Food & Drink

June 13, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ – ShopRite is among the stores alerting its customers today to a recall of an unbleached white flour sold in its stores. Using purchasing information gleaned from customers' "Price Plus" cards, ShopRite is using robo-calls to inform those who may have bought the product. The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Aldi supermarkets have announced a recall of flour sold in its stores that may contain E. coli bacteria. The recall applies to “Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour” which the supermarket chain sold in 11 states, including New Jersey. The flour affected by the recall was sold ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - It's official.  Giovanna's Restaurant, a South Avenue staple in Plainfield dining, will close its doors for good on June 30. Giovanna's, established in 1983, has been a popular place to celebrate baby showers, graduations, birthdays, and more.  The 20th Annual Wine Tasting ...

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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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WARREN, NJ - They did it. Local cakery owners and long-time friends, Gail Kingman and Lauren Vicari were featured in an episode of the Food Network’s newest culinary competition show called “Winner Cake All” on Monday night. And they won!   Warren was buzzing on Tuesday with talk of the “cake ...

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WARREN, NJ – On April 22, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants. These plants serve New Jersey American Water customers in the following counties: Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the fans that sat through Rutgers University home football game during the recent 1-11 season, the university has struck on a plan that will allow those loyal followers to drown their frustrations a bit more while also helping the team. The university athletic program ...

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Since its release in 2013, the Preppy Cookbook has become a favorite around here. After swooning over every morsel at Picnic in Ridgewood, as well as the other restaurants at which Christine Nunn was the chef, and knowing her CIA background I was expecting some fairly complicated recipes involving ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Hungry customers won’t have to look far for restaurants that serve Jersey Fresh foods. A bill (A1039) sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space requiring the state’s tourism division to publish on its website information about farm-to-table restaurants was signed this month by the ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The nuggets ...

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TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown. The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit ...

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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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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 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Remember that commercial when the gorgeous Catherine Deneuve sat casually on the edge of a pool table with her blonde hair cascading over one shoulder, as she said in a velvety French accent, "Please don't hate me because I'm beautiful?"  I remember hating her because she was ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Everyone but the brewmeister will be working Tuesday at Village Brewing Company. Just two months away from drawing the first mug of "Somerville Red" and other craft beers brewed on the premises, the owners of what will be the largest micro-brewery in Somerset County were busy ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. “One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot ...

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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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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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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. “One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot ...

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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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We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats. Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer ...

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VERONA, NJ - It’s Turkey Time and the Verona Fire Department wants to make sure its residents have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. They recently shared this video along with these tips from the NJ Office of Emergency Management on the Verona Fire Department Facebook page.   "Planning on deep ...

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WARREN, NJ - We've all been there, we go to bed on Wednesday night thinking this is going to be the smoothest Thanksgiving ever, only to wake on Thursday morning with the "we don't have enough food" panic. A bunch of TAPinto editors got together and figured out an easy solution: an extra side ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ The return of Colonial Christmas _ which showcases local decorators, re-enactors, Christmas crafts, tasty refreshments and musical performers, such as the Ridge A Cappella Choir _ begins this coming Friday evening with a holiday tree lighting in front of the Jacobus ...

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What you need: 1 package boneless chicken cutlets (about 2 oz) 2 green bell peppers 1 head of broccoli 8 garlic cloves 8 tbsp brown sugar 3 tbsp olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Rosemary to taste 1. Preheat your oven to 450 F.  2. Line cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper and ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat Township is hosting a special Thanksgiving Farmers Market on Sunday November 18. The Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be plenty of Jersey farmers with fresh home grown seasonal produce, fruits, herbs, flowers.   There will also be an array of featured ...

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Dunkin Hines is recalling four varieties of its cake mixes due to a potential presence of Salmonella.  In a company announcement, Conagra Brands announced that it is working with health officials in connection with a positive finding of Salmonella in a retail sample of Duncan Hines Classic White ...

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Holy Savior Academy will be hosting a Pasta Night on Saturday November 10th from 6pm-8pm.  Proceeds from the dinner will be used toward the Holy Savior Academy Athletic Department as well as the JV cheerleading competition music and stunt clinic for this season. Included with the admission will ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - While children across the Garden State are having dreams of endless supplies of Kit Kat bars, Butterfingers, and Tootsie Rolls, trick or treaters may be the subject of trick pulled off by one of the nation's largest retailers. The Target store in Clifton has a large Halloween ...

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