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Food Assistance for Federal Government Employees on Furlough

January 10, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The partial shutdown of the Federal Government is now in its third week.

The Interfaith Food Pantry believes that the partial shutdown has impacted the lives of many employees and their families.  As time goes on, the need for additional resources, such as food increases.  The Interfaith Food Pantry, with locations in Morristown and Morris Plains (in the Central ...

Order Lunch or Dinner Out and Support the Morristown High School Fencing Program

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown High School Fencing Program is holding a fundraiser on January 15 to benefit the program. The program is just coming off a successful weekend tournament where the boys' team took 2nd place in the County Tournament and the girls' team took 3rd.

Community members are invited to eat in or take out lunch and/or dinner at Portofino's Restaurant on January ...

Keep it light in the New Year - Try Pascarella Bros. Cobb Salad

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Looking to eat light in the new year? Try  the Cobb Salad from Pascarella Bros Deli.

Pascarella Bros has locations in Morristown and Chatham. To see the complete menu, click HERE

New Year’s Superstitions: What to Eat

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - What do you eat for good luck to start the new year off right? Are Black Eyed Peas, Cabbage, Fish, Greens, Lentils, Noodles, Pomegranate, or Pork on your menu?

 

Our family always has herring, Southern friends have ham, greens, black eyed peas, and corn bread, some friends do long noodles and still others have pork and sauerkraut.

We’ve heard that eating ...

Cranberry Orange Cookies Brighten Up Holiday Cookie Platters

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 version of a shortbread, but with cranberry, orange zest, white chocolate chips, and walnuts for ...

Cookie-Palooza: Nanaimo Bars

MORRISTOWN, 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 (unsweetened)

½ cup finely chopped pecans (I pulse them ...

Brenda's Chocolate Chip Cookies with Cranberries and Pecans

WARREN, NJ - Drop cookies are holiday favorites because they are so easy. 

Ingredients:

Measure all of your ingredients first, and have them assembled on your workspace. 

2 1/4 cup flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup butter

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

2 cups chocolate chips

Raw cranberries and pecans to ...

Cookie-Palooza: Pecan Fingers, Smothered in Sugary Sweetness

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 flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely chopped pecans
Additional ...

Empty Shelves at ShopRite of Greater Morristown Due to Overnight Power Loss

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown area shoppers looking to purchase perishable food items from ShopRite of Greater Morristown should wait a few hours before heading to the store.

According to store employees, around 1am on Tuesday December 18, the store located at 178 Hanover Avenue in Cedar Knolls lost power. Overnight employees were able to quickly remove all perishable food items from the ...

Cookie-Palooza: Hello Dolly Cookie Bars

MORRISTOWN, 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 myself!"

This recipe for Hello Dolly Cookie Bars comes to us from the editors at TAPinto ...

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