrate Great Summer Produce

This sponsored article is brought to you by Atlantic City Bottle Company. Summer has many charms: long warm days, backyard barbeques, walks on the boardwalk—to name a few. It’s all punctuated by the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables hitting their peak as Labor Day approaches. While they most certainly liven up your dinner plate, they […]

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Recipe: Cobb Salad with Spicy Deviled Eggs

This is not a traditional Cobb salad, but I like the substitution of the deviled eggs with a bit of heat. If that doesn’t suit your palate, chop the eggs and add them unseasoned to the salad. This makes a lovely dinner for two. Cobb Salad with Spicy Deviled Eggs Eggs: 4 hard-boiled eggs, cooled […]

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Recipe: Mexican Jersey Corn Casserole

Ooh, doggies. Jersey corn is in season and it is amazing. While I am a total lover of traditional corn on the cob (with smoked salt) there are other occasions when I just want to see what those glorious little kernels can do on their own, sans Mr. Cob. I actually made a delicious corn, […]

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CSA Goodness from Dreyer Farms

Somehow we’re lucky enough to live in a town that has an actual working farm. Dreyer Farms in Cranford has been around since 1904 and recently underwent a huge renovation that made it just that much bigger and better. My husband and I joined the CSA last year and I quickly realized that I really […]

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Bracco Farms CSA: The Goods on the Greens

  Anthony Bracco, owner of Bracco Farms in Pine Island, NY, grows produce that’s organic—never grown from GMO seeds and never gets treated with commercial herbicide or pesticide. Bracco Farms offers farm-fresh fruits and vegetables through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program that runs until November 4, 2014, with bi-weekly pickups in Cedar Grove, at […]

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Recipe: Kale Pesto

Picked up some kale at your local farmers market? Looking for something to do with the kale you received through your CSA? Look no further! Kale with toasted almonds is a combination that makes for a fabulously delicious and amazingly healthy pesto. Toss it with your favorite pasta for Meatless Monday, top chicken or fish, […]

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Cookin’ Local, CSA-Style

My CSA (community supported agriculture) venture started when I became a farm hand at a local organic farm. From summer through the fall, winter, and spring, I worked closely with the farmer, from going through seed catalogues in the dead of winter to starting seedlings in the hoop house in the early spring, it was […]

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Omelette aux Fines Herbes Recipe

This sponsored article is brought to you by The Hundred-Foot Journey. I worked as the PR Manager of a prominent New York City culinary school for a short time, and found it interesting that one of the major criteria used to evaluate a chef-instructor was his/her mastery of a French omelette. That’s probably because the preparation […]

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