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Food & Drink

July 24, 2022

Tampa, FL - Fresh off the press this week by Trader Joe’s is the fact that one of their very popular items-Soft Baked Snickerdoodles may have been compromised. As with any edible, it takes only one contamination to spoil the entirety. It was reported that there are concerns about the fact that ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Food establishments throughout the borough are gearing up to participate in South Plainfield’s inaugural Restaurant Week. Scheduled to kick off Sunday, July 17 and run through Sunday, July 24, the event will feature various specials and discounts at nearly two dozen ...

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Scotch Plains – Healthy cooking returns to the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center with a Sensational Summer Salad program held in the center’s newly remodeled demonstration kitchen. The free program is July 19 from 6 pm to 7:30 and features Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The town’s popular Farmer’s Market returns this Saturday, just in time to get farm-fresh corn, juicy Jersey tomatoes and other produce for your Fourth of July celebrations. The Farmer’s Market will open from 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, July 2 in the parking lot outside Woodbridge ...

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The recall of Jif products has prompted Fresh Del Monte to recall fresh cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter packs. The peanut butter within the packs has been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that ...

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Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company.  Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Of all the Saturday ribbon-cuttings in all the towns in all of New Jersey, they walk into mine. That had to be the thinking of Eric LeGrand, as he watched a steady stream of the state’s political elite and Rutgers powerhouses stop into the LeGrand Coffee House on May 14 to join ...

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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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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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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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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – When COVID left two local residents out of work, they saw it as a sign to fulfill their dream of opening their own business. After scouring over one hundred available commercial options throughout New Jersey, Krunal 'Kris' Patel of Edison and Hardik Dumasia of Piscataway ...

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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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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Senior Center welcomed members back to in-person activities earlier this month and, in celebration of Valentine's Day held a drive thru party on Feb. 18.  Center staff, braving the cold and wind, gathered outside to welcome a large group of ...

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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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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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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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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Hooray!  Girl Scouts are selling their famous, mouthwatering cookies! Support your local girl scout by visiting a cookie booth near you. Meet your cookies, including the new Adventurefuls here. Girl Scout Cookie fans can find a cookie booth by using the Cookie ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township's most famous 8-year-old pastry chef was eliminated from The Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" Monday night, with the judges disappointed by his blueberry jam, which had the consistency of syrup. The sweet concoction was deemed unsuitable as a key ...

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ORLANDO, FL-- Fresh Express has announced a recall of some varieties of its branded and private label salad products produced at the company's Streamwood, Illinois facility due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, ...

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Margherita Meats, Inc has recalled approximately 10,990 pounds of ready to eat pepperoni products due to the possible presence of Bacillus Cereus, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Bacillus Cereus, according to FSIS, is a toxin-producing ...

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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 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Members of the South Plainfield Senior Center gathered Nov. 19 for a Friendsgiving celebration featuring food, dancing, and fun in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.  “All of us at the center were so happy to be able to celebrate Friendsgiving this year. This ...

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NEW JERSEY– With Thanksgiving a week away, remember to be safe when cooking your turkey. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry- associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the ...

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Tastykake multi-pack cupcakes are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential presence of tiny fragments of metal mesh wire, announced Flowers Foods, Inc. According to  the FDA, a vendor notified the company of the possible contamination. The recalled products, which were distributed in New ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Borough native Katie Stilo, a culinary producer/food stylist for the Today Show, can now add 'international food stylist' to a long and growing list of professional accomplishments.  Earlier this month, Stilo's work debuted on the menu boards at the first-ever M&M's ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – KC’s Korner – the Norman House will celebrate Oktoberfest 2021 with a variety of traditional German food and drink specials throughout the month.  “Nobody in town does Oktoberfest like we do. We offer traditional German beers and traditional and authentic German foods,” ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two successful fundraisers hosted by KC's Korner – the Norman House over recent weeks have raised much needed funds for two local organizations.  "The turnout and the participation in both of these events was excellent," said Walter Kurilew, owner of the Oak Tree Avenue ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A 'Make Your Own Mozzarella' fundraiser will take place at KC's Korner on Sunday, Oct. 3. Proceeds from the event, which will run from 2 to 6 p.m., will benefit the Brian McAndrews Scholarship Foundation. The fundraising event, which will run from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Oak Tree ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – KC's Korner – The Norman House is sponsoring a fundraiser later this month to benefit one of South Plainfield's most active community organization. "The South Plainfield Elks, located on New Market Avenue, was severely damaged by Tropical Storm Ida. This is an organization ...

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