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Baked Ravioli Bites with Balsamic Dipping Sauce

The Academy Awards will be fabulously delicious with baked ravioli bites with balsamic dipping sauce! Fried ravioli is a popular item on appetizer menus but I took this opportunity to make them not only delicious but healthier for you, too! Why deep fry in oil when you can bake in the oven and have your ravioli bites […]

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National Bloody Mary Day

It is said that every dog has his day. Now, the hair of the dog has his day, too. Yes, there is a special day set aside to honor the ubiquitous restorative elixir famously sipped after a night of one too many, and it’s known as the bloody mary. And which day is it, you […]

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Brunch with Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas

Whether you have guests staying with you for the holidays or you’re (finally!) enjoying some quiet time, preparing a delicious—and creative—brunch is a great way to spend a weekend morning. Executive Chef Josh Bernstein, of Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, offered up the mouth-watering recipes below, along with his thoughts on each one: breakfast pizza, wild boar […]

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Recipe: Phyllo Wrapped Brandied Baked Brie

With just a few ingredients and a few minutes of prep time you can absolutely wow your guests and kick off the holiday festivities with this amazing appetizer. This is not your typical ordinary baked Brie recipe. I’ve elevated it to a new level of gourmet with layers of phyllo dough encasing the wheel of […]

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recipe: sweet potato with caremalized onions and goat cheese

Sweet Potato Recipes

Few things beat a good sweet potato dish. This collection includes past Jersey Bites recipes and other favorites of our writers, past and present. Use one for Thanksgiving, or anytime you need a great side! Sweet Potato Gnocchi in Sage Brown Butter By Veronique Dubois, founder of Food and Wine Chickie Insider “I love gnocchi and with […]

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Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions

I was in search of a sweet potato recipe that didn’t taste more like a dessert than a side dish. Since I am a huge fan of goat cheese, this recipe immediately caught my eye. You have two choices when it comes to the final product. I chose to put everything in the food processor and […]

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Jar Goods Classic Red: Product Review and Recipes

I recently received a sample jar of fresh sauce from Jar Goods, based in Hoboken. I always love receiving samples before reviewing a product, because not only does it enable me to relay to my readers a personal encounter with the product, but also because it provides such a wonderful first impression when distributors make a […]

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Speak of the…Deviled Eggs!

National Deviled Egg Day is upon us, and we have a few ways to spice up your deviled egg approach this holiday season. For starters, our friends at Colman’s Mustard shared this home-cook-friendly recipe for deviled eggs. Colman’s Deviled Eggs These spicy appetizers are perfect to serve with a casual brunch or even a picnic. […]

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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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