Posts tagged 'food'

Goot Essa recipe: Pennsylvania Dutch Herbed Cheese Spread
March 19, 2024
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Goot Essa recipe: Pennsylvania Dutch Herbed Cheese Spread

Looking for a great cheese spread that will be a special addition to the table during upcoming family get-togethers or holidays? This Pennsylvania Dutch Herbed Cheese Spread recipe from Goot Essa is easy to make, using just a few steps. The high-quality ingredients make this simple recipe into a real showstopper. Your family and friends will be begging you for the recipe... and you can proudly tell them that it was made from local Goot Essa cheese, made in the PA Wilds!

How is maple syrup made in the PA Wilds?
March 7, 2024
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How is maple syrup made in the PA Wilds?

Maple syrup and other maple products are a big part of Pennsylvania’s agricultural economy… and it sure is sweet to get an inside look at how those products are made. According to the PA Department of Agriculture, Pennsylvania produced 178,000 gallons in 2020, 168,000 gallons in 2021 and 164,000 gallons in 2022. That’s just from the approximately 250 producers that sell the product on the market, including some here on the PA Wilds Marketplace!

New Year's Resolution recipes using Village Eatinghouse's Simple & Sour Italian
January 22, 2024
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New Year's Resolution recipes using Village Eatinghouse's Simple & Sour Italian

Ready to kickstart your New Year's Resolution to get healthy while still eating delicious food? Each year, Melanie and Clay at Village Eatinghouse release their seasonal Simple & Sour Italian dressing and marinade, which is available only from January through April. Made with apple cider vinegar, the Simple & Sour seasonal sauce uses no sugar and no salt. This dressing and marinade will help you stick to your New Year's Resolution, adding phenomenal flavor into recipes while still watching your intake of sugar and salt.

Happy Cheese Lover's Day! Celebrate with cheeses from the PA Wilds
January 15, 2024
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Happy Cheese Lover's Day! Celebrate with cheeses from the PA Wilds

Happy National Cheese Lover's Day! Celebrated on January 20th each year, National Cheese Lover's Day is a time to incorporate some cheesy goodness into your life and "havarti" a "gouda" time. Our PA Wilds Marketplace makers, particularly Goot Essa, can help you celebrate this year in a delicious way.

Goot Essa wins 2023 American Cheese Society award
December 5, 2023
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Goot Essa wins 2023 American Cheese Society award

Goot Essa has been honored with a prestigious award at the 2023 American Cheese Society (ACS) competition. Their gourmet Emanuel Vom Tal Kase was awarded 3rd place in the “Soft-Ripened Cheeses” category. This recognition is a testament to their artisanal cheesemaking expertise, and reflects their rich Pennsylvania Dutch cheesemaking heritage.

Photos from an amazing autumn pop-up event at Village Eatinghouse
October 27, 2023
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Photos from an amazing autumn pop-up event at Village Eatinghouse

Although the weather was a little iffy, the October Pop-Up Kitchen and Marketplace on October 21 at Village Eatinghouse was a success! Folks enjoyed the hayride, fire ring, vendors, winery, and our own flavorful food! The day was perfect!

Thanksgiving Dinner brought to you by ShopthePAWilds.com
October 11, 2023
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Thanksgiving Dinner brought to you by ShopthePAWilds.com

Lucia, part of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship staff, offers some tasty tips for Thanksgiving and how some of the products at ShopThePAWilds.com can help you have the perfect holiday dinner.

Get to Know Goot Essa
September 27, 2023
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Get to Know Goot Essa

Get to know one of our newest makers on the PA Wilds Marketplace... Goot Essa! Goot Essa began in 2001 when a group of Amish dairy farmers came together as a six-family cooperative. Their goal has always been to use their cheesemaking expertise to ensure every generation has the means to stay on the farm. In the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect, “Goot Essa” means “good food” or “good eating.”

Buffalo Mac-N-Cheese using The Village Eatinghouse Sultry & Smoky Italian
August 30, 2023
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Buffalo Mac-N-Cheese using The Village Eatinghouse Sultry & Smoky Italian

Buffalo Mac-n-Cheese is made with the Sultry & Smoky Italian, just one of the delicious flavors of versatile sauces we create and produce in Pine Glen (just outside of Karthaus). The recipe uses just a few simple ingredients: macaroni, Cooper sharp cheese and the ever-popular Sultry & Smoky Italian (sauce made with a bit of Frank’s Red Hot & Mesquite).

Get to know The Village Eatinghouse
August 22, 2023
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Get to know The Village Eatinghouse

Owners of The Village Eatinghouse, Clay and Melanie Phillips, have been in the business of creating delicious sauces for more than 20 years! Based in Karthaus in the I-80 Frontier landscape of the PA Wilds, Village Eatinghouse products help you feel confident and inspired in your food preparation.