New Jersey Cuisine and Recipes

New Jersey Cuisine

New Jersey Cuisine

Due to its position between New York City and Philadelphia, many towns in New Jersey are bedroom communities of one or the other. As a result, the signature foods of both cities are very popular in their corresponding suburbs — pizza, bagels, pastrami, and submarine sandwiches in the New York Metropolitan Area communities of Northern and Central Jersey, and hoagies, cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, water ices, and scrapple in the Philadelphia Area towns of South Jersey. Several of these regional dishes have achieved popularity statewide.Read More
Italian Tomato Pie

Italian Tomato Pie

The basic recipe for tomato pie calls for a thick, porous, focaccia-like dough covered with tomato sauce, which is sprinkled with grated Romano cheese. Read More
Ripper Hot Dog

New Jersey “Ripper” Hot Dogs

Ripper is the slang term for a type of hot dog. The hot dog is deep fried in oil until the casing bursts, or "rips".Read More
Jersey Breakfast Dog

Jersey Breakfast Dog

A traditional Jersey Dog features a deep fried bacon wrapped hot dog with an egg on top. To make it easier you can pan fry the sausage or hot dog and bacon.Read More