Category Archives: Food

French Strawberry Cake

I bought some beautiful baskets of strawberries in the market over the weekend, a cake was in order. This is a wonderful cake – light, studded with strawberries, and flavored with orange zest. It’s perfect for serving after a big … Continue reading

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The Three Food Groups

Sign for Federal Donuts.

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Let’s Make a Sandwich

Usually Tina does the cooking posts, but I thought I would share this recipe that was a little more my speed. I think I could hack this without burning the house down.

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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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