Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A list of open businesses on the holiday.
While many businesses will be closed on Turkey Day, a handful of restaurants and stores will stay open for the holiday. Here's a list of businesses that will be open on Thanksgiving, and the hours they will be operating. If you see we missed one, let us know in the comments.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Restaurant among several businesses in town open on holiday.
The Jefferson Diner is among several busineses in town that will be open on Thanksgiving, and is offering many specials for families who wish to come for their holiday meal. The restaurant, which will open at 6 a.m. and have the last seating at 4 p.m., is offering new items in addition to their turkey dinner already on the menu. There will be 10 entrees on the special menu, ranging from everything from veal, to crusted scallops, tortilla crusted tilapia, and butternut squash ravioli. Two chef's suggestions priced at $21.99 each include the seafood casserole, which includes a mix of seafood items, and the whole wheat parpadalle, which includes cajun chrimp in tomato sauce over pasta. Two appetizers of chili skins and teriyaki wings will …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
A cheesy potato casserole and delicious cranberry sauce are sure to light up your Thanksgiving dinner table.
It’s time for Thanksgiving, my favorite time of the year! Not only do you get to see family, but the food is plentiful and delicious. If your family is anything like mine, there are multiple side dishes to choose from to accompany the all important turkey. Everything from green bean casserole to sweet potato pie has been served at our table and now, I would like to share some fantastic side dish recipes that may become a part of your Thanksgiving tradition. Ingredients Cheesy Potato Casserole 3 lbs red potatoes, sliced 1 lb broccoli, chopped 1 10.75 oz can cream of chicken 1 cup sour cream ½ lb ham, sliced 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp kosher salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp basil ½ cup cheddar cheese, grated ½ cup Asiago, grated ½…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Local food pantries struggling to keep up with the demand this holiday season.
For food pantries across Northern New Jersey, Hurricane Sandy dealt a double blow: It increased the number of families in need of assistance and shortened the span between Halloween (which Gov. Chris Christie moved to Nov. 5) and Thankgsiving, which comes early this year. Prior to the storm, the Community Food Bank of New Jersey reported more than 960,000 residents of Northern New Jersey are food insecure, meaning at times they lack access to enough food to maintain an active, healthy life. The Community Food Bank is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive this Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9am to 2pm at the following locations: Morris County Passaic County Sommerset County