Archive for September, 2010

Meeting Chef Marcela Valladolid at Sauza Tequila’s Ladies Night In Party.

Thursday night I had the fabulous opportunity to meet Chef Marcela Valledolid, taste her wonderful cuisine and learn from her how to make several delicious margaritas all featuring Sauza Tequila. I attended a Ladies Night In event sponsored by Sauza Tequila. The recipes were really great for simple yet impressive entertaining year round. One of [...]

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Out and About in Atlantic City – Dining and Cocktails

I have a client in Atlantic City, thereby for the last 8 years, I inevitably end up in AC the week of Labor Day. Every year sees more and more great restaurants. My favorite part is planning our dinners out. As my week there wound down and I began making my menu plan for the [...]

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Mocha Frappe and a Visit to Max Brenner’s.

. It is tradition in our house that before school starts, each child gets a special day with Mommy. This year my 6 year old, Zach and I headed into Philly. Zach’s pick was Monk’s Cafe for lunch (we both love the mussels and burgers there) and the Archaeology Museum on University of Pennsylvania’s campus. [...]

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My Weekend at PA Wineries.

This Labor Day Weekend, I visited two local PA wineries. Saturday, I tasted at Va La Vineyards in Avondale, PA. They offer two tasting options. We opted for the reserve tasting at the upstairs bar. A wonderful experience all around. The view is beautiful and outside they had live music and wood fired pizza for [...]

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Sparkling Cava Sangria and an Elegant Wine & Dessert Party Menu

Thursday night I attended and provided the food for’s Mom’s Get Glam Suave Party. It was such a fun event where we got pampered with great hair products courtesy of Suave. An evening for Mom Bloggers to get out and feel glamorous called for an elegant light bite menu. Since it was at 7:30 [...]

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Chilled Cucumber-Honeydew Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds…

I took my kids to the park today and came home with their best friends. I also came home starving, having packed lunches for the kids but not myself. So when 3 ½ year old Cole turned to me and said “let’s make something” upon walking in the door, my answer was let’s do it! [...]

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Peachy Brown Sugar Bourbon Ice Cream

I love ice cream, especially homemade. I still have peaches left so i concocted this peach ice cream for dessert. I saw Sass & Veracity’s recipe for Peachiest Peach Ice Cream with Attitude recently.  This is my version. Alcohol doesn’t freeze, so I like adding a little to ice-cream to keep the ice cream from [...]

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