New Jersey Cooks - Community - Allrecipes

the buzz

New Jersey

Home

 

New Jersey

One of the original Thirteen Colonies, the Garden State is called the “Crossroads of the Revolution” because British and Continental Armies frequently criss-crossed it during the American Revolution. On Christmas morning, 1776, George Washington famously crossed the Delaware River into New Jersey, defeating first the Hessians and then the British. New Jersey remains a crossroads today; it’s part of the Northeast megalopolis, a densely populated corridor that connects suburbs from Washington, D.C. all the way north to Boston. Cranberry sauce, saltwater taffy, and the ice cream cone are New Jersey creations. Jersey is also the diner capital of the world and a major producer of tomatoes, sweet corn, cranberries, peaches, and blueberries. Camden, New Jersey, is the home of Campbell’s Soup Company, which has been in operation since shortly after the American Civil War. By the middle of the 20th century, Campbell’s would have a big impact on the way Americans cooked and ate, once cooks began incorporating condensed soups into dishes like casseroles. New Jersey remains a major player in food processing, including canning and freezing food.
 

Plan Easy, Delicious Meals

Healthy Menu Planner

Healthy Menu Planner

Eating low-cal is easy with one-click meal plans and shopping lists.

Featured Cook


Cooking Level: Expert

Home Town: Highland Park, New Jersey, USA
About me:
I am married and a mother of 2 girls. I am s Social Studies teacher at a middle schoolin NJ. I am also vp of the Board of Education in my hometown. I've just created a non profit called Powerful Parents inc.

My Profile | Cooks I Like | Reviews | Photos
Recipes | Menus | Blog

Create your own Cook's Profile | MORE Cooks »
 

Newest Cooks

Photo by Ashley Simpson

Ashley Simpson 

Cooking Level: Intermediate
Home Town: West Berlin, New Jersey, USA
Photo by Unique Royal

Unique Royal 

Home Town: Camden, New Jersey, USA
Living In: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Photo by Liz

Liz 

Cooking Level: Intermediate
Home Town: Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA
 

Newest Photos

  • Click for larger view.
  • Click for larger view.
  • Click for larger view.
 

Newest Reviews

Low Fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2014 by muttsrule   view full review
Outstanding! I have made this twice, using dried herbs both times and it was delicious! I am...

Mimi's Zucchini Pie

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2014 by yankee notion farm   view full review
We loved this! Quick, easy , delicious! I added a cup of shredded Cheddar to the mix and...

Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Reviewed on Sep. 1, 2014 by Abby Leafe   view full review
Great! I think it helped to dry the beans, as others have said.

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Back-to-School Eats
Back-to-School Eats

Get recipes that work for your busiest days.

Gotta Feed the Football Fans
Gotta Feed the Football Fans

Get cheer-worthy chili, ribs, dips, snacks, and treats.

New! Free Menus
New! Free Menus

Now you can try Menu Planner free. Start your 30-day trial today.

Most Popular Blogs

Read our allrecipes.com blog

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States