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12:42 PM / Monday July 24, 2017

Food And Beverage

Add a Tex-Mex favorite to Your Menu

July 21, 2017

Family Features A tortilla plus a tasty filling makes a household favorite – a taco. This simple, casual, versatile, fun food knows no boundaries. Tacos can be right for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even snacks and dessert, depending on the filling. For tacos with a unique, delicious twist on tradition, try these Chicken Soft Tacos…

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Good Eats with Grapes

July 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Zahtar Shrimp and Grape Kabobs Make a heart-healthy menu with flavorful fruit Family Features Heart-healthy foods can play a role in healthy aging. Whether you enjoy them by the handful as a refreshing snack or use them to add color, crunch and a touch of sweetness to a meal, grapes are a heart-healthy…

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Smart Summer Snacks

July 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Zucchini Crisps   Family Features A busy summer schedule requires plenty of energy, and while relaxation is sure to help, what you eat is your essential source of fuel. Just like filling up your gas tank, food is what makes your body go. A well- balanced approach to eating is a smart way…

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A Truly Happy Hour

July 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival displayed great eats as well as the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s great exhibits.  (Photo: Chris Murray)   The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival gave those in attendance the chance to enjoy food, drink and butterflies.   By Denise Clay Usually, you got to the Academy of Natural Sciences…

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Cool Down with Patriotic Frozen Pops

June 29, 2017

The perfect treat to celebrate and escape the heat this summer Family Features With backyard barbecues, pool parties and patriotic celebrations in full swing leading up to the Fourth of July, kids are constantly on the go with summertime activities. For long summer days in the sun, a cool treat is the perfect way to…

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Savory Summer Grilling

June 23, 2017

Family Features There’s not much that tastes better during the summer than a meal hot off the grill. If you’re in the mood for a delicious backyard dish, try adding versatility to your grilling game with a few simple tips. Try a new cooking method. If your usual preparation involves a basic flame, you may…

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Tasty Fourth of July Recipes

June 15, 2017

Family Features Fireworks, family and food are what the Fourth of July is all about. Add some spark to backyard staples like grilled chicken and potato salad with a little help from tangy condiments, smoky rubs and your cast-iron skillet. For a main dish that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser, smother grilled chicken with…

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Throw a sizzling summer cocktail party

June 9, 2017

BPT Raise your glasses high – cocktail parties are the toast of this summer’s entertaining. Don’t know where to start? Think barware, which is nearly as hot as the rising temperatures. That’s why we turned to designer Julie Robbins from Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of vintage and current dinnerware, for fabulously fun ideas…

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Add Some Sizzle to Father’s Day Grilling

June 3, 2017

Family Features Just ask any dad, he’s sure to agree: a perfectly seasoned steak flame-kissed to perfection is one of the great pleasures of summer grilling. This Father’s Day, you may be able to teach dad a few tricks of your own. Start by selecting a premium-quality steak like those from Omaha Steaks, which are…

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Alternative white wine pairings for popular summer meals

May 25, 2017

BPT Summer means long days, bountiful sunshine and fresh fare to tantalize the taste buds. Locally grown produce, grilled meats and seafood, and new takes on classic dishes like pizza and pasta make this the season to raise a glass and toast to family, friends and the sharing of delicious food. White wine is a…

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Go With The-Flo

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s one-month old twins, Sir and Rumi Carter, posed with their gorgeous mom for photos

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ABOVE PHOTO:  Jay-Z and Beyonce (Photo: JStone / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Beyonce and Jay-Z’s one-month old...

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July 21, 2017

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July 21, 2017

BPT Americans love summertime and with good reason. It is the best time for outdoor fun and...

Oasis

Six things we need to stop saying to bereaved parents

July 21, 2017

Joan Markwell knows the gut-wrenching, hollow feeling left behind when a child is taken too early. It’s...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff