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Tre Piani (Locavore Adventures)
Locavore Adventures NJ offers many fascinating facts about the Slow Food movement and delicious recipes that were inspired by the book bearing the same name.
Locavore Adventures NJ offers many fascinating facts about the Slow Food movement and delicious recipes that were inspired by the book bearing the same name.

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Octopus Stew, Italian Style, With Jersey Ripe Tomaoes
Jim went to Italy to discover new menu ideas "Words and pictures can't describe it," he says. Come visit us soon to see how this inspiration materializes on our plates. Among many other things, he had a deliciously tender octopus stewed with white wine and ...

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Mimosa Bar, DIY
Mimosa Bar at Tre Piani. Juices are made at the restaurant's Farm to Bar kitchen Cool, carbonated drinks by the grill say “summer.” In the trendy spirit of DIY, consider setting up a mimosa bar on your Memorial Day gathering. It’s super easy —a ll you need ...

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Tuna Tartar, Basil Oil, and #trepiani (recipe)
People love food, and they love Instagram. Therefore, every month we choose one of our customers' food photos (they must be hashtagged #trepiani, #food, and #newjerseyfood) and the talented photographer gets a gift card to Tre Piani. Plus, we’ll share the r...

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Bread, Vegetables, Seafood Panzanella Recipe
It's Good Friday. Let's make some seafood. Here is Jim's award-winning Panzanella Salad. Serves two 8 Little Neck Clams 4 large Sea Scallops 3 oz. Calamari 3 oz. Monkfish ½ cup large diced Jersey tomato ½ cucumber julienne (matchstick size) or preferably cu...

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Secrets Farmers (and chefs) Wish You Knew
Are farmers the new chefs? When we read "Secrets Farmers Wish You Knew" we could relate to every single word. The story features Rose Robson. Rose is a talented young farmer and our neighbor at the Forrestal Village Farmers Market (her mom is in the picture...

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A True Local Winter Treasure
Today is the day for Slow Food Central New Jersey Farmer Market at Tre Piani. Stop by from 10-2 today for local goodness and live jazz.  On your way there, we got you some heart-warming recipes from this blog. Or here is a new one, filled with a true local ...

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Chicken Soup Recipe Goes Italian
Chicken Soup Made Italian What could be better than steaming bowl of chicken soup on a cold day? A steaming bowl of chicken soup-with an Italian twist, of course! Start with a really good chicken broth (tips below) and then add some chopped greens (preferab...

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Slow Food Winter Market at Tre Piani
Only four short weeks to Slow Food Central New Jersey winter farmers market at Tre Piani. We love watching our local food community grow from year to year.  Sunday, March 1 10:00-2:00 at Tre Piani Here is a list of this year's vendors Beechtree Farm Bobolin...

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Jim's Roman Holiday Pasta
Try a new way to look at a holiday roast. You’ll get two for the price of one: the festivity of a roast with the familial comfort of pasta. I love to braise a succulent leg of lamb with aromatic vegetables and serve it over bucatini, those thick spaghetti w...

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Latkes recipe, Made in New Jersey
Here is an all-New Jersey applesauce recipe for your latkes and beyond, followed by a Mediterranean take on latkes. Happy Hanukkah! Apple Sauce 4 New Jersey apples 1/2 cup New Jersey cranberries Water or cranberry juice ¼-½ cup sugar Lemon juice Peel, core,...
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