Category Archives: News

Tiled Entryway No. 703

It’s been a while since I’ve done a post on tiled entryways, however on Saturday, I ran into this beauty while doing some shopping on Fabric Row.

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Produce Box Love: Cara Cara Oranges

Every now and again, I’ll stumble upon a beautifully designed produce box on 9th Street. This line drawing is reminiscent of flapper illustrations from the 1920s, and the bright colors really pop off the black background.

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Ralph’s & Sarcone’s

Ralph’s Italian Restaurant and Sarcone’s Bakery are two icons of 9th Street’s Italian Market. Both businesses have been around for over a century and are family owned. Ralph’s holds a special place in my heart because we had our wedding … Continue reading

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Orecchiette w/ Broccoli Rabe & Goat Cheese

The name orecchiette comes from the Italian orecchia meaning ‘ear’, and –etta, meaning ‘small’. I like to think of them as miniature bowls that hold the creamy goat cheese and garlicky broccoli rabe in this dish.Rave reviews for this dinner … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Casserole

Leftover chicken + egg noodles = comfort food on the fly! It took me fifteen minutes to put this together, twenty in the oven, and dinner was served. While it’s baking, toss a salad to serve on the side. Quick … Continue reading

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Studio Statue

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Inflatable Vermin

This inflatable vermin continues to make appearances at Broad and Spruce Streets outside of the Atlantic Building which once housed the classrooms of The Philadelphia College of Art. PCA has left the building and discarded the name a few decades … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lloyd!

The Boy turns nineteen today – where does the time go? I was thinking about his tenth birthday when he decided he wanted a Neapolitan cake for his birthday. That meant baking three different cake layers, which I was trying … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Plywood!

Happy 3rd birthday to our dear Plywood, who crashed our barbecue, charmed our socks off, and found himself a home. He loves roast chicken Mondays, naps on the sofa, and Amazon boxes. Enjoy your salmon dinner, birthday kitty!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Valentine for my Joe, 25th in a series! Happy Valentine’s Day, spread a little love around!

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