Food & Drink

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup. Why is it so popular? “It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a new series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. There are two things we can count on happening when the clock strikes twelve on New Year’s Eve. One is that a big shiny ball will fall on Times Square, signifying the beginning of a … well, new beginning. The ...

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There are some things pressure cookers do really well, and risotto is one of them. No more standing over the pot stirring and stirring and stirring! Once the lid is on, set it for 10 minutes and come back to a creamy, savory side dish, perfect for chilly days. This recipe goes great with ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- When the Nutley Irish American Association hosted their annual Christmas party, the cranberry orange cookies were the most talked about subject of the evening. Santa was the headliner of the family-friendly evening, and even he loved these cookies.  The cookies are a drop cookie ...

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WARREN, NJ - Bar cookies are great for the holidays and year-round.  Nanaimo Bars: Base of the bars: ½ cup butter ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup cocoa (unsweetened baker’s cocoa!) 1 tsp. natural vanilla extract 1 egg 1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs ¾ cup shredded coconut ...

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WARREN, NJ — Pecan fingers are made by our family only at Christmastime. Be sure to dip them in confectioners' sugar once while they are hot, and then sift more sugar over them again when they are cool. Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 cups all-purpose ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Bar cookies like Hello Dollies are a great activity for families with younger children, the kids simply layer the assembled and measured ingredients. Aside from chopping nuts and removing hot cookie sheets from the oven, the children can most certainly declare, "I did it ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In a statement issued by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, the agency announced that New Jersey-grown lettuce is not connected to the recent outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7. "The New Jersey Department of Agriculture therefore reminds consumers and retailers that romaine lettuce ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, ...

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ATLANTA, GA -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have now warned U.S. and Canadian consumers not to eat romaine lettuce after 32 people in 11 states were infected with a strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli. "CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The day before Thanksgiving has become a holiday in itself - Thanksgiving Eve. It’s the night where going out to grab dinner or drinks with friends, old and new, can quickly turn into a high school reunion.  In the spirit of the season, Lyft has identified the top bars and ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Nick Capone, a high school senior in the Academy for Culinary Arts at the Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in Denville, was one of four young aspiring chefs who competed to make their dreams of attending culinary school a reality in Rachael Ray’s “Cook Your Way to Culinary ...

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