• Ravioli making at Fontanarosa’s in Totowa

    Anthony Fontanarosa likes to say that, when it comes to making ravioli, “the pastabilities are endless.” Fontanarosa would know. He and his sister Luciana make the delicate, plump pockets of pasta in more than 75 flavors, from plain cheese to spinach chorizo to pear Gruyère to beef short rib. This all happens at a nondescript […]

  • Peach pie contest planned at Long Valley market

    WASHINGTON TWP. – Entries are sought for a peach pie contest to be judged on Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Long Valley Green Market, 20 Schooley’s Mountain Road. The day will include a trail scavenger hunt with clues along the Columbia Trail. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m., Thursdays. Read original article: […]

  • An enthusiastic home cook’s top 12 North Jersey food stores

    As an enthusiastic home cook, the kitchen is my favorite place to be. My other favorite hang-outs are the many wonderful local stores and markets where I pick up the various ingredients that go into my kitchen adventures. And fortunately, North Jersey is a veritable cornucopia of shops selling just about anything a home cook […]

  • Fontanarosa’s of Totowa has two butternut squash ravioli varieties

    Anthony Fontanarosa, of the namesake ravioli company started in 1982 by his Italian-immigrant parents Michelina and Tony, is always looking for interesting new fillings for his square pasta pockets. At a local farmers’ market, he sampled a butternut squash soup with apples, which inspired him to create his butternut squash walnut ravioli. The apples are […]

  • A Must Visit: The Long Valley Green Market

    Down Route 517/Fairmount Road, just past the Long Valley Brew Pub, every Thursday from 3-7pm, there is a wonderful farmer’s market waiting to be discovered by you. Perhaps you’ve seen the tops of the tents and wondered what was there or maybe you already know. In case you don’t, I’m here to tell you that […]

  • LV Welcomes Back Green Market

    The smell of pickles and garlic could be inhaled from a football field away, and the south end of Schooley’s Mountain Road was bustling Thursday afternoon for the much-anticipated return of the Long Valley Green Market. Featuring approximately 20 vendors showcasing their food and specialty wares, the market sprawled the patio section of CoWorking Long […]

  • Fontanarosa’s Raviolis

    Fontanarosa’s Raviolis were this year’s winners of the fifth and sixth grade Denville girls’ recreation basketball championship. Pictured in the front, from the left, are: Lauren Rorrer, Becky Cunningham, Reiley Anderson, and Erin Garvey. Middle: Julia Fontanarosa, Ally Dos Santos, Dana Somogyi, Morgan DeLoreto, and Christine Jennings. Back: Assistant Coach Jason Rorrer, Head Coach Rory […]