Tag Archives: Beth Christian

A Hyatt Weekend in Jersey City? Yes, Please!

One lovely birthday weekend (mine), we decided to head into New York to see a show and get away from home for a bit. Instead of paying the high prices that are a mainstay of Manhattan hotels, we decided to stay overnight at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City, since it was a bit less expensive […]

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The Farm & Fisherman in Cherry Hill

A recent article in a local magazine woke me up to the fact that there are some seriously good Happy Hour deals at some of our local restaurants. While Happy Hour used to mean cheap beer and soggy chicken wings, some area food purveyors are stepping it up a notch (or three or four) in […]

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Osteria in Moorestown

A Cut Way Above Your Usual Mall Munch It was a cool Friday night, and our taste buds were hankering for something new and different. We’d heard about a new crop of restaurants in the Moorestown Mall, and decided to check out Osteria. Owned by well-known Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri, the restaurant has a warm modern vibe, great […]

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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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Zeppoli in Collingswood

Zeppoli Enchants With Soul-Satisfying Sicilian Fare On a recent Monday evening, I ventured over to Collingswood to check out Zeppoli, a restaurant that has been on my radar screen due to the many accolades it has received. As I walked in, I noticed that the place was packed, even on a weeknight. As I dug […]

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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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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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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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