Category Archive: Food

Jul 08

Quick and Easy Summer Snack

I love the warmer and longer days of Summer because we spend more time outdoors on the deck or around the pool and less time in the kitchen.  Last weekend I went grocery shopping to pick up the ingredients to make a Shrimp Boil which was absolutely delicious so I will definitely be making it …

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Apr 25

Taco Salad | Friday Foodie Feature

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Today’s Friday Foodie Feature is dedicated to   MY BEST FRIEND FOR LIFE, KAREN! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAREN! In the late 80’s, my hubby who at the time was my fiance and I went to Fort Lee, NJ, to visit her at her mother’s house.  She had just flown in …

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Mar 03

Super Foods for Seniors | Fitness Fare

Hello Friends and Happy Monday Yesterday afternoon as I sat writing this post we were anxiously awaiting another major snowstorm, hopefully the last one of the season.  People were out in the grocery stores stocking up on food as if they needed enough to last for the entire week.   In 17 days it’ll officially …

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Dec 06

Friday Foodie Feature – Oxtail Stew

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! This week’s Foodie Feature is Slow Cooked Oxtail Stew Oxtails or tails of cattle is a very popular dish in *South Africa and this bony, gelatin-rich meat is usually slow-cooked.  In our Delaware home as soon as the weather cools Oxtails are definitely on the menu-of-must-haves and this is how I slow cook mine.   …

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Nov 22

Middletown African Market

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! In today’s Friday Foodie I am featuring the Grand Opening of the Middletown African Market located on 725 North Broad Street. Owners Abena Mansah and Kwaku Duah are recent transplants from the Bronx, by way of Ghana.  In partnership with other family members they also owned an African Market in Yonkers, …

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Aug 30

Friday Foodie Feature – Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! The days are getting shorter and school started this week so I am lining up my recipes for the Fall.  Chicken is a staple in our house and this was an easy breezy “4 ingredient-less than 40 minute” recipe. Ingredients: Chicken Breasts ~ Mozzarella Cheese ~ Minced Garlic ~ Fresh …

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Aug 16

Friday Foodie Feature – Lean Pockets

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! What happens when it’s Friday night and you don’t feel like cooking, ordering pizza or going out and a bowl of cereal just won’t cut it? In our house when that happens we head straight to the garage and to the freezer.  There is where I try to keep microwavable …

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Aug 02

Friday Foodie Feature – Thai Green Curry Chicken & Rice

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! This week’s Foodie Feature is a 4 ingredient but less than 40 minute meal.  I was in 3 different grocery stores last week, Sunday at Safeway with hubby for the major shopping, then after work on Tuesday at ShopRite and again on Wednesday at Food Lion with my son who needed to …

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Aug 02

Friday Foodie Feature – Thai Green Curry Chicken & Rice

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! This week’s Foodie Feature is a 4 ingredient but less than 40 minute meal.  I was in 3 different grocery stores last week, Sunday at Safeway with hubby for the major shopping, then after work on Tuesday at ShopRite and again on Wednesday at Food Lion with my son who needed to …

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Jul 26

Swahili Kitchen

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Is your palate stuck in a rut…do you find yourself always ordering the same foods…pizza, cheese steaks or Chinese takeout?  Do you want something different while supporting a new local business, then I suggest you try Swahili Kitchen on Main Street in Middletown. Swahili Kitchen specializes in East African cuisine, …

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