When did apple picking become such a competitive sport? We went out with a couple of the kids and our grand kids this past weekend and when we pulled up to the farm driveway and saw lots of official looking men with flags to direct traffic and that cars were already overflowing into a new parking field at 10am, we kind of knew we might be in for a serious adventure. We noted all the “security” people and it just didn’t seem congruent with a day at the farm.
I regret that I don’t have any garden this year, but we moved in July, so . . . But the new place had a lovely herb garden already going, and I planted a couple more herbs in pots on the deck. It was a good year to forage for locally grown food – from farmer’s markets to road-side stands and generous friends with gardens overrun with tomatoes and goodies.
They don’t call it the Garden State for nothin’, New Jersey produces some of the best produce in the nation. Last month on my way to our old radio station www.homegrownradionj.com, where I still do a music show with my brother on the Uncle Buggy Show, when I’m in town, I stopped at Silver Lake [...]
Whether you are sifting through your smartphone for a recipe list or for a stellar local restaurant, there are countless apps available today for foodies everywhere and of every kind. It seems pretty likely today that when we’re in a pickle for where to eat or what to cook for dinner, we’re going to opt [...]
I have unexpectedly been in the northeast for the better part of a year now and realized, I have no social life. So I signed up for some Meetup.com events that would introduce me to like-minded people and teach me a thing or two, I hope. This week I ventured out to the Eco-Exchange: Food & Nutrition Forum – Sharing Ideas, Knowledge and Solutions. Just up my alley.
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Leslie Cerier, author, organic/seasonal/whole foods gourmet will be on with the Green Divas tonight to talk about her new cookbook, Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook. Seems like everyone is going ‘gluten-free’ these days, including me! Many people turn to gluten-free eating because of serious health issues, but there are some who are exploring it [...]
There’s no denying that the green divas are foodies! We love to play with locally sourced, sustainably grown goodies, cook it, play with it, eat it of course, talk about it and eat some more . . .