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Saturday // August 19 // 2017
Milkshakes: Wholesome or Hair of the Dog

Milkshakes: Wholesome or Hair of the Dog

With so many local ice cream makers sourcing high quality ingredients, you can almost justify a morning milkshake. We start with scoops from three of our favorites suppliers, then add healthy ingredients to boost their flavors, but if you’re feeling last night’s outing, go for the hair-of-the-dog option. Sips up! READ MORE >>
Wednesday // November 16 // 2016
Potato and Fennel Au Gratin

Potato and Fennel Au Gratin

This rustic, simple adaptation on the traditional Potatoes Au Gratin has an unexpected addition of fennel that makes it a perfect holiday (or any day) side dish.  READ MORE >>
Monday // November 14 // 2016
Thai Chicken Meatballs

Thai Chicken Meatballs

This go-to party food hits the trifecta. It is warm and comforting, easy to eat while mingling, and takes a perennial favorite to the next level. READ MORE >>
Friday // August 26 // 2016
Leaders of the Pack: Roasted Veggie & Spiced Chickpea Farro Bowl

Leaders of the Pack: Roasted Veggie & Spiced Chickpea Farro Bowl

This hearty salad combines filling faro, bright parsley, crunchy chickpeas, and lots of roasted veggies. Layer all of your ingredients together, and throw a small vessel of Mirin mustard vinaigrette in your work bag for lunch time.  READ MORE >>
Friday // August 26 // 2016
Leaders of the Pack: Sesame Soba Noodles with Shitake, Bok Choy & Radish 

Leaders of the Pack: Sesame Soba Noodles with Shitake, Bok Choy & Radish 

With a little weekend prep — sautéing radishes, bok choy and shiitake mushrooms; wisking a sweet Tamari sauce; and prepping Soba noodles — this chilled lunch on the go will be the envy of your officemates.  READ MORE >>
Thursday // August 4 // 2016
Recipe Review: Butterbeer

Recipe Review: Butterbeer

In case you missed the recent Harry Potter weekend, or have yet to catch up on re-reading your favorite book series, don’t worry: We’ve tried out something to tide you over as you wait, wand in hand, for the next magical movie marathon. In light of the newly released Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and READ MORE >>
Friday // July 15 // 2016
Recipe Review: Creamy Chicken Penne

Recipe Review: Creamy Chicken Penne

I have a love/hate relationship with pasta, but in all honesty I've never met a man named pasta I didn't like. Buzzfeed’s Tasty has whipped up something that seems like it’s from an Italian grandmother’s kitchen but will make you feel like a five-star chef in your own Little Italy. READ MORE >>
Friday // July 8 // 2016
Recipe Review: Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad

Recipe Review: Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad

  With my impending senior year on the way and adulthood just around the corner, I figured I should learn some facets about what more “mature” and older people call “being an adult.” That’s right, turn off your stoves and put your sharp objects away because this 21-year-old is making dinner.     I decided READ MORE >>
Friday // July 1 // 2016
Cabernet BBQ Sauce and Burger

Cabernet BBQ Sauce and Burger

  Cabernet BBQ Sauce   2 cups ketchup ¼ cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 bottle Pennsylvania Cabernet Sauvignon 1 tablespoon chili powder Salt and pepper to taste 1. Place a large pot over medium low heat. Add the ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Cabernet Sauvignon and chili powder to the pot and whisk READ MORE >>
Friday // July 1 // 2016
Farm-to-Table Chardonnay Potato Salad

Farm-to-Table Chardonnay Potato Salad

  1 (750 ml) bottle Pennsylvania Chardonnay, divided 1 Tbsp caraway seeds 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard ½ cup olive oil 2 pounds local tricolored fingerling potatoes, medium dice 2 stalks celery, small dice 1 bunch local scallions, thinly sliced Salt and pepper to taste   1. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 cup of READ MORE >>