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Herbes de Provence brings a taste of France to your Garden State kitchen

October 19, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Herbes de Provence is a mixture of dried herbs typical of the Provence region of Southern France.

The standard mixture typically contains savory, fennel, basil, and thyme. Lavender flowers are often found in mixtures sold in the United States. Lavender is not found in the original French version, but as Americans associate lavender fields with Provence, liberty is taken to ...

'Bite Club', Union Public Library's New Monthly Cookbook Club

UNION, NJ - 'Bite Club' cookbook club coming to Union Public Library.

The Union Public Library is sponsoring a 'Bite Club' for those who love cooking, baking, and trying new recipes.  'Bite Club' is a new monthly cookbook club where foodies will gather to talk food and sample new dishes.

Each meeting will follow a different theme, ...

29th LBI Chowderfest Weekend September 30 and October 1

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The official end of summer comes with the 29th Annual Chowderfest Weekend on September 30 and October 1. The Chowderfest is one of the best known festivals on the East Coast, the weekend starts with Saturday's free Merchant Mart presenting live music from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Attendees can spend the day with dozens of merchants to shop for end of season bargains, localized ...

Jazz Thursday at the Union Farmers Market: This Week Featuring Matt King

UNION, NJ – Jazz Thursday at the Union Farmers Market continues this week with the Great American Jazz Piano Competition Winner Matt King. 

Pianist, organist, vocalist and composer King began his musical studies at age 5, his professional career at age 14, and has since performed to audiences throughout the U.S. and 16 other countries. He has toured extensively with jazz ...

Weather Report Looks Great for Saturday's Ocean County Irish Festival at the Manahawkin Lake Park

STAFFORD - On Saturday, the newly formed Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  It will not be held in Ship Bottom but instead in a new convenient location, the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin.  

Those planning on attending are invited to bring their own chairs and tables if they would like.  Families ...

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Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalksi to be honored by Community Access Unlimited Nov. 2

October 16, 2017

ELIZABETH--Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will be honoring Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski and Kevin Casey, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, at its Annual Gala Dinner Dance, being held Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott.

CAU is a statewide Elizabeth-based nonprofit providing support programs and ...