Category Archives: Chicken

OPENING NIGHT: LITTLE SILVER’S GRAZE IS A HIT

Graze Restaurant: The newest culinary offering from Chef Laercio Chamon had its debut last night and by all indications, this place is hot.

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FRESH FROGS: WE BOUGHT THE DUCK

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A particular aspect of living at the Jersey Shore is the abundance of food markets. Within a twenty mile radius we have our choice of mega-grocery stores, multiple “health” food shops, farmers markets, specialized boutique marts, and some of my favorite haunts—ethnocentric markets.

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EATING CLYDE: A CONSCIOUS MEAL

Green Duchess Farm in Franklin Township, NJ raises chickens, pigs, ducks and turkeys. The animals are pasture-raised, antibiotic-free, and humanely-raised. What does this mean?

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BANQUET: SAVORING A CELEBRATION OF VISIONARIES AND A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOO

What’s a food writer/photographer to do when she’s invited to a special party at a four star restaurant? Guest or no, it’s no longer in my nature to leave home without the extension to my arm some call a camera. And the celebrity of the evening, our hostess, didn’t blink an eye when her personal paparazzo showed up prepared to shoot.

My very good friend Susan Davis, author, physical therapist to humans and the animal kingdom, fantastic foodie, and occasional martini sipper had a milestone birthday. I’m bringing you along for the celebration.

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FARM MARKET: SLAYING ALIENS

Looking for all the world like little green space aliens, kohlrabi is in season and easy to find at your local farmer’s market right now. Don’t walk by and ignore it because you’ve never tasted or used it in a recipe. A member of the brassica family, the versatility of this vegetable alone is worth a whirl in the kitchen.

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