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Lentils for Luck & Wealth in 2016

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People around the world have traditions for ringing in the new year. Foods play an important role in the festivities. Many Italians believe that lentils’ coin-like shape represents luck and wealth. For this reason, lentils are served after midnight on … Continue reading

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Pesce

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The Feast of the Seven Fishes “Festa dei sette pesci” is an Italian celebration of Christmas Eve with meals of fish and other seafood. Most families have developed their own traditional way of serving their favorites. There are no hard … Continue reading

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Check Out Our Daily Specials

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We post DAILY SPECIALS on our website for you to check out every day. Be sure to take a look!

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What’s Your Definition of Deli?

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Wikipedia defines “delicatessen” in this way: Delicatessen is a term meaning “delicacies” or “fine foods”. In English, “delicatessen” originally meant only this specially prepared food. In time, the delicatessen store where this food was sold came to be called a … Continue reading

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Do You Love Eggs?

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Do you check ingredient labels of foods to avoid corn syrup and additives and try to eat more whole foods? Whole foods are foods that are closest to their natural state – unprocessed fruit, vegetables, whole grains, eggs, whole fish, … Continue reading

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Did you say “Hold the tomato?”

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Most Americans love tomatoes and there is good reason to. New Jersey has some of the best tomatoes in the world! They are great to munch on just as they are (add a bit of salt and oh so good!) … Continue reading

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Where’s the Mutz?

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Mozzarella was first made in Italy near Naples from the rich milk of water buffalos. Because it was not made from pasteurized milk and because there was little or no refrigeration, the cheese had a very short shelf-life and seldom … Continue reading

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Survival Tips For The Holiday Season

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We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season! Follow these six survival tips to stay healthy and fit through the holidays and the celebrations that go along with them. 1. Avoid skipping meals period, but especially on … Continue reading

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Add Green Leafy To Your Healthy!

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Dr. Mercola reports that kale is a powerhouse veggie loaded with vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals. Kale has anti-inflammatory properties that may help prevent arthritis, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases, plant-based omega-3 fats for building cell … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Favorite Pasta?

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Pasta is loved by most. There are so many different types of pasta, a staple dish of Italian cuisine. The extensive variety of shapes, sizes, colors and ingredients can be seen as you peruse the aisles of your favorite market. … Continue reading

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