Local Summer Eats

September 4, 2015
summer 2015 eats

Summer is almost over and my kids have gone back to school. But what a summer it was! Of course, food was included in all our vacations and outings. While we ate fabulous meals at restaurants on vacation, I am lucky to live in a place that has great food. Whether it was local NJ or […]

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The Best Meatball Recipe from It Ain’t Sauce It’s Gravy

January 29, 2015

I hope you are hungry because today we are talking meatballs. Let me first tell you that I am a meatball snob. I very rarely order them at a restaurant. Back in the summer I had the opportunity to go to a wonderful media dinner at Martorano’s in Atlantic City.  Boy, does Steve Martorano know how […]

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The New Smashburger in Cherry Hill and a GIVEAWAY for my NJ Peeps!

December 19, 2013
new CH SM (2)

GIVEAWAY CLOSED. Congrats to Tammy! There is a new kid on the block that I want to be friends with in Cherry Hill, NJ. His name is Smashburger. Back in February, I attended the opening of the Glassboro Smashburger and loved it. I am really happy that I now have a location much closer to […]

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Weekend Bits and Bites

December 7, 2013

Happy Saturday to all! Just showing off the beautiful flowers my hubby got me to brighten up my week. We were married on Thanksgiving weekend and the colors remind me of my wedding flowers. Have you started your holiday baking? Lisa from Snappy Gourmet has a slew of good cookie recipes on her blog. Check out her […]

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Bits and Bites

July 22, 2013
Lyfe meals

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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Cherry Hill Mall Restaurant Week

June 27, 2013
The Capital Grille 1

This past week I became a homeless cook due to my kitchen renovations.   I have no stove, no sink and no oven. Things could be worse as I have a spanking new refrigerator in my garage, two grills and a smoker in my backyard, and a microwave plus coffee maker in my family room. […]

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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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The New Smashburger In Glassboro, NJ

February 8, 2013

When it comes to eating out, I am not much of a fast food girl. I am not into driving through a window, getting my food in a bag then shoving a sandwich into my face to notice in the mirror that I have ketchup on my nose and mustard on my chin. Sometimes there […]

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Table 31 in Philadelphia

October 23, 2012

I am an adventurous eater but my husband is not.  He has gotten better with trying new dishes in the last couple of years. He now eats his veggies and will even try certain types of seafood.  But this past week was a real first for him.  He actually ate snails and enjoyed them. Last […]

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Good Eats in New York City

May 18, 2012

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING MATERIAL WILL MAKE YOU VERY HUNGRY New York City has to be one of my favorite food cities. There is so much to eat and you can get anything at any time. Want Chinese at 2am? No problem. Want antipasto at 10am?  That’s not a problem either. If you are willing to […]

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