Archives for April 2008

Top 10 Sodas in The U.S.

by TK April 29th, 2008| Tasty Thoughts
I was sitting with one of my sons (they are both named Jacob), and he found a list of the Top 10 sodas in the U.S in Beverage World Magazine. While he quizzed me on the rankings, I figured I would share the rankings with TT readers:

  1. Coke

  2. Pepsi

  3. Diet

PureBread Deli, Greenville, DE

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 28th, 2008| Restaurant Reviews
While on vacation in Maryland, we headed up to Delaware to check out the Natural History Museum. The museum was a hit on a chilly rainy day. Leaving the museum was an unpleasant end to the trip, as the miserable weather brought a chill to me. To
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The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

by LJ Dovichi April 24th, 2008| Restaurant Reviews

I live in the Bay Area so I avoid a lot of the tourist trap areas and restaurants, especially Pier 39 in San Francisco. However, my mom doesn't live here, and she absolutely adores going to Pier 39. Last weekend was her birthday, and she came to see us.
Cooking Junkies

Cooking Junkies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 19th, 2008| Tasty Thoughts
As a self-proclaimed foodie, I always am looking for new recipes and ideas. A decade ago, I did this by collecting cookbooks. However, in the past ten years the first place I search for recipe is the Internet. Recently, I came across a Website that will be

Deep-Fried, Beer-Battered Onion Rings

by TK April 18th, 2008| Recipes, Side Dishes
For my most recent birthday, 2 of my children got me a present I always wanted - a good countertop deep fryer. With the help of my soon-to-be-wife they made the selection of an Emeril LaGasse/T-fal Deep Fryer.

One of the first items that I decided to make was Beer Battered

Veggie Pizza

by Melissa April 11th, 2008| Recipes
Sometimes it’s hard to get our kids to eat all those healthy vegetables. A few months ago I came across a recipe for pizza in a vegetarian cookbook. Whether you’re a meat eater or not, vegetarian cookbooks are a great resource for finding new ways to eat vegetables. I decided

Artichoke-Spinach Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 6th, 2008| Tasty Thoughts
Friday afternoon was fairly busy with kid events:  a Girl Scout meeting and playdate for our 10 year old, a middle school dance and sleepover for our almost 12 year old.  Between all of the drop-offs and pick-ups, we decided to wait until after the dance drop-off for our dinner. 

NH Magazine Author Nominated for Award

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 4th, 2008| Tasty Thoughts
When one thinks of cooking magazine subscriptions, one tends to think of widely distributed magazines, such as Bon Appetit or Gourmet. However, a magazine that is run on a smaller scale can boast that it has authors that are just as renowned.

Taste of the Seacoast, a New Hampshire-based