Tag Archives: fall

Tasty Tuesday – Sweet Potato, Apple, and Kielbasa Hash

Welcome to Tasty Tuesday at Things To Do In New Jersey!

Not too many people think “New Jersey” when they think about sweet potatoes. No, more often, we think of those warm southern states like Mississippi and Louisiana and those famous southern sweet potato pies. You’d be surprised to find out though that, in fact, New Jersey ranks seventh in the United States in the production of sweet potatoes with about 16 million pounds being harvested every year.… Read more...

Tasty Tuesday – Crock Pot Turkey and Butternut Squash Chili

Welcome to Tasty Tuesday at Things To Do In New Jersey!

Tuesdays are busy days in my house, so today I needed a recipe that I could put together in the morning and have ready when I get home later in the day after the kids’ activities are over. I had some yummy Jersey Fresh butternut squash on hand, as well as some peppers (there are still some peppers coming from our New Jersey farms, but they are dwindling), so I decided to make this delicious Slow-Cooker Turkey and Butternut Squash Chili in the crockpot.… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – October 27 – November 2

Lots of fun things to do this week in New Jersey as we head into November later this week! From one of the largest RV shows in New Jersey, to a 5K Fun Run that supports a great New Jersey organization, to a family-friendly multicultural celebration of El Diá de los Muertos – there’s something for everyone in New Jersey this week.… Read more...

Tasty Tuesday – Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Welcome to Tasty Tuesday at Things To Do In New Jersey!

Have you been to your local New Jersey farmers’ market lately? There should be lots of really nice Jersey Fresh butternut squash (as well as acorn and other fall/winter squashes) showing up in New Jersey farmers’ markets and farm stands in the next week or so.… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – October 13-19

Hey there! Can you believe it’s Monday again? I hope you had a great weekend. I had a blast with my family at the Primitive Technologies Day at Washington Crossing State Park yesterday. I mean, how can you go wrong with spear throwing and making stuff with fire when you have three boys?… Read more...

The Complete Guide to Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Central New Jersey

Central New Jersey Farms Offer
Pumpkin Picking, Hayrides & More!

Cool, crisp fall days have arrived in New Jersey and what better way could there be to celebrate the fall season than heading out to a local farm for a day of pumpkin picking with family and friends? If you live in Central Jersey, there are over a dozen farms within a short drive where you can pick your own pumpkins!… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey – Week of September 29-October 5

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – Sept. 29-Oct. 5

October arrives this week and along with it arrives the many things to do in New Jersey to celebrate the fall season. Pumpkin picking, Chowderfest, and a spooky start to the Halloween season are just a few of the things to do around the state this week!… Read more...

Top Five Things to Do In New Jersey This Week – September 22-28

Top 5 Things to Do In New Jersey This Week – September 22-28

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy all the things to do and see around New Jersey and there’s no shortage of fun events and activities happening this week! There’s so much happening around New Jersey this week that it was really tough to narrow the list down to just 5 events.… Read more...