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Chicken Wings

Big-Game Wings for Every Kind of Fan

Denver fan? Rooting for Seattle? Just in it for the commercials? No matter the reason, here are some super wing recipes you can dive into on Super Bowl Sunday, including a gluten-free option. Baked Wings with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce Submitted by Christine Van Arsdalen, Somerset County Ingredients 1 package frozen chicken wings (plain) 1 […]

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Turning Point Breakfast

Breaking for Breakfast at The Turning Point

Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day, right? Too often, though, it disintegrates into a travel cup to your right, a granola bar or banana bread on your lap, and crumbs all over the place as you drive to work. Surely I can’t be the only person guilty of this? […]

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Local Smoke, Jersey Shore “meathead” Love

To say I love barbecue would be an understatement.  In fact, I am pretty sure Merriam-Webster has yet to include a word that adequately describes the way I feel about the delicious American staple.   Nothing makes me happier than sinking my teeth into a pile of sauce-covered meat.  Normally I consider myself a classy gal; […]

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The Great Chili Cook-Off

It was a simple idea that turned into something wonderful. Several months ago, John and I were being lazybones on vacation when I started reading a magazine article filled with various and sundry chili recipes. Since we both love chili, I started reading all the titles and descriptions out loud. That started a conversation about […]

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Voted Best in the World: Teuscher Chocolates

It’s that time of year again, when the thoughts of lovers young and old turn to…..chocolate! We’re fortunate to have the chocolate purveyor named Best Chocolatier in the World by National Geographic Traveler Magazine right nearby in Philadelphia. If you are in the market for a wonderful treat for your sweetie, look no further than […]

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Baking for a Cause: The 2012 Blogger Cookie Exchange

The holidays provide us with a good opportunity to help others and to share love through cookie baking. This year, I had the opportunity to participate in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012. Each blogger bakes three dozen cookies and sends one dozen to three other food bloggers. There is an element of mystery […]

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Coming soon to Riverton: brick-oven spot with Starr ties

A new restaurant with ties to Philadelphia restaurant mogul Stephen Starr is coming to Riverton. District 611  is set to open within weeks in a shopping center at 710 Broad Street. Three Starr alum, Brian Baglin, Catherine Piotrowski and executive chef  David Perrini have teamed up with building owner Jim Brandenburger to create District 611. […]

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Whole Hog Cafe Coming to Cherry Hill

Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Whole Hog Café, a Little Rock, Ark.-based barbecue chain, will open its first Northeast restaurant in South Jersey this winter. The restaurant will be located at 2321 Route 70 West in Cherry Hill, N.J. “We are excited to bring Arkansas’ world champion barbecue to Cherry Hill. The site has strong […]

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Just Like Home: Under the Moon Café in Bordentown

Restaurant experiences can be all over the map. Sometimes, you’ll get over the top fancy-schmanzy. At other times, you will be lucky enough to snag a meal that tastes like it has been lovingly prepared in a family’s home kitchen. If you venture to Bordentown’s Under the Moon Café, the taste of home will resonate […]

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How to Have a Chocolate Tasting Party That Is Unreal

It’s always great to get together with friends as the weather cools down and our thoughts turn to indoor entertaining. Recently, I was engaged in a bit of creative head-scratching as I tried to come up with ideas for a dessert gathering with a twist. The old potluck idea just wasn’t doing it for me. […]

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