Food And Wine Conference Recap

August 12, 2015
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Three weeks ago I attended the Food and Wine Conference in Orlando. It was a great weekend filled with food, wine, and plenty of good company. It was held at The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. As you can see by the view from my window, it was a beautiful place. This whole weekend was made possible […]

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Miami and Florida Keys Family Vacation

June 1, 2015
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Last week, my family and I spent an extra long weekend in Miami and the Florida Keys. I have always wanted to go there and for some reason have never been. Well, it was a little last minute planning but we spent one night in Miami and three glorious nights in Duck Key. Of course, I […]

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Happy Holidays and NYC Fun and Food!

December 31, 2014

I hope everyone had a Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas! Can you believe the new year starts tomorrow? My family and I have been enjoying this holiday week with plenty of fun and food. It started right before Christmas, when my neighbor came over to teach me how to make pierogi. We hand rolled out […]

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Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival Recap!

August 15, 2014

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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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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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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The New York City Wine and Food Festival Grand Tasting

October 24, 2013

This past Sunday was a heck of a day. Lucky me was able to attend the Grand Tasting at the New York City Wine and Food Festival.   Special thanks to Anolon as I attended as their guest.  They were a sponsor of the festival and had a cool booth filled with awesome cookware and a […]

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Our Visit To A Dairy Farm

September 9, 2013
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 Real Seal provided me with a stipend for travel expenses. As usual, all opinions are my own. Do you know where your milk comes from? Thanks to Real Seal and Wanner‘s Pride and Joy Farm, my family and I do. Recently, I was invited to visit a modern dairy farm and it turned out to be […]

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Bits and Bites

July 22, 2013
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I am still without a kitchen but things are really coming along. The recessed lighting and hardwood floors are done. Tomorrow they will start delivering our cabinets and I am really excited.  In just a few more weeks, I will be cooking away in my new kitchen. In order to keep the little love handles […]

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Phillips Seafood Cook, Crack and Eat

May 30, 2013

For full disclosure, my daughter and I  received a complementary lunch from Phillips Seafood in Atlantic City. I was not compensated for this post.  As usual, all opinions are my own. About two weeks ago, my daughter and I experienced seafood heaven. We were invited as guests to one of Phillips Seafood’s Cook, Crack and […]

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