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Depression Cake

The recipe for this cake has been around since The Great Depression when ingredients were scarce, and made a comeback during World War II due to rationing. There are no eggs or dairy in this cake, yet it’s moist and … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Apple Pear Galette

Looks like we’re slowly easing into fall. Gone is the oppressive heat and humidity, and we’re heading into sweater weather. To celebrate this momentous occasion, I made an enormous pot of soup and this apple – pear galette. Granny Smith … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Beer on Wheels

Seen on 6th Street between Chestnut & Market.

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Fruit Tart w/ Fresh Figs and Mango

Yesterday was our friend Anthony’s birthday. He suggested a fruit tart in lieu of a cake – I was on it! I found gorgeous, green figs in the market, a mango that was perfectly ripe, and strawberries and blueberries – … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

 

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Italian Plum Torte

Strawberries, blueberries, and peaches are typically the fruits of the summer – however, let us not forget the humble Italian plum. They’re wonderful when baked, this is the delicious torte that The Boy and I made this week. It was … Continue reading

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Look Out, Here Comes Spiderman!

Truck mascot on the front of a Philadelphia Sanitation truck, spotted on 11th & Washington Avenue.  

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American Chop Suey

As a kid growing up in New England, one of my favorite comfort foods was my mom’s American Chop Suey. It’s a casserole made with ground beef, elbow macaroni, and a seasoned tomato sauce. Folks outside of New England call … Continue reading

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