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The Underground Cookbook Barbara Grunes

Let’s Talk About Turnips

Root vegetables may have strange shapes, earthy smells, and weird surfaces that present themselves as an ordinary everyday type of food. They are anything but ordinary, however. The “root” of these veggies is one of high nutrition with a high... Read More

Manhattan Holmdel New York Comedy Invades New Jersey

Just for Laughs

For those who take their entertainment planning seriously, a great night out is no laughing matter – unless, of course, you happen to enjoy comedy shows! If you’re looking to share some laughs with family or friends, there are plenty of options in... Read More

New Jersey Flea Market

Day Trip to Flea Markets

At long last, the first day of spring is just weeks away! For many people, that means it’s time for spring cleaning and the chance to air out their homes, clean out their closets, and bid farewell to things that they no longer want, need, or use. For... Read More

New Jersey Recipes

Cooking in the Firehouse

Dorothy Jackson Kite, the author of Cooking in the Firehouse, was inspired by the dedication of the firemen in her hometown in Georgia, and by her recollectio n of stories told to her by her fire-fighting grandfather. She put together a collection of... Read More

Sophia Ziajski

Be an Agent of Change

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact the Journal. We’ll help you polish it up,... Read More

Clementine’s Restaurant

This month, the Journal welcomed our new managing editor, Deirdre Flanagan-Ward, and we put her right to the test and asked her to pick the restaurant. She picked a winner. Clementine’s Restaurant is a truly different kind of place. It’s got that... Read More

When the Cook Can’t Look

Just when you think a cookbook cannot be innovative, cookbook author Ralph Read created a cooking handbook for the blind and visually impaired entitled, When the Cook Can’t Look. A blind man himself, Mr. Read designed this book to be read aloud to the... Read More

A Cupid Crusader Saves the Day

“I might have waited till the last minute again, but I will not let this year be a flop!” Mark thought to himself as he jogged through the trails of Hartshorne Woods Park. Valentine’s Day was just one day away but lucky for Mark, he lives in... Read More

Let’s Talk About Spices

Pepper and cloves and cinnamon and nutmeg are surely the spices of life, the very ingredients that fragrantly flavor our foods and add interest to our meals. What would a plum pudding or mince pie be if we had no cinnamon or nutmeg? How strange would... Read More

USA Presidents in New Jersey

In February, while romantics turn to thoughts of Cupid, historic hounds spend a little time thinking of the Presidents. While Virginia and Ohio may have produced the most presidents, New Jersey and specifically, the Jersey Shore has been a favorite spot... Read More