Tasty and healthy treats

The Twicebaked Twins' No-Bake Treats.

With a brand new year ahead of us, we all strive hard to have a good beginning and eating healthy is always a great place to start. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is finally over and for most people so is the overindulging of just about everything. We have been testing recipes... ...

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Fettucine Alfredo — a most appealing dish

Fetuccine Alfredo is an appealing cold-weather treat.

Fettuccine Alfredo bears the name of its creator Alfredo di Lelio who operated a restaurant in Rome. Legend has it that he improvised a basic pasta dish with butter and cheese so that his pregnant wife (who was suffering from morning sickness) would find it appealing enough to eat. Apparently ...

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A family treasure: Nana’s Sponge Cake

Nana's Sponge Cake, a century-old recipe.

Finally, after years of talking about this special sponge cake … we found the family sponge cake recipe!  It is a recipe our mom has been raving  about for years. Every time we ask her a question about any cake recipe we write about, she always says, “I wish I could find Nana’s sponge ...

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Baby Biscotti with Brandied Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Drizzled or dipped, baby biscotti are delicious.

As the holiday quickly approaches, the choice of which cookies to make is overwhelming. There are so many recipes to choose from and every family member has a different request! There are the nut- and fruit-filled cookies, sugar-crusted or a thick-frosted cutout, even boiled cookies! We find ...

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We’re not lyin’…… we are fryin’ our turkey!

Judy and Joy's family's turkey will be deep-fried.

For the past few years we have been frying our holiday bird! The Thanksgiving meal is truly a special event at our home. Joy likes it to be an experience as well as a fabulous family meal. We begin the day before by preparing the turkeys. Two turkeys will be fried and one will be... Read More

It’s the season for all things pumpkin

As Judy and I traveled the Tri-State Area promoting Breast Cancer awareness this month, we met many new people and heard about so many new recipes. It is usually still breakfast time when we get off the set, so we have been eating breakfast everywhere. Pumpkin, apple and bold autumnal spices ...

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Dogs and people behaving badly

Dogs behaving badly?

Q.  The pet store near my house has an open door policy for people to bring their pets with them to the store. I find it odd enough that people do this, but find it worse when their pets, usually dogs, bark and are aggressive to the other dogs that are there. What do you... Read More