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Easy Fall Cocktails to Celebrate the Start of the Season

September 25, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The air is turning cooler, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Now’s the time to get into the autumn spirit with these easy cool-weather cocktails you can make at home.

Pumpkin Spice White Russian: Over ice, combine 2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur, 1 oz. coffee liqueur and 1 oz. cream.

Maple Old Fashioned: In a ...

Young Blogger Shares Her Twist to the Popular French Dish: Croque Monsieur

As an avid foodie and high school student in New Jersey, many know me for my Gen-Z foodie blog https://afternoontea.me/. Even though my blog was originally created to share insight into the world of Afternoon Tea places globally, I’ve recently embarked on sharing contemporary recipes of my own that are great fit for teenagers and younger. A few days ago, I discovered the ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

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Easy Fall Cocktails to Celebrate the Start of the Season

September 25, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The air is turning cooler, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Now’s the time to get into the autumn spirit with these easy cool-weather cocktails you can make at home.

Pumpkin Spice White Russian: Over ice, combine 2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur, 1 oz. coffee liqueur and 1 oz. cream.

Maple Old Fashioned: In a ...

6 Ways to Enjoy Zucchini Season in NJ (That Aren’t Zucchini Bread)

NEW JERSEY — Aug. 8 is National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day.

Why? Because, this time of year, gardeners get a sudden influx of zucchini that needs to be picked all at once before it grows into enormous (but less tasty) squash on the vine.

If you’ve got a bumper crop of zucchini and summer squash, or if your neighbor is kind enough to share, here ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

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It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

September 11, 2021

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

NJ Farmer’s Market Find: What Are Ground Cherries, aka Cape Gooseberries?

NEW JERSEY — Ground cherries, also called cape gooseberries, make an appearance this time each year at New Jersey farmer’s markets. They’re also popular with home gardeners.

Like tomatillos, ground cherries grow inside papery husks that are easily peeled off. They have a golden color and a sweet-tart taste that may remind you of their cousin, the tomato.

You can eat these ...

6 Ways to Enjoy Zucchini Season in NJ (That Aren’t Zucchini Bread)

NEW JERSEY — Aug. 8 is National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day.

Why? Because, this time of year, gardeners get a sudden influx of zucchini that needs to be picked all at once before it grows into enormous (but less tasty) squash on the vine.

If you’ve got a bumper crop of zucchini and summer squash, or if your neighbor is kind enough to share, here ...

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