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Ceviche de Camarones

At La Tia Peruvian Cuisine, in the food hall in Linwood called The Exchange, lightning-bolt bites of citrus-cured shrimp positively electrify.

Baker to Baker

Sean Yan, Heirloom Kitchen

In the latest installment of TPW’s monthly column featuring Martha Rabello talking shop with a fellow practitioner of the pastry and baking arts, she visits with Sean Yan, pastry chef at Heirloom Kitchen in Old Bridge. And Martha scores a scoop as she learns more about this all-pro: Next year, he’ll be opening his own restaurant.

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So Right to Eat the Blues

It’s that most wonderful time of year: Blueberries, blueberries, everywhere! There’s even a new blueberry shop in Hammonton, which is where the star fruit proudly hangs its banner.

Lemon crunch pie
Fortnightly 5

Lemon Love: 7-4-22

Lifted by the sour-tart scent and taste of a seminal citrus fruit are several favorites from the past two weeks that include pie and pasta, a Palestinian classic and a perked-up berry sauce.

Sunday Kitchen

Blueberry Sauce, a la Julie Sahni

Rituals have their place, particularly on holidays. Making a seasonal sauce sparkle with an unexpected spice is a personal favorite at this berry-rich time of year.

Food Find

Tubular Treat

Frankly, a bite of a top-notch artisan-made hot dog can spark fireworks on the Fourth of July more dazzling than a shimmering pyrotechnics display. Ella Rapp has tried many different brands of ’dogs and is firmly in the camp of those made by the butchers at Chester Meat Market.

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Supper at Ramblin’ Sol

Farmers, artisans and their supporters come together at tables in Upper Freehold Township set to celebrate what’s grown, raised and made in the region.

Chef Train

Renee Faris: Erie Coffeeshop & Bakery

A pastry chef with a distinctive voice who came home to the Garden State to practice her craft in downtown Rutherford is the newest member of our elite club of top toques. Erie is where “tradition blends with seasonal whimsy” and the devoted line up to catch whatever is coming out of the oven.

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Seafood & Spice

Our farmers, working Garden State lands and waters, bring a bounty to the table this season-of-plenty. While straight-shooting, simpler takes on most foods yield satisfying results, a stop at the spice rack is how cooks make the familiar exotic.

Season's Eatings

Garden Jewels

There’s good reason the lettuce called Little Gem is so loved. Cabbage Throw Farm’s new crop will explain it all for you.

Dungeness crab stir-fry
Fortnightly 5

Classy Classics: 6-20-22

Some get a spin, some stay the course: It’s a pate and an omelet, biscotti and pickles, and a colossal crab stir-fry that are the stand-out eats of the past two weeks.

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Assembly Required

At Walking Bird Farm in Egg Harbor City, a community of culinarians joins forces to show that collaboration can kindle even more appreciation for foods grown and crafted locally.

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City Green

A nonprofit based in Clifton is devoted to urban farming, ag education and growing its network of resources in ways that support equitable access to healthy foods and ecologically sustainable communities. Along the way, it’s also become a vital hub for young farmers.

Abby and Jesse Sickler
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Hidden Creek Farm

Abby and Jesse Sickler’s life on their farm in Stow Creek is all about their cattle, their hogs and their chickens, and raising them in a mindful way that honors their nature. (The couple’s toddlers have their say, too.) P.S. Check back tomorrow for more on Hidden Creek in Sunday Kitchen.

Muth strawberries
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Muth Family Farm

The most important crop at this certified organic farm in Williamstown is soil. That’s why all the vegetables and fruits grown by Bob and Leda Muth taste so darn good.

Emily Jacobi, at South Branch Preserve satellite farm
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Cultivating Hope

If growth is the result of people working together, those behind the formation of the Garden State’s first chapter of the national Young Farmers Coalition are destined to have a bumper crop of answers to critical questions about the future of agriculture.

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