NJ Flavor

July 20, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. Nothing beats a warm summer night — the perfect time to grab your date’s hand and go for a walk. With so many quaint New Jersey towns from which to choose there’s no shortage of options, but Morristown stands out ...

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Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here. Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use ...

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Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read more about her at the end of this article. We all know that family with the “allergy kid.” You know, the ones that always bring their own food to parties and create a ...

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Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer. Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew ...

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What it is it about radish slices dipped in melted butter then sprinkled with a touch of coarse salt that makes them so good? Is it the refreshing crunch of the radish? The way the butter smooths out the vegetable’s harshness, without eliminating its heat? The pop of flavor enhanced by ...

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Named for a character in the children’s book “The Wind in the Willows,” Rat’s Restaurant at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, offers every bit as much charm and whimsy as the park itself. Step inside the old-fashioned French countryside-style café or choose a seat outdoors with a view of ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. When it comes to celebrating Independence Day, we’ve come a long way in regard to what’s on the menu. Years ago, Americans in the Northeast would typically feast on salmon and green peas. If you want a patriotic ...

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This story first ran on TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove. Historic Morgan’s Farm is a landmark in Cedar Grove, yet many are unaware that it is also a working organic farm — in fact it is the only organic farm in Essex County and has recently expanded to include an indoor market with a larger ...

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This story first ran on TAPinto Westfield. The pizza slices served at Westfield's train station Saturday night were not from your average pie. Burim Regjaj and his staff at Outta Hand Pizza assembled and baked the 9-foot by 4-foot Sicilian pizza showing the red, white and blue of the American ...

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This story first ran on TAPinto Paramus. A family-friendly food truck festival will roll into Paramus on Sunday, June 23, at Garden State Plaza offering an afternoon of live music, children's activities and offerings from more than two dozen food trucks, as well as a beer and sangria ...

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Wake up and smell the funnel cake — New Jersey’s state and county fairs have begun. The big events, which take place all summer long around the state, began as a way for farmers to teach people about agriculture and show off horses and other animals. These days fair-goers can also enjoy rides, ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even ...

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Pinata cakes (aka surprise cakes) are “the” birthday party dessert now. The layer cakes are filled with candy, so when you cut into them — surprise! — M&Ms or Skittles or sprinkles or whatever spills out. Being the awesome mom that I am, I decided to take a shot at making one for a particular ...

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One bunch of beets, two recipes. When you buy fresh beets, assuming they come with the green tops, you’re really getting two vegetables — the roots and the greens. Use them both with our easy recipes for Beets with Lemony Dressing and Beet Greens with Garlic: Beets with Lemony Dressing 1 ...

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Come for a wine-derful time. Leave grapefully happy.  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —Get ready to “Sip. Savor. Celebrate” at the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival taking place June 8 and 9 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at The Mt Carmel Society in Berkeley Heights. Come wine down with some of New Jersey’s best ...

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