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Tickets On Sale Soon for Far Hills Race Meeting October 23, 2010, to Benefit Somerset Medical Center

By: Roxy on 09/14/10 @ 11:25 am

Charity begins at home (and a good time is had by all) at the Far Hills Race Meeting to benefit Somerset Medical Center, returning to Moorland Farms on Saturday, October 23, 2010.  Rex, London, Maddie and I are fair weather steeplechase fans, so our family has enjoyed the Hunt twice in the past three years:

in October [...]




Another Amazing Birthday Cake for Maddie from Carol Falcone and As You Like It Cakes in Far Hills, NJ

By: Roxy on 03/23/10 @ 9:19 am

As my loyal Roxy’s Best Of… and Roxiticus Desperate Housewives readers know, our cake lady, Carol Falcone of As You Like It cakes in Far Hills, New Jersey, has been baking our family’s special birthday cakes for seven years.  She baked a Nemo cake when Maddie turned two, and has outdone herself every year since.  [...]




Rex’s Recipes: Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb, with a Little Help from Perrotti’s Butcher in Far Hills, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 09/22/08 @ 3:06 pm

Way back when Rex and I were first living together in NYC’s West Village, we would occasionally attend a “celebrity chef” cooking class at Macy’s DeGustibus program. Rex paid close attention to the recipes and preparation, while I enjoyed one delicious meal after the next.  On one such occasion, we had the good fortune of cooking [...]




Roxy’s New Best Friends: Mario & Michael at M&M Perrotti’s Butcher Shop and Prepared Foods in Far Hills, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 07/15/08 @ 10:09 pm

Today started out as a bad day, but Mario and Michael Perrotti of M&M Perrotti’s Butcher Shop in Far Hills, NJ, have turned that frown upside down with a couple of 2-inch-thick ribeye steaks that Rex grilled for dinner tonight.
This morning, Maddie and London and I were cruising along Peapack Road with the top down, [...]




Speaking of Weddings….You Need a Cake Lady: Carol Falcone, As You Like It Cakes

By: Roxy on 04/23/08 @ 10:23 pm

Here’s another tip for Wedding Girl. No matter where she and her fiancee (or you and yours) decide to have their wedding reception, there’s only one person to trust for your wedding cake.
People are always asking us about our “cake lady” — Carol Falcone, who does all of our fancy (and delicious) birthday cakes. So [...]




New Butcher Shop Opens in Far Hills, New Jersey: Perrotti’s

By: Roxy on 03/21/08 @ 10:35 pm

UPDATED JULY 15TH BUT GOOGLE HASN’T CAUGHT UP:  We’ve used Perrotti’s many times and highly recommend it!
Since we haven’t tried Perrotti’s Butcher Shop and Prepared Foods in Far Hills, NJ, we cannot yet offer Roxy’s Desperate Housekeeping Seal of Approval. However, we did want to let our readers know that there’s a new butcher shop [...]