Monthly Archives: April 2020



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The Thunderbirds and The Blue Angels fly over South Philadelphia. Flyover Philadelphia from Joe Williams on Vimeo.

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Italian Chocolate Chip Ricotta Cake

I love a good breakfast cake – of course you could eat this after dinner, but it’s nice to have an excuse to have a little something sweet with your morning coffee. This cake is light, moist, studded with chocolate … Continue reading

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The Indefatigable Fig Tree

Italian immigrants probably planted these fig trees in these hardscrabble, concrete back yards generations ago for a taste of the old country. This one is growing from a neighbor’s yard, and despite being harshly pruned and cut to the very … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Rustic No-Knead Bread

Wednesday may be Prince Spaghetti Day, but around here we do rotini and meatball Thursdays. Of course, what pasta dinner would be complete without some crusty bread fresh out of the oven? This no-knead bread takes about 2 hours to … Continue reading

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Two Piece

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Uncle Sam

Poster seen on 9th Street – a modern day twist on the iconic James Montgomery Flagg illustration, used to recruit soldiers in World War I and World War II. Be safe, wear your mask!  

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