Food Features

September 14, 2016 Thistle Dew Farm, Quakertown | 160 Guests In 2015, the Certified American Grown program launched the Field to Vase Dinner Tour with a mission of educating the public on the importance of buying American-grown flowers. The... more

Apr 1, 2017 12:00 AM Food

Almost six inches high, the dessert is complete with two layers of the restaurant’s fudge brownie-style cake, “a touch” of Kahlua, scratch-made whipped cream and chocolate whipped cream and is finished with sweet morsels and chocolate syrup. more

Feb 4, 2017 9:44 AM , Food

The James Beard House in New York City hosts about 200 dinners per year, but how many people make the time to go there? What if, instead, the chefs toured the country and brought the dinner to you? On September 19, the James Beard Celebrity Ch... more

Nov 28, 2016 10:27 AM Food

29 Cooks is a sort of magical land where people, no matter their age, can sign up to play in the kitchen. Although, the word "play" probably demeans the level of work that is actually being done here. Cindie Feldman is the mastermind and execu... more

Oct 28, 2016 12:52 PM Recipes

The Easton Public Market opened to what can only be described as an absolutely over-the-top excited crowd on April 15, after about two years in the making. Headed up by Market District Director Megan McBride, along with managers Liz Wyant and ... more

Aug 29, 2016 10:05 AM Business Bits

The Lehigh Valley is a complex web of cities, townships and municipalities, all with their own rules and regulations, which makes owning a food truck tricky business. more

Apr 28, 2016 2:54 PM Food

Tapas on Main is known for its small dishes (in fact, the word “tapas” refers to appetizers or snacks of Spanish cuisine), but this heaping stack of truffle fries is more than enough to share. more

Mar 3, 2016 10:01 AM , Food

The Rodale Institute is a quiet gem tucked into 333 acres of farmland in Kutztown. Working off the general public’s radar for decades, the Institute lays claim to being the birthplace of the organic movement in America and has had a global impact... more

Sep 29, 2015 7:55 AM Features

“Make ‘em and take ‘em” is the motto of the day for this outrageously delish tailgate menu. To take your tailgate experience from ordinary wings and things to the next level, we consulted with a local king of culinary endeavor, Laurin Fegley of S... more

Aug 26, 2015 8:02 AM , , Recipes

It’s what we’ve been waiting for all winter: The time when we transition from our indoor lifestyles and practices to our outdoor endeavors. Sometimes that time can’t come soon enough, especially if you love to garden. So if you are anxious to get... more

Mar 27, 2015 7:39 AM Recipes

With a plethora of herbs and spices literally at her feet and other yummy just-picked ingredients available close by, Kristin Perry of Ottsville’s Kitchen Potager, can cook up a cornucopia of pizza varieties. Here are a few of her favorite recipe... more

Aug 27, 2014 7:54 AM Food

End that love affair with SUGAR with these simply delicious recipes provided by Susan Bianchi of Intrinsic Health Systems of Bethlehem. Blueberry & Blackberry Crumble A delicious, easy and healthy dessert that can be enjoyed in any season! 2 c... more

Aug 27, 2014 7:54 AM Recipes


Pure Sprouts

We all know what a drag traditional grocery shopping can be, and what a drain it is on what little free time we have. Just when you think you have wheeled your last cart, local markets and delivery services have come up with some alternative ways... more

May 29, 2014 12:38 PM Food

If your culinary comprehension limits you to grabbing takeout, frozen meals or a dull succession of sandwiches, it may be time to enliven your diet by learning to cook in one of the area’s delectable venues offering lessons, demonstrations ... more

Oct 28, 2013 8:04 AM Food

“‘Is it safe?’ our friends ask me when they come over,” says Shirley Grumbine of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. “‘No, it’s not safe!’ I tell them.” Grumbine is referring to whatever concoction—this year it’s BBQ capable of sending your sinuses in... more

Aug 27, 2013 11:01 AM Things To Do

Since when has dinner become such a complicated affair? Why does it always involve trying to navigate through a mess of dishes and ingredients, meanwhile losing valuable time? With these four tips, you’ll be so efficient that you’ll never a... more

Jun 28, 2013 9:08 AM Food

If you are like a lot of people, you probably wonder if you and your family are eating the right foods, consuming too many calories or even getting the right balance of nutrition with your meals. Add in today’s hectic lifestyles, cultural f... more

Sep 20, 2012 2:25 PM Recipes

Summertime is the perfect time to gather the kids, pack up the car and head west. Traversing our region’s countryside, you will undoubtedly encounter the many roadside farm stands, historic landmarks and attractions, and tradition-preservin... more

May 24, 2012 2:22 PM Recipes