Easy Fish Tacos For Taco Week

September 30, 2014
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Did you know that Saturday, October 4th is national taco day? Yes, it is! To me, one day is not enough for tacos. My family and I could eat them every week. So let’s have a taco week. That’s what actually is happening on Food Fanatic. I brought my easy fish tacos to the party. […]

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Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival Recap!

August 15, 2014
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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival. It was a whirlwind weekend where I ate, drank, socialized and ate some more. I couldn’t have asked for a better weekend. Friday night started off with a media dinner at Martorano’s . This is the new Italian […]

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Colavita Summer Party!!

July 25, 2014
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You know I love to entertain. And I love olive oil and everything Italian. So I was one happy lady when Colavita asked if I would have a party using a bunch of their products. Of course I would! Olive oil, pasta, olives, chocolate. What’s not too love? This is what came in a big […]

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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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