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August 6, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ  - It’s super-hot out. You don’t want to leave your house to go out to lunch or dinner, but you also don’t want to cook. You could heat leftovers in the microwave. Perhaps you could make a sandwich with cold cuts. Or make a salad and possibly dump a can of tuna over ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024. "There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown is home to a new ice cream shop. After a delay in opening, Stack Creamery, located on 48 Washington Street, finally opened its doors to the public. Stack Creamery is a family owned business with other creameries in Westwood and Jersey City. Owners, Mohamed Elnakib and ...

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Looking to cool off on a hot summer night? Try granita, an icy dessert that is easy to make and requires no time in front of the stove. Originally from Sicily, granita is a shaved ice treat made from sweet, ripe fruit that’s puréed and frozen. Ours tastes like white sangria and includes a ...

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Enjoy a little bit of Christmas in July with Mrs. Macculloch's Snow Drift Cake! A delicious cake known by many names, Snow Drift cake was initially thought to have similarities to a sponge cake and, later, the Angel Food Cake. Learn more and see the recipe: Original Recipe Snow Drift Cake: 3 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Every year hot dog aficionados celebrate National Hot Dog Day throughout the country. This year the annual observance took place on Wednesday, July 20. What is more exciting is that Jimmy Buff's made the top 50 list in the regional publication nj.com  How Jimmy Buff’s came to be ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Vespucci's Marketplace is temporarily closing on Sunday's from July 24th through August 28th. They will go back to being open on Sundays after that.   Vespucci's wishes everyone a great and happy summer!

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Tampa, FL - Fresh off the press this week by Trader Joe’s is the fact that one of their very popular items-Soft Baked Snickerdoodles may have been compromised. As with any edible, it takes only one contamination to spoil the entirety. It was reported that there are concerns about the fact that ...

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Nothing beats a cool, creamy dessert on a hot summer day. We’ve got a customizable recipe for no-churn ice cream that starts with two simple ingredients. The trick to making ice cream without an ice cream maker? Folding in fluffy whipped cream. For the base, you need a 14-oz. can of sweetened ...

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Louisa Macculloch (1785-1863) had two recipes for lobster in her hand-written 19th century family cookbook. One, for Stewed Lobster, is dated, July 4th, 1868 while the second, is for Lobster Soup. Both actually demonstrate what the author of “The Strange History of Lobster Stew” explains about ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ –Legislators are calling  on New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to Reverse Special Event Limit on Breweries that went into effect July 1, 2022. More than just the Commissioner, brew pubs across the state, as well as customers of the establishments are speaking up for ...

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The temperatures are rising, check out this cool summer salad. It's great for dinner or lunch Recipe: Ingredients:  Head of Iceburg lettuce shredded cheddar cheese red onion black beans corn chips (I use Fritos but you could use any including Doritos) cherry ...

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Who said cocktails couldn't be healthy? Try this energizing and delicious summer cocktail, created by The Chambers Center for Well Being nutritionist, Sharon. Energizing Strawberry Mojito Recipe: Strawberry Mojito: 1 serving 2 strawberries- fresh or frozen 4 small mint leaves 1 lime ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The 'Jersey Freshcipes' contest is the hottest thing in the kitchen this summer. TAPinto caught up with contest winner Melissa Raho of Behind the Plates.who served up Grilled Jersey Corn with Garlic Chili Butter and Lime. Corn is at its peak in the Garden State from around the ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Vespucci's Marketplace in East Hanover has announced delicious specials for the 4th of July weekend. They are offering specials on hamburgers, London broil, sirloin steaks, sausages, Angus bone in rib-eye, hot dogs, jalapeno cheddar dogs and so much more! Visit Vespucci's ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - From July through September, it is the prime time to pick your own peaches right here in New Jersey.   Lucky for Morris County residents, there is a local farm in Chester that offers daily peach crop picking. You can pick them directly from the tree. Check online for daily ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Vespucci's Marketplace in East Hanover has announced delicious specials for the 4th of July weekend. They are offering specials on hamburgers, London broil, sirloin steaks, sausages, Angus bone in rib-eye, hot dogs, jalapeno cheddar dogs and so much more! Visit Vespucci's ...

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Wonder, a new home dining experience serving 22 towns in New Jersey, has announced its first ever Student of the Year awards. The company is currently accepting nominations for 2022 high school graduates that exemplify Wonder’s core values of mastery, compassion, and courage. "These communities ...

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A single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe has been recalled due to potential contamination, announced Freshpet Inc.  The product, with a sell date of 10/29/22 has been recalled due to the potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled product ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday June 16 from 1pm - 2pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). There will be meat, produce, breads, canned and dry foods. A distribution will take place on Friday in Parsippany on 299 Webro Road ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -ShopRite’s registered dietitian, Shelbi Thurau, has shared a simple recipe as Memorial Day quickly approaches. Tonight's recipe is Mediterranean Burger. Ingredients 2 russet potatoes, cut into wedges 1 package Certified Angus Beef patties 4 French brioche hamburger ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday June 9 from 1pm - 2pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). There will be meat, produce, breads, canned and dry foods. During the Morristown distribution, there will be drive up COVID ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -ShopRite’s registered dietitian, Shelbi Thurau, has shared a simple recipe as Memorial Day quickly approaches. Today's recipe is  Grilled Caesar Salad with Blackened Shrimp. Recipe: Ingredients 1 lb blackened shrimp, thawed if necessary 4 romaine hearts, halved ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -ShopRite Registered Dietitian, Shelbi Thurau, has shared a simple recipe as Memorial Day quickly approaches. Today's recipe is  Grilled Fruit Salad Ingredients 6 cups assorted grillable fruit, such as watermelon cubes, cantaloupe cubes, mango chunks, chopped pineapple, ...

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The recall of Jif products has prompted Fresh Del Monte to recall fresh cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter packs. The peanut butter within the packs has been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that ...

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Among the many dessert recipes from the Macculloch cookbook is one for Albany Cake, which was a popular 19th-century dessert. Although the name stayed the same, recipes for Albany cakes varied from puddings to cookies (tea cakes) to actual cakes. Louisa’s recipe is very similar to one that was ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - If you are unable to readily find formula, please consult the following resources that may be able to help. Manufacturer Hotlines Gerber’s MyGerber Baby Expert: reach a certified nutrition or lactation consultant by phone, text, Facebook Messenger, web chat, or video ...

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Acres and acres of apples grew on the Macculloch property for most of the 1800s. It is not surprising that Louisa Macculloch ((1785-1863) has an early recipe for cider cake among the 160 recipes in her cookbook. Considered to be a classic American dessert, cider cake called for hard apple cider, ...

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Over two thousand frozen pits on Van Leeuwen Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk has been recalled announced Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY. The recall was initiated because the non-dairy frozen dessert may contain undeclared specific traces of tree nuts; cashews and pistachios. People who have an ...

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Multiple varieties of Grandma's Cuisine, Bernat's and Golden Eagle frozen cheese-filled pierogis are being recalled because they may contain undeclared milk allergen, announced the FDA. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic ...

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