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Roasted Pork Apples Fall Slaw Shaved Brussle Sprouts Chef Ninamarie Fall Recipes Pulled Pork The Taste Ooh La La Catering

I officially made my first fall meal of the year this weekend and had to share. What can be better than some perfect Roasted Pork, [which happens to be so simple to make, it's a one pan situation], with fresh chunky Apple Sauce, then topped with crunchy shaved deliciousness. I’m calling it ‘Fall Slaw’.  We’re taking […]

The Taste Daring Pairings Barolo Wine Chef Ninamarie Bojekian ABC Anthony Bourdain Nigella Lawson Episode 4 104

I had the time of my life during the Dairng Pairings episode of “The Taste”.  This particular challenge really allowed me to show off what I got, while further strengthening my dedication as a wino. For the elimination challenge, I decided to choose the wine I wanted to work with first and then build a […]

The Taste ABC Ninamarie Bojekian Anthony Bourdain

The blind auditions are over, and the teams have been picked on ABC’s “The Taste”. We are ecstatic that Ooh La La’s Ninamarie Bojekian was one of the four selected by Anthony Bourdain during the blind auditions. Bourdain chose Ninamarie after tasting her Spiced Chilean Sea Bass with Spicy Corn Porridge, Butterscotch, Pickled Apple Cilantro […]

national oatmeal day savory chef ninamarie cooking unique oatmeal recipe smoked mozzarella muchroom fricassee

Oatmeal, a breakfast staple, takes its place at dinner table The Record, October 29, 2012 Better Living, By Elyse Toribio Link to full article Local chef Ninamarie Bojekian often turns to the whole grain to make a quick and hearty meal for herself after a long day of cooking for others. “Adding a little salt, […]

Summer cocktails cuban mojito watermelon

(201) Magazine, May 2010 By Susan Sherrill Axelrod Photos by Ted Axelrod Offering a special cocktail in addition to a full bar or a selection of wine and beer has become a popular entertaining trend. Whether the drink is passed on trays as guests arrive or mixed to order, a creative cocktail is a fun […]

Scallops Ooh La La Catering

Bergen Chefs What do chefs cook for their significant others? The Record, February 13, 2011 Better Living, The Corner Table By Elisa Ung It’s not always easy to date a chef. The long hours, the Friday and Saturday nights in the kitchen – not to mention working on Valentine’s Day is practically a given. Many […]

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Gourmet Fare from Everywhere! We were very honored to be asked to be a part of this year’s Cooking For Kids event to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. On April 30th chefs, restaurants, caterers and distributors joined together at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, NJ to share their talents and treats for this […]

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Recipes Cold-weather fare that’s hearty, flavor-filled and not too caloric The Record, February 19, 2012 Better Living, The Corner Table By Elisa Ung In the dead of February, braised short ribs and cheesy pastas and creamy soups are singing their siren song from chefs’ winter menus. And even though we know in theory that grilled […]

best of bergen best caterer

We are so proud to be included in the Best of Bergen for 3 years in a row.  Bergen.com Best of Bergen