Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Crème Brûlée

As French as crème brûlée sounds (and it is a French name), the French cannot claim it as their own. During the Middle Ages, England and Spain loved their delicate, silken, rich custards and also made a similar dessert, and the French were right there... Read More

Dining with Draz: Big Ed’s Barbeque

I love America, I love barbecue, and I loved Big Ed’s Barbeque in Old Bridge. Here in this patriotic month of July, we wanted to go with an old-fashioned American favorite, and so we took off to a classic. Big Ed’s Barbeque’s grills and smokers... Read More

Fun in the Water

The summer season provides a great opportunity for you to share some quality time with your pets outside. Many dogs love the water, but despite what you may have seen in the movies, cats do not particularly enjoy it. Another common misconception is that... Read More

Historic Havens: Old Tennent Church

In this month when we celebrate Independence Day, we reflect on the brave patriots who fought to establish this union. On June 28, 1778, General George Washington led the Continental Army to fight the Battle of Monmouth. However, long before this became... Read More


How fast are you to say yes? Have you ever made a deal that was accepted quickly, only to have buyer’s remorse like you could have done better? More to the point, have you ever been asked for something and jumped to provide the part, service or time... Read More


Dear Cassie: How does the court resolve a custody dispute?  -L.K. Dear L.K.: In determining custody of a child, a court is always controlled by the child’s best interests. New Jersey has a custody statute, N.J.S.A. 9:2-4, which identifies several factors... Read More

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, so don’t worry, let’s... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Veggies

Do you like to make dishes with the main as a vegetable? Perhaps you are exploring vegan dishes to improve your eating habits. Or maybe you are interested in getting to know the glories of the greens.  Perhaps you are a person who wonders what all the... Read More