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Cookie-Palooza: Butter Pecan Cookies

November 30, 2017

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - My grandmother loved butter - she cooked in nothing but, she was fond of melba toast lathered in the stuff, her favorite candy was butter crunch, her favorite cookie was a pecan sandy and her favorite ice cream was butter pecan.  So this year I went in search of a cookie that reminded me of my Grandma who passed away just a month shy of her 98th birthday.  ...

East Brunswick Attorney Gets New Brunswick Sports Bar to Pay $57K in Wage Theft Suit

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick sports bar has agreed to pay $57,500 to six former employees, following a wage theft lawsuit that went on several years.

The lawsuit, filed by former employee James Gerard, accused World of Beer of violating state and federal minimum wage laws, according to a federal lawsuit against the establishment in the summer 2015.

World of Beer has roughly 70 ...

Making Classic Oatmeal Cookies brings the Entire Family Together

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Preparing food together can really bring the family together and get everyone off of their screens, but those perfectly shaped sugar cookies and gingerbread characters require a little more skill and attention when all we want to do is get together as a family. Enter "The Classic Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie."

Oatmeal cookies are drop cookies. In the simplest ...

Savor the Fall with a New Jersey Winery Tour Including Colts Neck's 4JG's Orchards and Vineyard and Holmdel's Fox Hollow Vineyards

Cancel the trip to Tuscany. New Jersey is receiving a great deal of acclaim for its vineyards with award-winning wines being produced every day. 

As Americans are enjoying fine wine like never before, the Garden State has become a destination for winery tours and tastings. Many wineries also offer delightful dining on their scenic premises. Take some time and make a visit to some of the ...

Elijah's Promise preps hundreds of Thanksgiving meals for those in need

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah’s Promise has built up a reputation as one of the most prominent soup kitchens in the Central Jersey region, and this Thanksgiving, the organizers will have another go at living up to that name.

This Thanksgiving, organizers are expecting to serve hundreds guests, ranging from the homeless to some of the area’s neediest families.

So for the past week ...

New Jersey's Best Rum-Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe is now the worst kept secret in the township.

Stilwell's jelly has been the subject of a great deal of chatter in town over the past few days. Then on Sunday afternoon. local business leader Izabela Van Tassel declared it "the best." Within hours, under cover of ...

Help Feed Area Communities This Thanksgiving By Stuffing The Bus

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Immaculate Conception School bus will be parked in the lot of the Stop & Shop in the Concordia Shopping Center on Saturday, November 11 from 11 a.m until 3 p.m. Residents are invited to come and stuff the bus with non-perishable food to help all members of the surrounding communities enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this holiday season.

The donations will go to the ...

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