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Viva Las Vegas!

What does Vegas have that Atlantic City will never have? Fabulous Buffets and Glamorous Showgirls,...

Easter

We have an annual tradition at our house. Every Easter Saturday, Victor’s family arrives en ...

Tipping The Scales

I got on the scale this morning. While I won’t bore you with the actual number, let us just say t...

Eating in San Francisco

Another trip to San Francisco – and another all-out foodfest! What is it about traveling home tha...

Happy 104th Birthday, Little Grandma!

Mary Ferrante (nee Taormina) was born this day one hundred and four years ago. A hundred and four&...

Lancaster County Farmers Market at 6:00am

Let the traditions begin! One of my more favorite ones is getting up right before the crack of dawn ...

Hannaford Brothers

Copied from the New York Times… November 6, 2006 The Package May Say Healthy, but This Grocer...

A New Look

The TJ Recipe site has been bugging me for a while. What started out as a simple recipe site for w...

The Best Birthday Cake

Okay. I know my way around a cake. I LOVE cake. It’s one of the essential food groups, ri...

Fantasia Confections and a Stroll Down Memory Lane

What seems like several lifetimes ago, a very shy little boy was forced into a job at a local Donut...

Clemen’s Market, Italian Sausage, and Polenta

This past Thursday found me getting a picture taken for my new driver license. I can’t belie...

Phoebe’s Baked Beans

One could possibly surmise by the dearth of writings here lately, that I have given up on cooking an...

Puttin’ On The Ritz!

There’s something magical – if not downright decadent – about sitting on a tropical beach, st...

Is It Really Organic?

It seems everyone wants to buy organic these days – and seem to be willing to pay a lot more ...