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NJ Recipe Guru Shares a Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

December 13, 2018

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

In ...

Popular Restaurant Addams Tavern in Westfield Readies to Reopen After Yearlong Closure

WESTFIELD, NJ — A popular restaurant in Downtown Westfield that has been closed for about a year is preparing to reopen with a new menu and staff.

Denise Telerico, a manager at Addams Tavern (part of Harvest Restaurant Group), said on Monday the establishment is tentatively anticipated to open Friday but has some preparations to make after its yearlong closure.

While the interior ...

Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Introducing NJ Flavor!

Welcome to NJ Flavor, the newest section on TAPinto.net.

Here we’re exploring tastes of the Garden State with stories and videos about the foods we love, from the hottest trends to hidden gems, the stories behind our favorites, destinations, awesome ingredients, events and festivals and, of course, great recipes.

This is the second TAPinto.net franchise for owner Jackie Lieberman, who ...

These NJ Church Volunteers Turned Homemade Soups into a Foodie Destination

At this Saturday’s annual Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest at Cranford United Methodist Church, it’s the soup that’s expected to steal the show.

Adding a soup festival component to the yearly fundraiser was the idea of church member Jo Ann Allen, according to Holly Walker, one of the “soup ladies” who volunteers to help cook about 35 gallons of homemade soups at ...

How to Make Perfectly Crispy Little Latkes (Even if You’re Cooking them Ahead of Time)

Hanukkah 2018 starts the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2. You can get a head start on these traditional potato pancakes by pan-frying them the day before. Reheat them in a single layer at 400 degrees Fahrenheit until hot, about 10 minutes.

The trick to latkes that stay crispy? Let them dry on a rack, instead of a pile of soggy paper towels. They cool quickly, so if you're serving them the same ...

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NJ Recipe Guru Shares a Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

December 13, 2018

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

In ...

Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Be the Best Guest with These Homemade Holiday Gifts

The holidays mean party season, and the best fetes include great guests — those who show up on time, provide help unasked and, of course, bring a thoughtful gift for their hosts.

Treats from scratch are a wonderful way to show appreciation, and maybe even show off a hidden talent. That being said, you don’t need to go big to go homemade — think small and simple ...

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It’s the Right Time for a Nightcap

November 23, 2018

Kara Newman, author of the new book “Nightcap: More than 40 Cocktails to Close Out Any Evening,” explains the history of the nightcap and offers some spiffy spots in New Jersey to get one, plus one to try at home.

Q. What inspired your book?

A. Honestly, I just felt it was an unsung category, but an interesting one. Every bartender seems to have a nightcap, even though ...

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These NJ Church Volunteers Turned Homemade Soups into a Foodie Destination

December 4, 2018

At this Saturday’s annual Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest at Cranford United Methodist Church, it’s the soup that’s expected to steal the show.

Adding a soup festival component to the yearly fundraiser was the idea of church member Jo Ann Allen, according to Holly Walker, one of the “soup ladies” who volunteers to help cook about 35 gallons of homemade soups at ...

It’s the Right Time for a Nightcap

Kara Newman, author of the new book “Nightcap: More than 40 Cocktails to Close Out Any Evening,” explains the history of the nightcap and offers some spiffy spots in New Jersey to get one, plus one to try at home.

Q. What inspired your book?

A. Honestly, I just felt it was an unsung category, but an interesting one. Every bartender seems to have a nightcap, even though ...

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These NJ Church Volunteers Turned Homemade Soups into a Foodie Destination

December 4, 2018

At this Saturday’s annual Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest at Cranford United Methodist Church, it’s the soup that’s expected to steal the show.

Adding a soup festival component to the yearly fundraiser was the idea of church member Jo Ann Allen, according to Holly Walker, one of the “soup ladies” who volunteers to help cook about 35 gallons of homemade soups at ...

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Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

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