Cara’s Cucina: Italy and Fresh Pasta

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Tagliatelle from scratch and takes us on a trip to Italy.

“I have no words for how incredible the first Cucina Tour of Italy was,” Di Falco writes of her recent trip to Italy. “For me, it was literally a life-changing experience.”

Watch the video above to view some highlights from the trip, and see below for the fresh pasta recipe from Florencetown Cooking School.

Tagliatelle
Pasta made from scratch
Serves 6

3 C. 00 flour
3 large eggs
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Theater Coming To Downtown Toms River

Exit 82 Theatre Company will be opening the Exit 82 Studio Theater in downtown Toms River this summer, and #HipNJ has the scoop!

 The Exit 82 Studio Theater will be an intimate, immersive theater complete with concessions, live music, and quality entertainment. This theater will enhance the revitalization efforts in Toms River, opening right next to the upcoming Hops on Main Brewery in the heart of downtown.

Exit 82 Studio Theatre’s season will open with the musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone playing every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from July 6th through July 29th, 2018. Following The Drowsy Chaperone, Exit 82 will produce the campy horror favorite, Little Shop of Horrors this fall. In addition to musicals, the Exit 82 Studio Theater will be home to many performance and entertainment opportunities including a “Monthly Musical” series, cabarets, and reviews.

The Toms River Business Improvement District President, Alizar Nicholas Zorojew, commented, “As the Business Improvement District strives to enhance the environment for the arts to succeed, organizations like Exit 82 are seizing the opportunity.”

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Ambyr Chatzopoulos on Setting Realistic Goals

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Ambyr Chatzopoulos sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss how important it is to set realistic fitness and health goals in order to live a healthy lifestyle.

“If you start setting goals that you aren’t going to be able to hit, you are going to get really frustrated with yourself,” Chatzopoulos says. “Setting realistic goals is one of the most important things that I tell people.”

To learn more, click here.

Live Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard.