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FathersDay-17

Limited Edition Offer – Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag!

By Marcy / June 7, 2017

It’s almost Father’s Day! Think of the guy that you love; who fills your wine glass at the end of the day and who brushes your two year old’s teeth when you’ve had enough of the whining. Yes, that guy! Doesn’t he deserve a thoughtful gift for his special day? Yes! He does! If you…

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It Ain’t Easy Being Cheesy

By Marcy / May 28, 2017

For me, it is easy being cheesy… been spreading the food puns pretty thick in my Instagram lately so I’ll put that on the back burner for now…I am a cheese lover and aficionado, going to cheesemaking camp in Vermont with the acclaimed Peter Dixon at Consider Bardwell Farm was a career highlight.  If we…

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MothersDay-17

How to Relish Your Mother This Mother’s Day

By Marcy / May 8, 2017

Well folks, I’m sure you’ve figured out by now that I like filming videos for Relish.  Must have been that obsession with the video camera my best friend and I had when we were 12, making our own versions of popular videos back in the day (Heart’s “Alone” and anything by Tiffany were my personal…

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Asbury Park Press Article

By Marcy / April 20, 2017

I’m in the business section of the Asbury Park Press today. I am thrilled and humbled. I work hard, and love what I do everyday. I couldn’t have done this without the friends and family that support me and listen to my nonsense, the MOSBDC and the awesome WOMEN who have hired me and continue…

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Dream A Little Dream Of Greens

By Marcy / April 19, 2017

On a cold and snowy day and I was walking on an unfamiliar sidewalk in Newark, NJ.  I was looking for a door, not unlike Willy Wonka, to find a place where I heard they grew salad greens indoors. Was this really possible?  In Newark?   Well, I can now tell you that the answer…

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Chef Marcy Recommends Week of April 1st

By Marcy / April 3, 2017

Microplane Zester Lodge Cast Iron Pan Lodge Grill Pan Chef’s Choice Knife Sharpener Maldon Sea Salt   Thermoworks Thermapen Thermoworks Thermapen Mk4

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Hoping for "Out Like A Lamb"

By Marcy / March 30, 2017

I remember in second or third grade making of construction paper lions and lambs to signify March for the class bulletin board. The adage assumed that March was “in like a lion, and out like a lamb”, but, after the March we had, I think that this year Mother Nature switched it around on us.…

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What Could Be Better Than The Cooking Channel?

By Marcy / March 15, 2017

I will tell you what is better. Having a chef come to your house, ahem, like myself, to teach you how to cook. I have had an increased interest in my cooking parties these days. What is a cooking party? It goes a little something like this – a group of friends hunger to get…

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I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, But…

By Marcy / March 1, 2017

I will tell you a secret, I like grilled chicken.  I like eating grilled chicken, I like making grilled chicken (ooh don’t get me started on sexy, well made grill marks) – I love making chicken.  My husband tells me that I am a chicken whisperer, for I make a damn fine whole bird (it’s…

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