Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Aug02

Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Happy National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! August 2nd is definitely a day to celebrate. Recently I received a copy of food blogger Irvin Lin’s new cookbook Marbled, Swirled And Layered. Reading cookbooks is a happy time for me (as is eating ice cream!). I especially appreciated that Irvin Lin encourages his readers to experiment with his basic recipes. In fact, he even provides suggestions. Disclaimer: This post is part of an...

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Hanukkah Latkes ~ A Walk on The Wild Side
Dec19

Hanukkah Latkes ~ A Walk on The Wild Side

Food traditions play an important role in any holiday celebration and Hanukhah, the Festival of Lights, is no exception. Little potato pancakes fried in oil are served as the menorah candles glow brightly and gifts are opened.  As the Hanukkah dreidel game reminds, a great miracle happened there. Oil that was suppose to last only one day burned for eight. To remember the miracle of the oil latkes are traditionally fried. The classic...

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Family Food Memories
Nov18

Family Food Memories

Food plays a role in creating family memories through out the year … not just on Thanksgving or special holidays. For some families Sunday afternoon dinner is when aunts, uncles, cousins and family friends congregate at that special home where life slows down for just a few hours. Okay, so there may be some disfuntional stuff happening but it’s familia! No matter the menu there are always the must have favorite foods. The...

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