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The "South Jersey Foodie" is Nicole Pellegrini, sometimes known as sockii. She enjoys life as a writer, artist, webmaster, crafter and avid food-lover living in some of the last vestiges of active farmland in Gloucester County, New Jersey. She shares her home with her partner David, a podiatrist in Woodbury NJ and their six cats: Peanut, Norman, Sammo, Mischief, George and Benny.
I believe in enjoying life - and that includes enjoying as many different kinds and styles of food as possible. I am an omnivore with a personal passion for small, sustainable, ethical farming and natural foods. I have little patience for the "Food Police" or those who advocate that one dietary plan is the only "right" one for everyone. Find your personal balance and conscience; make food a joy in your life - that's my motto.
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I happen to love venison – that’s deer meat, in case you weren’t sure! I am fortunate to have access to it every deer hunting season thanks to our family’s farm manager, who is an avid hunter, and also thanks to our butcher who saves me cuts of meat which his other hunting clients don’t want. Venison is a wonderfully lean red meat which can be used in many different ways you’d normally use beef – for instance, in a hearty winter stew.
A Satisfying Summer Vegetable Stew to Enjoy the Fresh Harvest
The summertime is the perfect time to make delicious and satisfying soups and stews with the freshest produce that is in season. Here in Southern New Jersey, every summer we enjoy a wonderful variety of fruits and vegetables grown locally sold at farmers markets, roadside stands…or maybe even grown in your backyard if you’ve got a green thumb! The climate here is perfect for crops like tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash, cabbages, corn and much more.