Vizcaya Cocktail Recipe from Maritime Parc, Jersey City

Vizcaya Cocktail Recipe from Maritime Parc, Jersey City

Cheers! It's cocktail season, and we've got a great recipe for you from Chris Siversen at Maritime Parc in Jersey City. 

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Turkey Brine from Highlawn Pavilion

Thanksgiving Recipe: Turkey Brine from Highlawn Pavilion

Chef Mitchell Altholz from Highlawn Pavilion passed along his recipe below for brining and cooking a turkey. He chose this recipe because it's one simple thing the home cook can do to really improve the taste and quality of the central part of most Thanksgiving dinners.  

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Beers from Amanti Vino

Top 5 Thanksgiving Beers from Amanti Vino

With Thanksgiving goes football, and with football goes beer.  So, what beer goes with Thanksgiving?  

I consulted my local expert,  Sharon Sevrens, proprietor of Montclair's Amanti Vino.  The team at Amanti put their heads together, and here are their top five suggestions for beer on Thanksgiving. 

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Thanksgiving Recipe: Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Football is great,  and it's always nice to see the family, but let's face it: Thanksgiving is all about the food.  Any home cook worth their stuffing knows that producing this autumnal feast takes serious planning.  Determining the head count, drafting and re-drafting menus, testing recipes, and of course, considering the family vegan,  are all de rigueur.  

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NJ Restaurants Open on the Fourth of July

If standing over a hot grill isn't your idea of a good time, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate Independence Day. Here are a few restaurants that will be open this Wednesday, July 4th, 2012.

We will continue to update as information comes in. If there is a particular restaurant you are curious about, ask in comments and we'll do the leg work.

 

Albert's, (973) 233-0300

32 Church St.

Montclair, NJ 07042

Albert's is offering a southern style brunch on July 4th from 11am to 3. Discounts on are available on Patch, Yelp! and for anyone who signs up on the website.

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