Saturday, November 19, 2011
Do you make a non-conventional dessert? Side dish? Main course? Tell us about it!
While the “traditional” Thanksgiving dinner usually consists of turkey and trimmings, we have all established different traditions through the years. That said: Do you bake or cook anything that strays from conventional Turkey Day cuisine? Perhaps it is a dessert, a side dish – or maybe even the main course. We are looking for your non-traditional recipes to share with our Patch readers. Please e-mail them (and pictures) to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish them early next week. And, of course, feel free to share below in the comments.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Cooking Demo: Local Mom Nancy Silverman makes her famous fresh summer tomato sauce and talks about Jake's Ride.
Nancy Silverman wants you to know something. As summer winds down and school gears up, you might notice signs and painted bikes popping up all over for Jake's Ride. Jake is Nancy's 15-year-old son and he was diagnosed with Dystonia in fifth grade when he was just 10. Before Jake's diagnosis, Nancy, like most of us, led a typical life not knowing much about the disease at all. Dystonia, a neurological movement disorder, causes painful spasms in one or more parts of the body. It was a long year of tests and doctors visits when they finally got the diagnosis and subsequent treatment for Jake. It's a year Nancy never wants to live through again and is passionate about raising awareness so no other family has to suffer, too. Being the …
Friday, June 4, 2010
The celebrity chef signs books at William Sonoma at the Mall at Short Hills.
Two young Emeril Lagasse fans were dressed in their best chefwear to meet him on Friday afternoon. John DeSena, 8, of Westfield, was dressed in an apron, which Lagasse signed for him. He's been watching the celebrity chef's television show since he was 3 years old. With him was Marco Damiano, 5, of Kennelon, who was dressed in a chef's hat an apron. He plans to open his own restaurant some day. Neither knew each other before Friday, but had met while they were standing in line to meet Lagasse at the William Sonoma at the Mall at Short Hills. They met the chef together while their mothers took photos of the boys, and their mothers were trading contact information following the meeting. Lagasse was there to promote his new book "Farm to Fork…