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Thinking Outside the “Corporate Box”: Innovative Bucks County Bread Sharing Programs

Thinking Outside the “Corporate Box”: Innovative Bucks County Bread Sharing Programs

As we enter into a new year, we savor the opportunity for self-improvement, the vow to be better – eat more nutritiously; enjoy family dinners; increase productivity at work; support the community. A local bakery in Perkasie is helping locals achieve those goals and more through an innovative and affordable Community Supported Bakery (CSB) Program, available for […]

Woman checking food labelling in supermarket

Hidden Ingredients that Can Sabotage your New Year Resolution

This article is sponsored by ShopRite of Yardley, the state-of-the-art grocery store in Oxford Oaks Shopping Center. Three hundred well prepared associates are ready to serve you as you shop aisles filled with the freshest varieties of produce, meat and seafood. In addition to offering the convenience of online shopping options, the 57,000-square-foot ShopRite of Yardley was […]

Holiday Grocery Guide

Holiday Grocery Guide

‘Tis the time for holiday gatherings! And where there are people, there must be food. Luckily, ShopRite of Yardley is here to serve all of Bucks County’s holiday entertaining needs- from ingredients to stock the shelves to catered specialties to wow your party guests to grab-and-go meals to keep your family fueled throughout the season. The dedicated team from […]

Happening Kid: Chef DerekQ on MasterChef Junior

Happening Kid: Chef DerekQ on MasterChef Junior

  Eleven year old Chef DerekQ of Yardey is one of 16 contestants currently competing in MasterChef Junior on Fox, which airs Fridays at 8pm, for a grand prize of $100,000. This food scientist may be young in his years, but he’s refined in his cooking. On a recent episode, DerekQ earned rave reviews for […]

One Year Later at ShopRite of Yardley

One Year Later at ShopRite of Yardley

It was just about one year ago that the Lower Bucks County food landscape was transformed with the addition of a new, state-of-the-art grocery store in the Oxford Oaks Shopping Center. With the addition of ShopRite of Yardley, locals are being treated to a whole new set of standards for grocery shopping. Gone are the days of a one-size-fits-all mentality. […]

Fall Cooking Classes at Sandy Ridge Farm

Fall Cooking Classes at Sandy Ridge Farm

We love to savor the amazing local flavors of fall, and there’s no better way to do that than in the kitchen! Here are some fall themes cooking classes happening throughout the 2015 season at Sandy Ridge Farm with Chef Kelly Unger: On Trend – September 24th Review the most popular cooking trends and turn a […]

Keep Summer Sizzling with Healthy Grilling Tips

Keep Summer Sizzling with Healthy Grilling Tips

by Elizabeth Rooney At this time of year, all that summertime fun begins to get a bit overwhelming for the waistline! But with access to a grill, any assortment of fresh meats; fruits; and vegetables on hand, and some helpful advice from Megan Collins, a Registered Dietitian as well as the Health and Wellness Manager at ShopRite of Yardley, you will be able to keep you and your […]

Healthy Summer Eating Tips Presented by ShopRite of Yardley

Healthy Summer Eating Tips Presented by ShopRite of Yardley

by Elizabeth Rooney Eating healthy during the summer season is a challenge; between barbecues, ice cream runs, and vacations, it’s easy to lost in the junk food! Megan Collins, as Registered Dietitian as well as the Health and Wellness Manager at ShopRite of Yardley, shares helpful tips to stay healthy throughout the tempting days of summer: Stay hydrated: When the […]

Farmers’ Market to Table Cooking Classes

Farmers’ Market to Table Cooking Classes

Starting on July 11, 2015 and continuing through October 31, 2015 Goût et Voyage will offer “Farmers’ Market to Table” cooking classes. Participants will meet at the Doylestown Farmers’ Market on selected Saturdays. Martine Bertin-Peterson, owner of Goût et Voyage, will lead participants through the market to select seasonal produce at its peak. Artisanal cheeses, […]

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Open Hearth Cooking at Yardley Friends Meeting

Rekindle the Past! On Friday, January 23, 2015, Yardley Friends Meeting will host a 6:30pm Colonial Cooking demonstration conducted by Mercy Ingraham followed by a potluck dinner. Mercy has been showing people how cooking was done on the open hearth at many of the areas historic sites throughout the region. She is author of Colonial […]

Cooking Corner: Cilantro Lime Fish

Cooking Corner: Cilantro Lime Fish

by Erin McNelis I bought a bag of limes last week at the grocery store because I thought they would look pretty in a glass bowl I have. They did look pretty, nestled in between a few clementines we hadn’t yet eaten. It brought a little color into the kitchen, and this gray time of […]

4 Places to find Farm Fresh Turkeys for Thanksgiving

4 Places to find Farm Fresh Turkeys for Thanksgiving

No more freezer burned turkeys from far away! Here are four farms in Bucks County that are selling fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving. If you want to eat local this Thanksgiving, be sure to order as soon as possible. Bolton Farm, 1005 Main Street., Route 113, Silverdale: The farm is the only large turkey farm left […]

Enjoy Apple Picking Season from Farm to Table

Enjoy Apple Picking Season from Farm to Table

by Lauren Rooney Aren’t apples great? There’s apple butter, apple jelly, apple juice, caramel apples, candied apples, apple pie, apple strudel… Okay I’ll stop before I start sounding like Bubba from Forrest Gump. Seriously though, apples are great. They are delicious, healthy and full of fiber and can be used in so many different ways. Fall […]

Local Mushrooms and Comfort Food are Just Right for the Season

Local Mushrooms and Comfort Food are Just Right for the Season

by Erin McNelis A lot of attention and emphasis has been paid to eating both locally and seasonally in the past few years. With farmers markets happening all over the county on several days of the week, it is easier than it has been in decades to do that. Now that it is fall, and the glut […]

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes

By Erin McNelis Since my oldest son was diagnosed with a food allergy, visits to bakeries have become a thing of the past. I have yet to find a bakery that doesn’t make a peanut butter cookie. I understand that. At one time in my life, I lived on the stuff. But no more. Just because […]