Showing posts with label Food. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Food. Show all posts

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

Spaghetti Dinner at the Schuylkill Technology Center

A Spaghetti Dinner is being held on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 at the Schuylkill Technology Center in Frackville from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.



Saturday, December 26, 2020

Do You Use Four Queens Whiskey in your Boilo?

 Boilo is a popular, long standing alcoholic drink in the coal region of Pennsylvania. Many families have their own recipes and even add secret ingredients. In Schuylkill County, many choose to use Four Queens when brewing Boilo. Four Queens has become so popular in Schuylkill County, that it has the highest percentage of sales around the United States.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Yuengling and Mrs. T's Release 2nd Recipe Combining the Two Schuylkill County Favorites

Last Friday, Yuengling and Mrs. T's Pierogies released the first of two recipes where the two Schuylkill County favorites collaborated.  Now the 2nd has been released.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Do you use Four Queens Whiskey in your Boilo?

Boilo is a popular, long standing alcoholic drink in the coal region of Pennsylvania. Many families have their own recipes and even add secret ingredients. In Schuylkill County, many choose to use Four Queens when brewing Boilo. Four Queens has become so popular in Schuylkill County, that it has the highest percentage of sales around the United States.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

World-Famous Competitive Eater to Attempt the Newly Invented "Skook Grilled Cheese Challenge"

Wheel Restaurant located in downtown, Pottsville, PA has announced they will be welcoming world-famous competitive eater Randy Santel to the restaurant on Thursday, October 24th for a special event!

Monday, December 17, 2018

RECIPE: Yuengling Black & Tan Gingerbread

Hey Yuengling fans!  Are you looking for something new to try for an upcoming Christmas party.  Why not try this recipe that was provided to us by Yuengling for "Black & Tan Gingerbread.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Halupki and Halushki Sale


St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Shenandoah, will hold a Halupki and Halushki Sale on Saturday, December 9th, 2017.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Schuylkill County Barbecue Restaurant Creates the "Skook Burger"

A Schuylkill County restaurant has combined all of our favorite foods into one great sandwich.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Tex Mex Diner in Pottsville to Reopen Next Week

After closing briefly for renovations, the Tex Mex Diner in Pottsville is schedule reopen next week.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Centioles to Announce Opening Date; Q&A Scheduled

Skook News will be coming to you live Thursday evening with the announcement!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Happy National Scrapple Day

Did you know November 9th is National Scrappy Day?!?!

People have a love/hate relationship with Scrapple.  Either you really love it or you really hate it.


Scrapple gets its name from it being made with scraps of pork or other meat stewed with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying.

According to Wikipedia, The roots of the culinary traditions that led to the development of scrapple in America have been traced back to pre-Roman Europe.

The more immediate culinary ancestor of scrapple was the Low German dish called panhas, which was adapted to make use of locally available ingredients, and it is still called "Pannhaas," "panhoss," "ponhoss," or "pannhas" in parts of Pennsylvania.

The first recipes were created by German colonists who settled near Philadelphia and Chester County, Pennsylvania in the 17th and 18th centuries. As a result, scrapple is strongly associated with rural areas surrounding Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Southern New York, and the Delmarva Peninsula.

Its popularity on the Delmarva Peninsula is celebrated the second weekend of October during the annual "Apple Scrapple Festival" in Bridgeville, Delaware.

In composition, preparation, and taste, scrapple is similar to the white pudding popular in Ireland, Scotland, and parts of England and the spicier Hog's pudding of the West Country of England.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Pennsylvania Wing Fest Coming to Pocono Raceway

LONG POND, Pa. – Pocono Raceway will host the 21st annual Pennsylvania Wing Festival on Saturday, August 13 and will award $4,000 in prizes.

Formerly the Pocono Wing Off, the newly branded festival will begin at 11 a.m. and run until 6 p.m. Rain or shine, the festival will take place in the Chalet Village located behind the grandstands of Pocono Raceway.

The event benefits Monroe County Meals on Wheels which will use the funds to bridge the gap between what their clients can pay and what the meals actually cost to produce and deliver. Monroe County Meals on Wheels serves 230 clients monthly with volunteers collectively driving more than 450 miles a day.

“We are tremendously grateful to Pocono Raceway and its staff for creating the new Pennsylvania Wing Festival to benefit Monroe County Meals on Wheels,” said Monroe County Meals on Wheels Executive Director Heidi Fareri. “Having lost our usual venue and with no suitable replacement, we were on the verge of canceling our wing off. Now, thanks to the commitment and generosity of Pocono Raceway, we can continue to help the elderly and disabled homebound of Monroe County receive nutritious meals and remain independent in their homes.”

Admission to the Pennsylvania Wing Festival is just $10. Event tickets may be purchased in advance, either online at www.poconoraceway.com/wingfest or by calling 1-800-RACEWAY. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate on event day. A $5 military discount will be offered and is available in-person with valid identification at the gate or in advance at the Pocono Raceway ticket office. Children under 48 inches are free. Wing tickets will be $1 and available for purchase at the event. Parking at Pocono Raceway is free.

The best wing joints from across the state will compete for bragging rights in addition to hefty prizes. Prizes will be awarded in four categories with $1,000 each going to the winners of hottest wing, best buffalo wing, best alternative wing and chef/VIP choice. Fans will vote on the best buffalo wing and best alternative wing, while judges will select hottest and chef/VIP choice.

Live music and children’s entertainment as well as fun for all ages will be offered. Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.poconoraceway.com/wingfest.

For restaurants interested in participating, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christina Rodis-Durst at crd@poconoraceway.com or visit www.poconoraceway.com/wingfest.

Saturday, October 3, 2015