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Over 1 Million New Jerseyans Expected to Drive on Thanksgiving Weekend

November 22, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA estimates that more than 1 million New Jerseyans will journey 50 miles or more from home during Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.1 percent increase in travelers from 2013.

The majority of New Jersey travelers (nearly 89 %) will celebrate the holiday with a road trip, and this year it will cost them less money than in previous ...

Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe From Caprial Pence

Back in the 1990's I discovered Caprial Pence. She has had her own PBS series and has also hosted Caprial and John's kitchen with her husband. She has authored several cookbooks including American Bistro Fare.

One of my favourite American Bistro Fare recipes, and one that I have made several times (so much so that I no longer need the recipe) is Pumpkin Bread ...

Thanksgiving Fun Facts & Trivia

NEW JERSEY – 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, eggs, and dried fruits during the original three-day celebration.

For 154 years, ...

New Jersey's Best Rum Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe

MORRISTOWN, NJ  -  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 ...

CCM Culinary Arts Presents: How to Make Fried Rice

Dinner? Holidays? CCM Culinary Arts and Science Department presents "How to Make Fried Rice"

Local Restaurant Thanks Retired and Active Military With Free Burgers this Veterans Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In honor of Veteran's Day, 40North Restaurants is offering local retired and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces one Free burger at the Office Tavern Grill on Saturday November 11.

Veterans who show valid proof of military service can choose a free burger, including the Tavern Burger or the Crusty Garlic Bread Burger.

“40NORTH ...

Morristown Chef Participates In Benefit Dinner To Fight Hunger

HILLSIDE, NJ – The Community FoodBank of New Jersey hosted its Fifth Annual Chefs Tableside Dinner at The Westin Governor Morris on Thursday, October 26. Fifteen acclaimed chefs donated their time and talents to create an unforgettable culinary experience.

Due to the event sponsorship of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and support from others, the FoodBank raised more than $130,000, enough ...

Seasonal Comfort Food: Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

During this hectic season, between shuttling the kids from activity to activity and trying to enjoy the holiday spirit, it can be difficult to get a wholesome, homemade meal on your family table, day in and day out. But the solution for simple, delicious dishes is a lot closer than you think: the canned foods in your pantry.

With a well-stocked pantry full of ingredients like canned evaporated ...

Vegan Chili Even Carnivores Will Love

Chili in its simplest form is a stew consisting of chilies and meat often with the addition of tomatoes and beans. In this version we ditched the meat, kept the tomatoes and beans then added root vegetables for a flavor sensation that is as comforting for the body as it is for the soul. Forget every preconceived idea you have about vegan foods – this zippy comfort food is such a surprise ...

Herbes de Provence brings a taste of France to your Garden State kitchen

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Herbes de Provence is a mixture of dried herbs typical of the Provence region of Southern France.

The standard mixture typically contains savory, fennel, basil, and thyme. Lavender flowers are often found in mixtures sold in the United States. Lavender is not found in the original French version, but as Americans associate lavender fields with Provence, liberty is taken to ...

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