Even though I’ve lived my whole life in New Jersey, I only recently moved to Titusville, NJ in 2011. I have had a few people raise eyebrows at me when I tell them I live in Titusville… it’s definitely not as shiny and exciting as New Hope or Philly. It may be one of the quietest towns in the entire state of New...

Banner Photo by Felicia Perretti When I bought tickets to the Cherry Grove Farm’s Dishing Up New Jersey farm to table dinner, the forecast was calling for a beautiful night. 24 hours later, we were driving in torrential downpour down River Road! What a surprise, Mother Nature likes to keep us on our toes. But it...

I can’t say I was ever much of a rice person when it came to cooking. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE rice – all kinds of rice dishes. Risotto, paella, bibimbap, biryani, jambalaya… The list goes on. But finding good rice and cooking it well was always a challenge for me. So when I learned that Blue Moon Acres was growing...

Whenever someone mentions a farm, my ears perk up. I certainly don’t know every single farm from New York to Pennsylvania, so I love learning about new ones that focus on unique farm to table experiences. So when a client of mine had mentioned Wyebrook Farm and their guest chefs, I had to look into it some more…...

The gin is in! When I saw that one of my favorite restaurants, Ninety Acres, was running a gin cocktail class, I immediately signed my husband and me up. This place is unlike any other in New Jersey, and perhaps the world. The history is quite interesting: set against the rolling acres of this large property, Ninety...

You can never give someone or something just ONE chance. Growing up, we all had foods we didn’t like. Hello, brussels sprouts? Can you imagine if you never tried them again after trying them just once as a kid? Your life would have a big giant brussels-sprout shaped hole in it. So when Mistral popped up on my Open...