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  • Less meat, more dough


    Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released last week showed that beef and bacon prices are at an all-time high. That seems particularly sad during the summer, peak season for burgers and steaks, not to mention BLTs. Don’t despair…. Read More ›

  • The Modern Farmer’s Market

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    When farmer’s markets started to gain popularity 20 years ago, they quickly became a Saturday-morning staple for any self-respecting foodie. We met at the biggest and the best markets, filled our reusable bags to overflowing, then snacked on sugar-sweet sun… Read More ›

  • Sweet and Salty


    It’s a classic combination: sweet and salty. That’s why we love peanut butter and jelly so much (or in my case peanut butter and honey). Pretzel maker Snyder’s of Hanover has a new line of Sweet and Salty Pretzel Pieces ($3.69… Read More ›

  • Gelato boom

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    It seems every big ice cream maker is coming out with a gelato series — Haagen-Dasz, Graeter’s and now Breyers. That should be good news for those who love the Italian version of ice cream. Unfortunately, it often isn’t. True… Read More ›

  • Loving local


    I was at grocery store yesterday where I watched a man pick a strawberry from the samples and pop it in his mouth. Hope springs eternal, so I picked up a container and took a whiff (yes, I’m the shopper… Read More ›

  • Fat Tuesday and Chocolate Pancakes


    My husband has been known to go to a certain pancake establishment and order a short stack of buttermilk pancakes followed by a short stack of chocolate pancakes for “dessert.” I share this story in honor of Pancake Tuesday, known… Read More ›


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