Food & Drink

December 16, 2018

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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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli and the Greenutley committee will host the townships first ever 'Winter Nutley Farmers Market' on Frb. 10 2019. Food crafters and makers of handmade products are welcome to apply. Residents are asked to save the date for the market. It will take ...

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NEW JERSEY - Approximately 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor have been voluntarily recalled due to improper labeling, said the FDA in a press release. According to the release, Danone North America is recalling the product after it was ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A popular restaurant in the downtown that has been closed for about a year is preparing to reopen with a new menu and staff. Denise Telerico, a manager at Addams Tavern, said on Monday the establishment is tentatively anticipated to open Friday but has some preparations to make ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Since opening Vilardo's Italian Deli in the days just before Christmas in 2017, Jason and Lauren Braitsch made it their goal to give back to the community that they knew was going to make their business a success. The wall of "Treasure Chest Trees" at their High St. deli is testament ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  Vilardo's Deli on High Street is serving as a drop off point for residents wishing to make a monetary contribution to the annual Adopt-A-Family Treasure Chest. The Treasure Chest program provides help to families needing assistance during the holiday season.  Vilardo’s ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Margaritas will be on tap this weekend when 'El Toro Loco' celebrates their grand opening in Bloomfield Center. Billed as a 'Modern Mexican Kitchen,' the restaurant has a major influence from the Lone Star State.  The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday and continues until 1 a.m.

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day." According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company, has permanently closed its doors. Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave, Dairy Air came under fire for having, what residents called, a "sexualized" logo.  Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream ...

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Welcome to NJ Flavor, the newest section on TAPinto.net. Here we’re exploring tastes of the Garden State with stories and videos about the foods we love, from the hottest trends to hidden gems, the stories behind our favorites, destinations, awesome ingredients, events and festivals and, of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In a perfect example of “You can’t have one without the other” city-based microbrewery The Alementary spent much of this past November supporting Hackensack Riverkeeper’s mission to ensure clean, plentiful water for all – including the making of craft beer. During that time, a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutleyite Domenick Scutti, 85, is practically unstoppable. He has the secret to growing the largest tomato and is not giving it up.  Scutti has won five out of six years in the township’s annual Biggest Tomato Contest. This year’s contest was held Sunday, Aug. 26 at Nutley’s Farmers ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Avenue invites the community to gather with friends for 'Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols' this Saturday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening  This Saturday's gathering is a part of a series of food-centric ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Santa, and his helicopter, may have left Nutley for the North Pole, but confidential sources told us that the big guy himself will be back in Nutley Sunday for the Nutley Fire Department 'Pancake Breakfast.' Each year, Santa slips away from the North Pole to visit Nutley for this ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, cider, and doughnuts, are all a part of Nutley's annual tree lighting celebration this Sunday in the center of town.  The celebration starts with music programs at John H. Walker Middle School at 5:30 p.m., The fun spills out onto Franklin Ave.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The scouts of pack 22 invite everyone to join them for a pancake breakfast Sunday Dec. 2 at St. Thomas Church's Hereon Hall. The fundraiser breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee. Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children under 5 are invited to ...

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TRENTON – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention have announced that their agencies have narrowed down the source of contaminated romaine lettuce at the heart of a recent outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7, and that no New Jersey-grown lettuce is connected ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Joey B, of Joey B Outdoors, sat down with Nick Pallotta in his latest podcast. Pallotta is the founder of locally made  of 'Pallotta Hot Sauce.'  In the podcast, Pallotta describes the process of making pepper sauce from farm to table and the current menu of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Rotary Club of Nutley will host a special lunch/dinner buffet at Luna Wood Fire Grill to benefit the children of a poverty-stricken community in Upstate New York on Saturday December 1.  Everyone is invited to join the Rotary at Luna for a free meal, and the opportunity to win a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Music Boosters Association will host the 'Taste of the World II' January 25 at Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave. Nuttley's favorite restaurants and food crafters will come together for one night to support students of instrumental music in all Nutley Public ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The scouts of pack 22 invite everyone to join them for a pancake breakfast Sunday Dec. 2 at St. Thomas Church's Hereon Hall. The fundraiser breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee. Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children under 5 are invited to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Look, up in the sky, its a bird, its a plane, its ... a bottle of Pallotta Hot Sauce!  Now through Cyber Monday (Nov. 26), Pallotta Hot sauce will ship free for orders of $20 or more. According to owner Nick Pallotta, Superman will help "to get your orders to you SUPERFAST!"  To ...

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VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the last year the Verona Fire Department shared some helpful tips to ensure its residents had a safe and happy Thanksgiving. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove thought it was information that should be shared again... "Planning on deep frying your turkey this ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The public is invited to participate in Essex County’s annual 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center by entering their best gingerbread houses in a variety of categories. The free competition encourages have fun over the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The cranberry sauce made by Nutley High School Culinary students was the most talked about subject at 2017 Nutley Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving luncheon. Students shared their recipe then, and we're sharing it again this year, so you can put some Raiders excellence on your ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published the weekend before Thanksgiving every ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Snow days are the perfect time for a family to do something together. Why not gather the troops and make a batch, or two, of classic oatmeal cookies.  The Original Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a classic that is meant to be shared as much as a batch of these cookies are ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires.  “One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen – more than any other place in the home,” says Madison State Farm agent Mary Comito.  “The number one cause of fires in ...

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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 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Rotary Club of Nutley will host a special lunch/dinner buffet at Luna Wood Fire Grill to benefit the children of a poverty-stricken community in Upstate New York on Saturday December 1. Everyone is invited to join the Rotary at Luna for a free meal, and the opportunity to win a TV, ...

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