Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival 2014

July 23, 2014
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In two days I am headed to Atlantic City for the AC Food and Wine Festival.   Renowned chefs Robert Irvine and Marcus Samuelsson will host the open air festival this year with Martha Stewart also hosting several events. It is not too late to plan a foodie weekend at the shore. There are still tickets available […]

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Salted Caramel, Pretzel and Nutella Ice Cream

July 14, 2014
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July is national ice cream month! Of course, no holiday is needed to eat ice cream. In the summer, my freezer is always loaded with plenty of frozen treats. But this is even a little more special. Because who doesn’t like homemade ice cream? Head on over to The Kitchenthusiast to see how easy it is […]

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Take A Bite Out Of Italy Nachos

June 26, 2014
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Are you watching the World Cup? Our house is filled with soccer fans and the games are the only thing on our TV. I have a twelve year old son who just can’t get enough soccer. He plays it, practices it, reads about it and watches it. But you can’t watch the World Cup without snacks right? […]

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Philly Vendy Winners!

June 23, 2014
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Last weekend I attended the fabulous Vendy awards in Philadelphia. It was a gorgeous day with great food. I was amazed that food so good could come off a vending truck. I am now addicted to food trucks and will be visiting Philadelphia frequently to find some of my favorite foods. While I give kudos […]

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Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Parfaits

June 18, 2014
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Summer is finally here! This is the last week of school and I am looking forward to some lazy summer mornings. Summertime means pool time, trips for ice cream, staying up late and of course, plenty of fresh fruit such as strawberries! We missed the boat on strawberry picking this year but there are plenty of juicy […]

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Simple Chicken Cacciatore

June 16, 2014
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Cooking has been a part of my life for a very long time. As a child, I loved helping my mother and grandmother make dinner. When I became a teenager, I enjoyed the satisfaction of making meals for my family before my mother arrived home from work. My love of cooking carried over to adulthood […]

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The Philly Vendy Awards

June 9, 2014
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I love the food truck concept. As a kid, I refused to eat hot dogs from a supermarket package but loved getting a Sabrett hot dog from a street cart. Then I went to college and enjoyed late night food from Rutger’s “grease trucks“.   They were known for serving fat sandwiches with all kinds of things in […]

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Stove Top Mac and Cheese

May 23, 2014
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Gone are the days where I make boxed mac and cheese. I have nothing against making food from a box but I am glad my son realized there is a world outside of “the box “.  My daughter has been a homemade mac and cheese lover for a long time. As a matter of fact, […]

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Fried Mozzarella & Balsamic Heirloom Tomato Crostini

May 13, 2014
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Are you ready to get saucy? I know I am. I am happy to announce that I am one of 30 bloggers competing to represent Saucy Mama in The World Food Championships in Las Vegas in November. I had to create an original recipe using one of the sauces or dressings I was sent in the blogger […]

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Relished Foods Review: A Great Gourmet Delivery Service!

April 25, 2014
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Recently I had the pleasure of trying Relished, a new gourmet food delivery service. They are a company that delivers a portioned ingredient kit filled with healthy food and instructions to cook three delicious meals every week. I have to say it really made my life easy. The ingredients were shipped to me along with a recipe card. There […]

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