• Saturday , 29 April 2017

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Talluto’s Tortellini the Authentic Way

Talluto’s Tortellini the Authentic Way

I noticed something while shopping for pasta: some are significantly more expensive than the others! I attributed this to the quality of the product, but it turns out to be so much more than that. I decided to sit down ...

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Marra’s on East Passyunk Ave

Marra’s on East Passyunk Ave

There aren’t many places I can eat at over and over again and still feel happy about that (ha!).  My family and I needed a place for dinner after being in the city all day, and Marra’s was able to ...

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Nomad Pizza Co.

Nomad Pizza Co.

After a long day out with friends, four of us stumbled into Nomad Pizza on 7th Street near Broad, and boy did we ever luck out!  I’d heard great things about Nomad, but just hadn’t got around to getting there ...

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Gravy in the Slow Cooker- WHAT?!

Gravy in the Slow Cooker- WHAT?!

Gravy?  In a slow cooker?!  What is the blaspheme you speak of?!  Well let me tell you.  This, my dear ones, was a game changer for me!  I live a busy life, as a lot of people do.  You know the ...

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Gennaro’s Tomato Pie

Gennaro’s Tomato Pie

I found it.  The best pizza in Philly: Gennaro’s Tomato Pie. This is a bold statement, but I’m not lying.  Short of mental fantasies of what I think pizza will be like when I’m in Italy, THIS is exactly what ...

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Lasagna with My Boy

Lasagna with My Boy

I love having my son in the kitchen with me.  It gives us great one-on-one time, and he genuinely enjoys helping me.  Lasagna was on the menu and he was the best helper!  Nothing fancy for this meal, just noodles, ...

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Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

My mom has been making pasta e fagioli (“pasta and beans”) since way before I was even born.  If you ask anyone in my family what they want her to make, it’s always that or her roast pork.  Both are knee-bucklers ...

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Vesper Brothers Sauce

Vesper Brothers Sauce

Few things make me happier than a bowl of pasta.  I really, reeeeally love pasta.  All shapes and sizes, different sauces, cuts, textures, etc etc.  When Bill Vesper of Vesper Brothers’ Foods reached out for me to try his pizza ...

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