In Quite the Pickle in Lewisburg, PA!

By John Cummins; General Manager of Resident Dining at Bucknell University 2013 was the Summer of the Pickle here at Bucknell University. It began with the menu for one of our big luncheon events during our 2013 Reunion Weekend. Our Executive Chef Kyle Murphy put together a great BBQ menu for the event that incorporated an array of…

Homemade Potato Chips

By Mike Passanita, Executive Sous Chef at Saint Francis University Part of the fun of homemade potato chips is you can use whatever potato variety you like: Yukon Gold, Yellow Finn, Russian Red Fingerling and even purple.  At Saint Francis we buy our potatoes from a local grower at Blue Goose Farm that grows potatoes…

Homemade Queso Fresco

By: Tim Fetter, CEC, Executive Chef at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Pittsburgh, PA   Cheese…..Who doesn’t like a great handmade cheese? Do you ever wonder what goes into making cheeses? In February of last year, at the PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) Farming for the Future Conference, a group of Parkhurst Chefs that…