Fritters and Farmer’s Market’s

My grandparent’s grew up during the Depression, in a small coal mining town, Republic, PA. My grandfather was a coal miner. He was Sicilian and an amazing cook. He could make the most delicious soup with just a ham hock, cabbage and beans. He never used stock, just plain old tap water. My grandmother would […]

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Hot Pastrami Sandwich On My Mind

I have a picture of a Pastrami sandwich covered in sauerkraut and melted Swiss cheese burned into my brain. I am dying for one! I could just run to a local deli and order one, but after ingesting the grease laden, overly salted, and on stale bread sandwich, my stomach will be calling for Pepto […]

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Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad is such a great summer side dish or buffet salad. Not to mention how outrageously yummy this recipe is! I am pairing it with a couple of big fat steaks tonight! It tastes better as it sits, so if you need to make a potluck dish ahead of time this salad is […]

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Finding Fondant!

So, there I am with 48 Petite Fours and no fondant icing. My supplier of fondant powder went out of business. I left the corn syrup out of my homemade fondant and had to throw it away and it was definitely too late to mail order. I quickly searched the Internet praying to find a […]

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