Pantry Recipe: At-Home South Jersey Tomato Pie from Borgata’s Wolfgang Puck American Grille

courtesy of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa -photo by Aram Mardigian Right now, many people are looking for unique and easy recipes that can be easily prepared from pantry staples. Aram Mardigian, Executive Restaurant Chef of Wolfgang Puck American Grille at the Borgata in Atlantic City, is sharing his recipe for his Tomato Pie that can easily be whipped up in your own kitchen.  This … Continue reading Pantry Recipe: At-Home South Jersey Tomato Pie from Borgata’s Wolfgang Puck American Grille

Some of the best things we ever ate (social distancing edition)!

“Stuck inside these four walls, sent inside forever, never seeing no one, nice again…” Yes, yes, we get it. Scary thought, we know. But, it damn sure sounded as if Sir Paul McCartney knew in the early ’70s what we’d all be living through in these, the-not-so-roaring 20s. Prophetic? Eh, maybe.  In trying to stay up-to-the-minute-current, just trying to keep up with the terminology, let … Continue reading Some of the best things we ever ate (social distancing edition)!

Dining in with RowHome

First and foremost, we hope you are all staying safe and healthy during these strange times. And we gotta eat, right? In times like this, when so many small businesses rely on our support, we need to get creative on how to help them. Order take-out or delivery from a favorite local restaurant! Many of them are offering family-style meals and waiving delivery fees. Share … Continue reading Dining in with RowHome

Icebox cake with bananas and Nilla Wafers

Icebox Cake   Courtesy of Joei DeCarlo   Ingredients  1 box vanilla instant pudding mix (I prefer Jell-O brand) 1 box chocolate instant pudding mix 1 box of Nilla Wafers 1/2 container of Cool Whip 3 bananas, sliced Directions  Defrost Cool Whip 2-3 hours prior to assembling cake. Prepare pudding mixes according to package directions. Keep flavors separate, in their own bowls. Crush 1/2 box of Nilla Wafers into fine crumbs by hand … Continue reading Icebox cake with bananas and Nilla Wafers

Orecchiette with Sausage and Rabe, courtesy of Longo’s Meatballs and Martinis

Orecchiette with Sausage & Rabe    Ingredients  Courtesy of Jerry Longo Jerry Longo’s Meatballs & Martinis Dover Downs Hotel & Casino 1 oz olive oil  6 oz orecchiette pasta    6 oz cooked and sliced Italian sausage links  1/2 oz chopped garlic  1 oz butter   1/2 oz all purpose flour  .05 oz chopped fresh Italian flat leaf parsley   .05 oz chopped fresh basil  .01 oz red pepper flakes   2 oz white wine   4 oz chicken stock   5 oz blanched chopped broccoli rabe   2 oz grated parmesan cheese   1/2 oz extra virgin olive … Continue reading Orecchiette with Sausage and Rabe, courtesy of Longo’s Meatballs and Martinis

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

-Jane Roser My dad has been making these since I was a kid. It’s a tradition in our family to eat these at Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can substitute the bacon with bacon bits if you prefer. Serves 6 Ingredients: 8 tablespoons butter, plus 1 tbsp. softened and cut into small pieces 6 large russet potatoes, cleaned and dried 6 slices of bacon (or bacon … Continue reading Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Savor Borgata Weekend: Day Two

-Brenda Hillegas There are five fine dining restaurants in Atlantic City’s Borgata hotel and casino. Each one highlights a different cuisine, so no matter what your taste buds prefer, there’s something there for you. Chef Michael Shulson’s Izakaya (Japanese), Chef Michael Symon’s Angeline (Italian), Chef Bobby Flay’s steakhouse, Old Homestead Steakhouse from brothers Greg and Marc Sherry, and Chef Wolfgang Puck’s American Grill. The Savor … Continue reading Savor Borgata Weekend: Day Two

Savor Borgata Weekend: Day One

-Brenda Hillegas It’s been a crazy few weeks as we just released the October issue of Philadelphia RowHome Magazine and then immediately put last minute touches on our annual black tie gala which took place last Wednesday. I needed some downtime before getting to work on our January 2020 annual Food issue. So, when I got the invite to attend the Borgata’s annual Savor Borgata … Continue reading Savor Borgata Weekend: Day One

The Philadelphia Burger Brawl- Stuff Your Face for a Good Cause!

-Brenda Hillegas First off. I’m sorry. I’m sorry for posting a review of this event rather than a preview. Trust me, you’ll be sorry too once you hear about the great time I had yesterday at the 9th annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl presented by Jim Beam. This year, the massive food competition moved to a new space- Marine Parade Ground at Navy Yard- to allow … Continue reading The Philadelphia Burger Brawl- Stuff Your Face for a Good Cause!

New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key

You’ve probably all heard by now- some exciting, new things are now at the Philadelphia Zoo. So, here’s a quick recap courtesy of Thursday morning’s media preview and ribbon cutting of everything you and your family can discover this season at America’s oldest zoo. 1. Urban Green  This open-air food court is the perfect spot for a break from exploring the zoo. Three permanent food … Continue reading New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key