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Archive: November, 2012

Thanksgiving cooking: Turducken for vegetarians

Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 12:03 PM
There’s nothing about a turducken that could appeal to a vegetarian. You’re taking a chicken, a duck and a turkey and stuffing them into each other, followed by filling them with pork sausage stuffing, shrimp stuffing and then a cornbread stuffing featuring duck or chicken giblets (if... Read more

Iron Hill event at The Industry postponed

Saturday, November 24, 2012, 8:44 PM
The “Off the Wall” event at The Industry (1401-1403 E. Moyamensing Ave.), hosted by owners Dave Garry and Heather Gleason and chef Pat Szoke, has been postponed till January. Brewers Paul Rutherford and Chris LaPierre of Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant were supposed to collaborate... Read more

14 million people going out to Thanksgiving dinner

Monday, November 19, 2012, 12:10 PM
Nation's Restaurant News, which puts a happy spin on all things dining out, estimates that 14 million people will go out to dinner for Thanksgiving. Eating in restaurants or bringing in takeout on Thanksgiving is “becoming part of the collective consciousness,” Sara Bittorf, chief brand... Read more

5 recipes for boozy fall brews

Friday, November 16, 2012, 4:17 PM
Apples, pumpkin and dulce de leche don’t always have to go into a pie. These bloggers are taking favorite fall ingredients and mixing them into these tempting boozy brews. Boozy Hot Apple Cider Wendy Kirby, Philadelphia native and owner of La Phemme Phoodie, shares one of her favorite drinks... Read more

Ermahgerd! Better learn to bake your own Twinkies!

Friday, November 16, 2012, 12:06 PM
With today's news that Hostess Brands is going out of business, it appears that maybe the iconic Twinkie's days are numbered. (The real crime here is that 18,500 people will be put out of work.) Fortunately, Fox News has gathered assorted do-it-yourself Twinkie clone recipes so you can roll your own... Read more

Best college food in America? Bryn Mawr is #13

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 2:16 PM
The DailyMeal is out with a clickbait feature on the 52 Best Colleges for Food in America. No. 1 was Virginia Tech. Among the locals, coming in at #13 was Bryn Mawr College, which got points for special events: "Each semester is packed with events like the Milkshake Mania lunch, where students... Read more

Sweet look at Whipped Bakeshop

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:28 AM
Zagat's Danya Henninger takes an inside look at Fishtown's Whipped Bakeshop. It's not the retail items that impress her as much as the eye-popping catering creations. See the piece here. Read more

Seven must-try Thanksgiving recipes

Monday, November 12, 2012, 5:23 PM
Thanksgiving is next week and while some people have been viciously watching the Food Network and buying seasonal magazines in search for the perfect sides or the best turkey recipe, others may be left scrambling for recipes in hair-pulling frustration. Either way, here are seven recipes to bring... Read more

Skip the toffee and try the Roomano

Monday, November 12, 2012, 4:08 PM
Madame Fromage got her first taste of this Dutch cheese at Old City’s Wedge and Fig (160 N. Third St.). Kirk Nelson, the co-owner, offered her a tasting sample with a dish of caramel and sea salt crackers. La Fromage describes Roomano as a recreation of an Italian Romano cheese, which lends... Read more

This lawyer knows Jack (and Gouda and Neufch√Ętel...)

Monday, November 12, 2012, 2:53 PM
How does a lawyer wind up blogging about cheese? Philly's own Madame Fromage sat down for an “East/West Skype chat” with Veronique Kherian, a.k.a Miss Cheesemonger, a lawyer and cheesemonger from San Francisco. “I was burnt out from law school, the bar exam, and the dismal job market... Read more
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