Recipes, gift ideas, restaurant reviews and food news from around the Delaware Valley.

Broccoli Sausage Pasta

My friend described this recipe to me on a recent walk. It is her daughter’s favorite, and she was planning to make it that evening as a welcome-home meal for the returning coed.

Cherry Poke Cake

I only learned about poke cakes recently. The name caught my eye while I was browsing food sites, and I simply had to investigate.

Synergy Salad

Synergy is defined as “the interaction of two or more substances to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.”

Pretty Salad, Tasty Salad, Healthy Salad

It’s wonderful when food looks good, tastes good and is good for you. This salad hits that trifecta.

Super Healthy, Super Tasty Kale Salad

I had lunch at a friend’s house last week.

Mustard-Dill Potato Salad

If you read this blog regularly, you know I love potatoes.

Coconut Pudding

I adore coconut and am forever looking for ways to use it in recipes both sweet and savory.

Marinara Sauce à la Marcella Hazan

Famed Italian chef and writer Marcella Hazan was born in 1924 in the Emilia-Romagna province of Italy.


I read about these little orbs of heaven a few months back and have ruminated on them ever since.

Quickest, Best Salsa

The creation of this salsa was a bit of a revelation.