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

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 [...]

Strawberry Love from A Bucks County Kitchen

by Kelly Madey of A Bucks County Kitchen My love affair with strawberries began at an early age. I can remember stepping on to the back porch of my grandmother’s house, Greeted by the sweet scent of sun ripened strawberries from her garden. As I navigated through the clover filled grass to get to the [...]

You are Invited to a BBQ at the farm of Iron Chef Jose Garces

by Lauren Rooney Join the Garces Foundation for a Summer Barbecue on June 7th from 2-5 at Luna Farm, the 40 acre, all-organic, sustainable farm that provides produce for Jose Garces popular restaurants in Philly and Atlantic City.  The Garces Foundation, started by chef Jose Garces, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Philadelphia’s underserved [...]

Moms are FARE: Local author publishes allergy friendly cookbook

Cipriano playing in at park. May is all about moms! But it's also food allergy awareness month. Well, one local mom, Lora Cipriano, is working to raise awareness, publishing her first allergy free cookbook called, "Children's Allergy Free Recipes: No Peanuts, Tree-nuts, Or Eggs Used In These Family Recipes." Lora began modifying, recreating [...]

5 Fabulous Margarita Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

It’s time to celebrate the fifth of May and there is no better way than by sipping on the perfect Margarita.  We’ve put together 5 recipes for you to choose from! The Classic Lime 1-1/2 oz. silver tequila 1 oz. Cointreau 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice splash simple syrup salt (for rim) Fill a cocktail shaker with ice [...]

Your Bucks County CSA Guide

by Lauren Rooney It's no surprise to anyone that eating fresh produce from a local garden is a healthier option than getting it from the grocery store. Even First Lady, Michelle Obama, encourages healthy eating with her “Let's Move!” campaign and the White House garden, which she started when her husband took office. So it's [...]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house, but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I'm sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and Onions I like this [...]

‘Huge Party’ Planned to Celebrate Food Co-op Opening

By Kara Seymour It’s a party to celebrate local food and you’re invited. The Doylestown Food Co-op’s grand opening celebration is Saturday, March 22 and will feature samples, a discussion on farm preservation, a chance to meet local farmers and raffles. The shop, which had a soft opening in January, sells a variety of locally-produced [...]