Food & Drink

August 4, 2018

 Asian Cucumber Salad Serves: 6 Ingredients For Salad: 2 large cucumbers, cut into ¼” slices [peel only if skins are tough] 2 scallions, green and whites separated and thinly sliced 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds, optional Ingredients For Vinaigrette: ¼ cup Seasons Blackberry Ginger Dark ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Bucco Couture owner Carmen Bucco is the latest local celebrity named to the panel of judges for Nutley's Perfectly Peach Contest. The Nutley Farmers Market will host a qualifying round for the sixth annual statewide 'Perfect Peach Pie' contest this Sunday. The contest itself is ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - National Farmers Market week is an annual, week-long awareness campaign to show the nation how much value markets bring to their communities and how important communities are to the success of farm markets. National Farmers Market Week is August 6 to 10, 2019. Area residents can be ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Representatives from Essex County will be at the Watsessing Park county farmers market Thursday July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to process applications for senior citizen market vouchers.  Qualifying senior citizens from Essex County can apply to receive $25 in vouchers that can ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The best JerseyFresh produce comes to market in August and the Nutley Farmers Market will celebrate the harvest with two special events in August.  On August 5, the annual 'Peach Party and Pie Contest' returns. In this annual event, local enter their peach pies to be judged by a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Asprocolas Acres returns to the Nutley Farmers Market on Sunday with a large variety of fruit, vegetables and greens for your table. TAPinto Nutley caught up with them at the Essex County Senior Citizen market for a preview of some of what to expect on Sunday.  Asparagus! Jersey ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - MEAL, the Nutley steakhouse located directly across from the On3 campus, is the only Essex County restaurant to make NJ Isn't Boring's list of the 'Best Bottomless Mimosa Brunches' in New Jersey. Meal is described on the list as "The Meal’s brunch menu includes creme brulee French ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In 1984 President Ronald Reagan declared July 'Natonal Ice Cream Month' and the third Sunday in July as 'Ice Cream Sunday.' Kingsland Manor is celebrating the 34th anniversary of National Ice Cream Month on July 15 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The celebration includes house and garden ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Farmers Market opens for the 2018 season at a new location with some new faces joining the lineup of favorites. Opening day is Sunday June 17, the market will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Municipal Lot No. 9 in behind Bella Luce.  Each week, the market hosts a walk and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's landmark 'Park Pub' is under new management. The new management team is Khris Reina, Joe Calafiore, Ryan DePersio, Cory Checket, and Seth Damski.  The pub is currently open 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. during the week, from 12 p.m. on Saturdays. The new owners are serving Artisanal Bar ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Farmers Market favorite 'RocketFuel Cold Brew' will be sampling their Hazelnut Cold Brew and original Four-Bean Cold Brew Saturday May 5 from  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Tiki Bowls on Franklin Ave.    

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NUTLEY, NJ-- Nutley FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), an organization of high school students who learn about God’s purpose for their lives, being men of integrity and serving others, is holding a BBQ dinner event on May 19th starting at 6:30 PM.  The dinner will benefit the FCA Students' ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge has brought its magical blend of Latin soul and Cuban spirit to Totowa.  Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge, located at 1 Route 46 west inside the Holiday Inn in Totowa, will celebrate the grand opening of its second location with two events in May.

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NUTLEY, NJ - The JerseyFresh Nutley Farmers’ Market, will move to the property formerly known as the Ciccolini Building for the 2018 market season. Keeping with tradition, the market will open on Fathers Day, June 17, and continue through the end of October. Many of the market favorites are ...

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BLOOMFIELD NJ - Don Cleary and his wife Bonnie opened the Philly Pretzel Factory in Nutley Center in October 2016. Today they are inviting all of Nutley to stop in for a free pretzel as they celebrate 'National Pretzel Day.'  Every Philly Pretzel is made from scratch in the Franklin Avenue ...

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Bloomfield, N.J. - From a young age, Luciana was always an entrepreneur. At only seven years old, she would call her younger sister into her room and sprawl out her arms announcing "ROOOOOM SALES!" She would then sell her sister random items from her room and make her use her piggy bank change to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - According to Nutley Mayor Joseph P. Scarpelli "the plan is to move the farmers' market" to the Ciccolini property on Franklin Ave. The JerseyFresh Nutley Farmers’ Market, has called Municipal Lot No. 1, behind the Nutley Diner, as its home for years. The market typically runs from ...

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Mini recipes, those with five ingredients or less, are always the best because they are so simple and usually cost a lot less than the pre-made versions available at the market.  This balsamic vinaigrette has just four ingredients (salt and pepper don't count) and gets a really thick creamy ...

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End of Elm will debuting its 2018 Spring cocktail menu this weekend. Stop by and let your bartender know what your in the mood for, chances are high that it might be mezcal.  Whether your a mezcal lover or first timer we are sure that you will love these drinks! For more information or to see ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Carlo’s Bake Shop, known from the TLC network show “Cake Boss,” closed its E. Broad Street storefront this week. Passerby on the street noticed on Tuesday that the store was closed. A sign in the window reads that the bakery is relocating, but a new location was not ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business. Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Hurricane Sports Grill has opened its first location in New Jersey in the borough at 1530 Route 46 west, next to Fairway market. A fast casual restaurant, Hurricane Sports Grill is an offshoot of Hurricane Grill & Wings. The Woodland Park eatery will be the third in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – If you have ever eaten "The Nicky Newarker" or the "The Miami Hound Machine," this story will be of great interest to you, a true hot dog lover. Destination Dogs, the eatery specializing in hot dogs that opened in the city about six years ago on Paterson Street, will be featured ...

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Easy Egg Salad Serves 4 What to do with all those hard-boiled eggs?  Try this easy egg salad recipe.   Ingredients: 6 large eggs, hard-boiled and chilled ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp prepared mustard, salt and pepper to taste Optional additions – 2 tbsp green onion, sliced ...

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Newark, NJ--The first edition of the Greater Newark Visitor Information Guide to promote the Newark region to local, domestic and international visitors to the City of Newark and Essex County attractions is set to be published later this year. The project is a collaboration of the Greater Newark ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Cadets from Nutley Girl Scout Troop 20129 spent much of Saturday selling cookies on Franklin Ave. The troop is based at John H. Walker Middle School. All of the young women in the troop have been friends since Kindergrten. Two of the scouts have since moved to Fairfield and Morris ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Okay, I'll admit it.  I grew up hating Irish soda bread.  Too dry.  Not good toasted. Weird shape.  People brought it to my house every St. Patrick's Day, and I graciously accepted it and tried to palm it off on my guests.  I made sure that everyone had some to take home.  Oy, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- One of the most common misconceptions about St. Patrick's Day is that the Irish eat corned beef and cabbage. In actuality, it did not originate as an Irish dish. The meal gained in popularity during the mid-to-late1800s, a time that saw an influx of Irish immigrants ...

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HONEY GARLIC BAKED CAULIFLOWER 1 small head of cauliflower, cut into    bite-sized florets 2 cups panko bread crumbs Cooking spray 2 large eggs, whisked 2 scallions, finely sliced For the sauce: 6 TBS honey 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. onion powder 6 TBS water plus 2 tsp.

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