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Paul Wesley

Borscht Belt In Stockton

What’s a nice Italian chef doing opening up a Jewish delicatessen in our area? Everything—from creating its menu to cooking its food, to designing its decor and to turning it into a community go-to place for great, comfort food. Still, he has no...

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Since age eight Arlene Hayden has cooked and baked, and she offers her homemade canned foods, baked goods and her amazing sauce at Goodies at the Doylestown Farmers’ Market... Read more

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Ask Julius Facenda about comfort food and he’ll tell you the best ones come in small packages. Like little presents, each of his comes wrapped in its own handcrafted covering. To be more precise, Julius’ wrappings are deliciously edible. He blends... Read more

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Some have a blue tint to them. Others display petals that lean on the rosy side or burst into a brilliant bouquet of sunset orange. Still others are more sedate hiding in their mass of creamy browns or grays. A few are scruffy looking and globe-... Read more

When Vincent Gisoldi thought he would not be able to maintain a vegetable garden due to knee and shoulder problems, his son Vincent Jr. found a way to keep his father’s passion alive Read more

It was while hiking through the vineyards in the hills of Mongardino in the Piedmont region of Italy that Mike Conti’s love of wine was first ignited. He was with his great-grandmother, Nonna. Though she didn’t speak English and he didn’t know a... Read more

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It all started with salads. The “it” is Nourish by MaMa, on the corner of E. State and Donald streets. It’s one of Doylestown’s newest—and hottest—eateries. No surprise that the owner and creative chef is Kendall Bajek, who also owns the popular... Read more

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Cole Porter immortalized them in song. Ogden Nash sang their praises in his poem “A Drink with Something in It.” In “Sex and The City,” Carrie Bradshaw introduced the Cosmo to women everywhere, while Don Draper in “Mad Men” turned to more than one... Read more

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Of all the holidays, Christmas comes wrapped in the most traditions. From the Yule Log to the Christmas tree and from caroling to hanging stockings above the fireplace. Then there are the traditional Christmas foods: eggnog, gingerbread cookies... Read more

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In his much-acclaimed book “How to Cook Everything The Basics,” Mark Bittman defines sautéing as “cooking food in a skillet with some oil or butter (usually at least a couple of tablespoons) to brown it on the outside, while keeping it tender and... Read more

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Good food starts with good ingredients. But even the freshest, local ingredients, like a pastured-raised egg, grass-fed beef or freshly picked asparagus, can have its flavor profile raised with a shake of salt, a few grinds of black pepper or a... Read more

Graham Greene once said, “There’s always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.” For Bucks County resident Gregory Conocchioli that moment came when, at the age of eight, he made his first batch of preserves with the... Read more

From coffee to seafood, the Stockton Market offers an incredible variety of foods that please the palate and feed the soul Read more