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May 19, 2022

SOMERSET, NJ - The 4th annual Franklin Food Truck Festival is returning to Franklin High (500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset) this Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm with 15 food trucks and more than 20 vendors planning to participate. Admission to the event is $8 per adult and $5 per child, funds raised ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -  REPLENISH, formerly known as the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS), hosted its sixth annual Dine Below the Line hunger awareness event at First Presbyterian in Metuchen. In addition to raising awareness about the growing problem of food ...

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Over two thousand frozen pits on Van Leeuwen Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk has been recalled announced Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY. The recall was initiated because the non-dairy frozen dessert may contain undeclared specific traces of tree nuts; cashews and pistachios. People who have an ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County residents need to get ready to vote!  Join Replenish for Dine Below the Line on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, at 6 pm.   This cooking competition showcasing  local food pantries preparing delicious, nutritious meals on a budget with items readily found in ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - It was "Team Jaleesa" all the way during a viewing party where local residents, along with Township officials, supported their favorite hometown pastry shop owner, Jaleesa Mason, as she competed in the finals of the Spring Baking Championship on the Food Network.....and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Never had a good, old-fashioned shrimp boil?  Well, now's your chance because the Twisted Crab eatery opened today in East Brunswick.  A shrimp boil?  That's a bunch of shell-on shrimp (with or without heads!) with some corn on the cob and red potatoes in a sloppy, wonderful ...

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Snak King has voluntarily recalled O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn due to the presence of undeclared milk. The recall was initiated due to the cross contamination with the milk allergen. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Happy Empanada Day! In honor of the tasty holiday that’s celebrated annually on April 8th, here’s a little history from Amigo Foods about the baked or fried pastry with Spanish origins. An empanada is a pastry or turnover that’s filled with savory or sweet ingredients. The ...

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Skippy Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein, according to a U.S.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - This Wednesday, March 30, Jersey Mike's Subs is giving a full day's sales — expected to approach $8 million — to charity. It's the sub company's 12th Annual Day of Giving when nearly 2,000 Jersey Mike's Subs restaurants nationwide will donate their resources and 100 percent of ...

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Ready to Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kits have been voluntarily recalled due to a milk allergen missing form the "contains" statement, announced Wilton Industries. The ingredient list on the package lists “Skim Milk Powder” as an ingredient, however the “contains” statement did not include ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Delaware Avenue Oyster House & Bar Executive Chef Britt Rescigno took on and "Beat Bobby Flay" on an episode that aired on Food Network on Thursday, March 24. Local to the LBI Region, Rescigno was born into the food industry. Her father a chef, she also grew up in ...

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Approximately 440 cases of Original Hash Brown Patties from Cavendish Farms Corporation have been recalled because they may contain undeclared wheat, announced the FDA. People who have allergies to wheat or celiac disease run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this ...

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NEW JERSEY — Just check the menu of any Irish bar/restaurant in America on March 17, and you’ll be sure to find corned beef and cabbage among the specials offered for St. Patrick’s Day.  After all, corned beef and cabbage is the quintessential Irish meal … or is it? The reality is that the Irish ...

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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, such a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council 6203, along with Sacred Heart Church and Our Lady of Czestochowa Church will be sponsoring their famous Lenten Fish Dinners.   The Fish dinners will be run during Lent on the following dates -  March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Christine Fiorentino, a former Bayonne teacher, will be among the eight top-notch home cooks competing in a brand-new reality competition series, the Julia Child Challenge. The show, which is set to premiere March 14 on the Food Network, will follow the contestants — all Julia ...

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Mac and Cheese lovers rejoice! Your dreams have come true. Can you think of a better way to spend the day than trying different variations of mac and cheese? Everyone’s favorite comfort food! Experience gourmet, chef-inspired twists on your childhood favorite on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – There’s love – not to mention the aroma of fine fare and the sounds of couples laughing - in the air everywhere you turn in City Center, where Valentine’s Day arrives with great deals, live music and endless opportunities for a romantic getaway. Unless you are a restaurateur, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Today is National Pizza Day, held annually since 2000. It's said that Americans, on average, eat 6,000 slices of pizza in a lifetime. And pizza restaurants across the country generated around $45.59 billion in sales in 2021 alone, according to Statista.com. So as you consider a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Where Miami and New York City meet in New Jersey "to create an atmosphere." That’s how Charlie Mayo describes the vibe inside Cuzin’s Seafood and Clam Bar, the newest restaurant in the city. “Everyone is welcome – we don’t care if you come dressed in Louboutins or Nike ...

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Happy World Nutella Day! Love bananas and Nutella? Make these easy muffins in minutes! A blender makes quick work of a couple of ripe bananas. Dollop a little chocolate-hazelnut spread on top of the batter — it will sink into the center before the muffins set. Serve these warm or completely ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Charlie Mayo has succeeded in duplicating his super successful Marlboro restaurant Cuzin's Clam Bar with a second location in New Brunswick. With his spectacularly talented Head Chef Jimmy Vastardis whom I’ve known for decades, they did it at78 Albany St. Seafood may be ...

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EDISON, NJ – Silver will be on hand as the Edison Chamber of Commerce and The Pines Manor proudly co-host The 25th Annual Taste of Middlesex. It won’t be the silverware because people attend the silver anniversary, but the delicious food.  This year’s event will take place on March 28, 2022, from ...

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Wish-Bone® Thousand Island and Chunky Blue Cheese Dressings have been recalled due to undeclared egg in the product, announced Conagra Brands, INC.  The egg in the product was not declared on the label, the company stated. The impacted products are identified below: Wish-Bone® THOUSAND ...

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Lidl branded frozen chopped spinach is being recalled due to the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, announced Frozen Food Development. According to the FDA, Listeria monocytogenes, is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or ...

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Snow is in the forecast, which means hot cocoa should be on the menu. Up your chocolate game with custom Hot Cocoa Bombs (6 for $30) from Creative Cakes by Sweta. How does a cocoa bomb work? Plop one in your milk of choice and wait for an explosion of chocolate, marshmallows, and edible bling.

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Edison: Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, the Food Network show hosted by Guy Fieri is coming to Edison's Skylark diner to film an episode of the popular TV show.  The show is coming back to the Skylark where it visited the diner one year after it opened.  The episode will be featured on the Food ...

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Amy's Kitchen has initiated a voluntary recall of the Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze due to a potential allergen, announced the FDA. The product could have a trace amounts of milk, which was not declared on the product label, they said.  The recalled product contains the following "Best By" ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Every Tuesday night, patrons of KC's Korner -  – the Norman House can enjoy food and drink specialties while trying their luck at radio bingo. "Radio Bingo is a creative spin on the traditional game and we are pleased to be able to offer it here," said Walter Kurilew, ...

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