Posted: February 18, 2014 - 12:00 am
Married chefs from Egg Harbor Township share a commitment to sustainable, organic fare
You might say John and Amy Manzione have an organic
relationship. At least, that's the way John Manzione tells
Posted: February 11, 2014 - 12:01 am
Serving up quality comfort food at the Historic Smithville Inn
Chef Chris Bellino never does anything halfway. Finding his
passion for food at age 14 years, he began working in local
restaurants in order to gain the hands-on experience he would need
later to move up in the culinary world.
Posted: January 28, 2014 - 12:01 am
How a working honeymoon led chef to a restaurant in Somers Point
Gianni Randazzo doesn't speak perfect English but his
passion for Italian cooking comes through loud and clear. His
mother was a chef who cooked for 400 to 500 people each day.
Posted: January 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
Chowder inspires a meal served up at Roberta's in Northfield
Chef Joseph Muldoon has been surrounded by good food since an
early age. His mother, Roberta, a home economics teacher, instilled
in him a passion for food well prepared.
Posted: January 14, 2014 - 12:01 am
Serving up southern (N.J.) hospitality at Kelsey's in Atlantic City
Kelsey Jackson was born in Philadelphia but considers Atlantic
City his hometown. The family moved there when Jackson was 11 years
old, thanks to a family friend he considered an aunt.
Posted: January 07, 2014 - 12:01 am
Chef assures the menu is seasonal and sustainable at Peter Shields Inn in Cape May
The new owners of the Peter Shields Inn took over with the idea
of making it the best restaurant not only in Cape May, but in all
of New Jersey. Part of the plan was to get the right chef to make
Posted: December 31, 2013 - 12:01 am
Chef profile: Celebrating wine and food at Annata Wine Bar in Hammonton
Annata Wine Bar, which celebrated its fifth anniversary in
August, is one of the businesses instrumental in the rejuvenation
of downtown Hammonton. It is co-owned by Matt Brunozzi, his
brother, Philip, and his wife, Heather, and sister, Jackie
Updated: December 26, 2013 - 8:22 am
12 Days of Cookies: Cape May innkeeper's recipe adds to her list of winning culinary accomplishments
Jan Pask used to have access to all kinds of recipes in her job
as a a school librarian. And the Cape May innkeeper says she
actually can't remember anymore where she found the recipe for
her cherry macada-mia turnovers, which readers of The Press made
the clear winner in the "12 Days of Cookies" contest.
Posted: December 24, 2013 - 12:01 am
It's a family affair at Bake Works in Northfield
The three Scamoffa sisters have plenty of tasty memories of
growing up together. Maybe it was the two birthday cakes their mom
Patricia made for them every year.
Updated: December 24, 2013 - 3:59 pm
Cape May woman's cookie 'is like eating a bite of pie'
Patricia Smith's apricot crescent cookie, which is the
recipe she submitted for the 12 Days of Cookies contest, was her
late mother's favorite.
Posted: December 22, 2013 - 8:12 pm
12 Days of Cookies: Linwood woman’s key lime creation a holiday hit
It was just last Christmas that Bonnie Duberson, of Linwood,
invented the key lime cookie recipe she submitted for The Press’
“12 Days of Cookies” contest.
Posted: December 22, 2013 - 12:01 am
Northfield woman's cookies are great for any special occasion
Lynne Streb Bambrick makes sugar cookies that follows a recipe
started by her great-grandmother.
Posted: December 21, 2013 - 12:01 am
Linwood woman creates her own Girl Scout cookies
Sally DePamphilis, of Linwood, has been making her Girl Scout
chocolate mint cookies that she submitted for The Press'
"12 Days of Cookies" contest for at least the past 25
years. Her father, Bill McCardell, who lives in Florida, and
husband, Rick, like them more than any other cookie she
Updated: December 24, 2013 - 4:00 pm
Mother continues family's cookie-making tradition
Belinda Chester and her husband, Robert Chester, like dark
chocolate and cranberry. So, Chester altered her grandmother's
oatmeal recipe to create a dark chocolate cranberry oatmeal cookie
that she submitted to the 12 Days of Cookies contest.
Posted: December 18, 2013 - 10:38 pm
Cape May woman keeps old-world Italian recipe alive
If cookies are a Christmas tradition, so is wine. And Nancy
Trombino, of Cape May, sent in a 12 Days of Cookies contest-winning
recipe that brings together cookies and wine — and brings in a
longtime tradition in the family of her husband, Al. They can trace
these Italian wine cookies at least back to Al’s mother’s mother,
who was born Elizabeth Filippelli in Cosenza, Italy, in 1887 and
later came to America.
Posted: December 18, 2013 - 12:01 am
Making cookies is a family affair for Galloway woman
Christmas cookies aren't a one-person job for Sherry Manka,
of Galloway Township. In fact, her favorite thing about her winning
recipe in The Press' 12 Days of Cookies contest is that she
gets to share the labor - and the enjoyment.
Posted: December 17, 2013 - 12:01 am
Brigantine woman's sweet sugar cookies are sure to please
Bobbi Fusco, of Brigantine, submitted several recipes to the 12
Days of Cookies contest, but it was Bobbi's Sugar Cookies that
won for her. She's been making them for 45 years, ever since
she got married, but she admits she didn't always make them
right - and there's a story to why.
Posted: December 17, 2013 - 12:01 am
Putting his mark on a classic: Somers Point restaurant working to make the familiar special
Steve Novak, owner/chef of the Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Co.
in Somers Point knew from an early age, what he wanted to be when
he grew up.
Posted: December 14, 2013 - 12:01 am
12 Days of Cookies: Egg Harbor woman uses variety of chips for special cookie
Mary Moskovitz, of Egg Harbor Township, is pretty handy in the
kitchen - so handy, she even put together her own cookbook, called
"Morsels From Mary's Kitchen."
Posted: December 10, 2013 - 12:01 am
Embracing a new deli-dining concept
If location, location and location are the three most important
ingredients for a successful restaurant, than local
restaurateur/chef Bill Hurst has surely proven his third location
to be the charm.
Posted: November 05, 2013 - 12:01 am
What customers want: Diners' favorites a fixture at Inn at Sugar Hill
Good restaurants like good people change over the years. Larry
Boylan the owner and chef of the Inn at Sugar Hill in Mays Landing
is the first to admit that when he opened back in the 1980s his
restaurant may have been a bit stuffy, having been a young, cocky,
and prideful twenty-something himself.
Posted: October 08, 2013 - 12:01 am
Classic southern cuisine: Dickerson sisters still serving family favorites at Chalfonte
The historic Chalfonte Hotel is the oldest continuously
operating hotel in Cape May, having just finished its 137th season
since it was established in 1876.
Posted: October 01, 2013 - 12:01 am
Bongo Cafe in Ocean City serving up food for all
Walter "Buddy" Hungerford is a "classically"
trained chef who graduated from the Culinary Institute of America
in Hyde Park, N. Y., in the early 1980s. Patricia Davis, his wife,
got her bachelor's degree in nutrition from Immaculata College
in Pennsylvania, but it wasn't until she attended Bastyr
University in Kenmore, Wash., that she learned about natural
medicine, holistic nutrition and whole foods cooking.
Posted: June 11, 2013 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: Egg Harbor Township's Carmen Marotta combines influences into a tasty gumbo
For years, Carmen Marotta has been bringing the music of New
Orleans to the New Jersey shore.
Updated: January 22, 2013 - 4:36 pm
Legacy recipes: Brigantine man shares his grandfather's recipe for bacala
What started as an unwanted order to help in the kitchen turned
into a lifelong passion for Joe Picardi, who counts recipes learned
from his grandfather all those years ago among his favorites
Posted: December 18, 2012 - 12:01 am
Keeping the tradition alive
Every year, Erma Tidwell spends the day after Thanksgiving
getting ready for Christmas.
Updated: January 22, 2013 - 4:35 pm
Good meals that are good for you
People often tell children they can grow up to be anything they
want to be.
Posted: October 23, 2012 - 12:01 am
Legacy recipes: Food to help a foundation - Absecon woman makes recipes from her Lebanese heritage to aid AtlantiCare
Sometimes, learning a new language can bring some unexpected
Updated: October 10, 2012 - 12:46 pm
Legacy recipes: Egg Harbor Township woman finding her niche with kale smoothie
Elizabeth Kurban's commitment to a vegan diet has also
contributed to her passion for a career in the kitchen.
Updated: September 19, 2012 - 10:52 am
Legacy recipes: Local woman turns to grandmother's old recipes to feed her family
Denise DeFelice didn't cook for much of her life, but once
she started, she knew exactly what she had to do.
Updated: August 07, 2012 - 10:41 am
Legacy recipes: Cape May Court House woman's twist on a summer favorite
Every summer, Ruth Smith looks forward to using good Jersey
tomatoes when making a recipe she learned as a girl growing up in
Posted: July 17, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: Galloway man sticks to his mom's original recipe for Poor Man's Cake
Joe Cooke is serious about watching his weight and looking for
ways to cut the calories of meals he makes.
Updated: June 26, 2012 - 7:43 am
Legacy Recipes: Margate woman is comfortable in the kitchen
Some people are born artists. Some are born writers. Joan
Seltzer is a born cook.
Updated: June 12, 2012 - 7:13 am
Legacy recipes: At Mildred's in Strathmere, Raffa family serve family recipes in a family business
Sometimes, old family recipes start with old family friends.
Updated: June 06, 2012 - 6:20 pm
Legacy Recipes: Ocean City's Joe Sheridan follows his family's calling into food service
Joe Sheridan wasn’t inspired by his grandmother’s kitchen skills
to take up a career as a chef.
Posted: May 29, 2012 - 12:01 am
Legacy Recipes: The art of feeding a crowd - Ventnor woman known for her Monday night dinner parties
Elaine Cacia inherited a slew of recipes from her mother and
Posted: May 22, 2012 - 12:01 am
Legacy recipes: Luck, love and his family's lasagna
Sometimes, a great family recipe can skip a generation.
Updated: May 15, 2012 - 2:01 pm
Legacy recipes: Absecon woman known for meals that satisfied her large family
Marion Boney likes to keep busy.
Updated: May 15, 2012 - 2:01 pm
Legacy recipes: Galloway Township woman pleases family with meals from Holland
Here's the thing about cooking a great meal. The amount of
preparation time frequently doesn't match the time spent
Posted: May 01, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: Egg Harbor Township woman's family cook book features generations of handwritten recipes
Katie Quigley got the gift of family history shortly after she
and husband Steve were married.
Updated: May 15, 2012 - 1:58 pm
Legacy recipes: People can't seem to get enough of Ship Bottom woman's favorite dessert
By the time she was 18, Nita Shapiro had already met the man she
wanted to marry and encountered a dessert she would serve for the
rest of her life.
Posted: April 17, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: Egg Harbor Township woman helps people with plans for low-calorie meals
Nancy Adler has always been influenced by the people in her
life. Now she's having an influence on other people's
Updated: May 15, 2012 - 2:01 pm
Legacy Recipe: Linwood friendship born over 'a pot of gravy'
Good friendships often involve good meals.
Posted: April 03, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy Recipes: Celebrating Passover with a generations-old gefilte fish recipe
Sometimes, maintaining traditions takes work - and some special
Posted: March 27, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy Recipes: Galloway Township grandmother passes on recipes and a lifetime of love
Leaving a legacy for your grandchildren can take some
Posted: March 20, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: EHT woman's baked goods in demand whenever friends get together for a party
Antoinette Woods loves to cook - and that's a good thing,
because whenever there is a party or gathering, people look to
Woods to supply the treats.
Posted: March 13, 2012 - 12:01 am
Legacy recipes: Mullica Township woman serves up a sweet Irish treat
Mary Farrell Guerrieri is no longer a teacher, but after two
decades in the classroom, she can't help thinking like one.
Updated: March 06, 2012 - 6:55 am
Legacy recipes: Margate couple team up in the kitchen to make memorable meals
Bob Blumberg and Jessica Cuevas know what it takes for a
marriage to succeed.
Posted: February 28, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: EHT woman's bread pudding recipe brings good taste, warm memories
Sometimes family recipes conjure up memories that have nothing
to do with great meals.
Posted: February 21, 2012 - 12:00 am
Legacy recipes: West Cape May's Lucille Thompson adds a new dish to a roster of great family recipes
Lucille Thompson knows the value of a good family recipe.
By Dave Enscoe, Advertising Department
By Arv Voss, Motor Matters
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - Walmart is seeking local permission to expand its Middle Township store into a Supercenter, making it one of only three in South Jersey.