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Biscotti

In Blog, Desserts On July 27, 2017 0 Comments

Ingredients: 3 Tbs. butter 2 cups flour 2/3 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. bk. powder 1 tsp. vanilla x 1 cup almond or other nut 1 egg… Read More »

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Marinara Sauce

In Blog, Italian On July 27, 2017 0 Comments

When you say ‘red sauce’ to an Italian it can mean 2 things… Sunday gravy. Made in a large pot on Sunday only, it takes several hours and… Read More »

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My Dream California Road Trip ( Part 2)

In Blog, Travel & Restaurants On June 28, 2017 0 Comments

PART 2 Thanks to SPG points I had hanging around, we were happy to check into our room at The Sheraton at Fisherman’s Wharf, which was quite large… Read More »

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My Dream California Road Trip (Part 1)

In Blog, Travel & Restaurants On May 30, 2017 0 Comments

Since I was in my 30’s back when I lived in New Jersey, a California road trip was always somewhere on my unwritten bucket list. When life and… Read More »

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For the Love of a Garden

In Blog On May 23, 2017 0 Comments

How do I love our backyard garden…let me count the ways. I mean, I could go on forever. First and foremost it has taught me how you can  plant… Read More »

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White Wine Braised Rabbit

In Blog, Entrees, Italian On January 28, 2013 0 Comments

OK, OK, before you get yourself all worked up in a tizzy about eating wild rabbit, I ask that you consider a few things. 1. I’m always looking… Read More »

My #1 Bagel ‘Goto’ When I’m in NJ

In Blog, New Jersey On January 15, 2013 0 Comments

Better On a Bagel is clearly my #1 bagel ‘go to’ when I’m in Jersey! Yes, the parking at this Browertown Rd.  establishment in Woodland Park, NJ is… Read More »

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Food, life and death

In Blog On January 8, 2013 2 Comments

Why is it that no matter what the situation — a lovely day in life, or a dreary gathering after a death — that food is always at… Read More »

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Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding – The perfect Christmas Dinner

In Blog, Entrees On December 27, 2012 0 Comments

So as a foodie…yes, planning any holiday dinner is the stuff that keeps me up nights. This year I decided to go a little non-traditional — we usually… Read More »

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Italian Sesame Cookies

In Blog, Desserts, Italian On December 20, 2012 0 Comments

If you like a cookie that’s not too sweet and can be enjoyed equally well with a cup of coffee in the morning as a glass of wine… Read More »