Hard to believe, but we are already nearly a month into fall, despite what all of this beautiful sunny weather in September and October would have us believe. As our readers know, at SJHot Chefs, seasons are important to us. They provide the aesthetic, the atmosphere, and the ambiance as a foundation, as a jumping
The turning of seasons instills in us a heightened degree of observation. Changes in air, of temperature, of aesthetic–we notice everything big and small from one season to another. And is there truly one that more capably embodies that very essence of change like fall? Just an image of trees swaying in crisp autumn breezes,
Summer’s over. Hope you’re past the first step of the grieving process. We definitely all have that friend or coworker who would read the first sentence and chime in that “actually summer isn’t over until the September Solstice.” Ok, cool your jets, Carol from Accounting, no one cares about your pagan holiday. Summer’s gone, folks.
The arrival of Labor Day is the passing of a torch. It’s a kiss on the cheek. It’s saying good-bye to a friend. Parting with summer has never been easy but as all good things must come to an end, so too must this marvelous season. So, what to do? We’re not going to just
Yes, we’ve begun to see the signs. Just as the northward migration of birds signifies the coming of spring, it is the wistful and downcast faces of children that reminds us that fall is indeed on its way. And while the conclusion of yet another picturesque season with the South Jersey summer may soon be
At some point during the summer, everyone becomes a barbecue connoisseur. Barely passable party food isn’t a novelty by mid-July. No one wants a dusty burger that gets dragged down by limped out buffet lettuce, hard, flavor-neutral tomatoes, or sorry, nasty beef. It is all about the ingredients and the fact is, if you are
There are days that we don’t eat what we should. Sometimes those days become weeks and then those weeks start to show up more frequently than we care to admit. Things happen, it’s not always avoidable. Your work schedule starts to consume your free time, your family needs you around the clock, there’s no time
Oh, it’s that time of year. The jorts are coming out of the closet, burgers and dogs are on the menu two to three times a week, and the bad jokes are cutting through the air like a knife through a medium-rare steak. Oh yes, it’s just about time for Father’s Day. May was all