Category Archives: Food

October is Coming!

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Lost and FOUND!

A little digging turned up the tear sheet featuring the shivering banana from yesterday’s post. It was for an article in the The Philadelphia Daily News titled “The secret life of food,” and it was published on August 28, 1996. … Continue reading

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Anastasio II Seafood

There’s nothing I love more than hand painted signs – Italian Market, Philadelphia.

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Italian Market Festival 2022

After two years, The Italian Market Festival returned to 9th Street over the weekend. Despite the high temperatures, turn out was tremendous. The food, entertainment, and people watching did not disappoint! More photos behind the cut.

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Snow Storm Cornbread

I decided to roast a turkey over the weekend for a variety of reasons – the local supermarkets were sold out of chickens, keeping my oven on for 2 1/2 hours made for a toasty kitchen, plus The Boy and … Continue reading

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There Ain’t No Rhyme for Oranges

Every now and again while wandering around 9th Street, I’ll spot a nicely designed produce box. Such was the case today with this carton of Ultimate Oranges –  bold, simple graphics, three colors – it’s an eye catcher. And by … Continue reading

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Let the Baking Begin!

I took out some of the cookie dough I had squirreled away in the freezer to bake this afternoon. First up, are these Lemon Butter Cookies, click on the link for the recipe! Happy baking!

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Bok Choy Betty

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Waiting for Pizza

Waiting for pizza at Lorenzo’s on 9th & Christian.

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Breakfast

A healthy breakfast for the new year – she said as she pulled a batch of muffins out of the oven…

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Bird-Proofing the Figs

Two years ago, they were wreaking havoc with my basil plants, now the birds are hogging the figs on the lower branches of the tree in our backyard. There are plenty of figs for the neighbors and our feathered friends … Continue reading

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Crybaby!

My current obsession is taking photos of produce graphics. I spotted this beauty while shopping at Giordano’s on 9th and Washington! SaveSave

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Looking South – Rise and Shine

I ran across this food photo taken at Saté Kampar on Passyunk Avenue while looking for another photo. If you’re in the neighborhood, stop in – it’s a cozy little place and their food is wonderful!

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Looking South – Handle With Care

More handmade sign love at Termini’s Bakery. SaveSave

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