Collection of weekly recipes by Philly Happening

A Philadelphia Tradition: Irish Potatoes

2019-03-14T22:15:45-04:00March 14th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese The cheesesteak, the soft pretzel…and the Irish potato? Yes, Irish potato candies are a Philadelphia tradition going back over 100 years. There aren't any actual potatoes in the Philadelphia version of this confection. Instead, they get their name because they look like miniature potatoes. Typically the candies have a coconut butter cream [...]

5 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Apple Cider

2017-10-30T19:31:59-04:00October 30th, 2017|

After a never-ending Indian Summer in Philadelphia this year, there is finally a chill in the air! It's finally the season for sweaters, boots, and hot spiked cider! There's nothing quite like a steaming cup of apple cider: warm, fragrant, and soothing to the soul--it's basically Fall's version of a Hot Toddy. For some new [...]

Get to Know Front & Palmer: The Location for the 2016 Philly Happening List Red Carpet Bash

2016-04-27T21:58:03-04:00April 27th, 2016|

Named one of America's Top 45 wedding venues by Front & Palmer offers an amazing space and delicious Philly-themed menu's that will be sure to wow all of our 2016 Philly Happening List Red Carpet Bash attendees. Photo Credit: Feast Your Eyes Blog Located in the South Kensington Art District the space was [...]

And the Winner Goes to….4 Winning Oscar Party Recipes

2017-02-18T22:27:53-05:00February 25th, 2016|

The best way to enjoy the Academy Awards is from the couch with a smorgasbord of delicious snacks and drinks at your fingertips. Philly Happening's Oscar's party recipe selections are simple yet classy. Minimal time will be spent in the kitchen, leaving you more time to enjoy the show from the best seat in the [...]

A little Bird Says There’s a New Bakery in Town

2015-11-17T13:09:28-05:00November 17th, 2015|

If you’ve walked down South Street this week you probably noticed that there’s new, sweet addition — The Little Bird Bakery & Café! Pastry chef Jessica Vogel Nolen — wife of Jeremy Nolen, chef of Brauhaus Schmitz and Wursthaus Schmitz, owner of Queen Village’s Whetstone Tavern, and co-author of the cookbook New German Cooking — [...]

Summer Smoothie Recipes

2014-07-24T22:13:27-04:00July 24th, 2014|

Smoothies can be found everywhere today, from small corner organic shops to super chain's such as McDonald's, Wawa, Starbucks. We aren't complaining because we love a cold fruity smoothie, especially on a hot summer day or when there just isn't quite enough time for lunch. Smoothies are super easy to make at home with a [...]

Patriotic Cheese Cake Recipe

2014-05-19T12:49:21-04:00May 19th, 2014|

Memorial Day is quickly approaching and with that all our favorite summer desserts will fill our bellies with refreshing ingredients such as fresh fruit, whipped cream and YUM! Here's a great patriotic themed dessert just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, that is sure to be healthy and delicious! Maia's Patriotic Cheese Cake [...]

Happening Holiday Cocktails

2013-12-26T15:10:55-05:00December 26th, 2013|

Here are a few holiday cocktails sure to warm up your winter celebrations. Perhaps offer a signature drink at your next holiday bash, or have the girls over for a night of gossip, laughter and great drinks! Let us know which you plan to try this holiday season. MAPLE TODDY Ingredients 2 ounces of Alibi [...]

Day 7: Pumpkin Packed Protein

2013-11-26T18:27:13-05:00November 26th, 2013|

Recipe: Pumpkin Protein Cookies From:  NEST Chefs INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Quick Cooking Oats 1/2 cup Pumpkin Pie Filling 2 T. Unsweetened Applesauce 2 T. Vanilla Protein Powder 1 T. Maple Syrup 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1/4 cup Raisins DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350'F. Then combine all ingredients in bowl until mixed thoroughly. 2. Drop [...]

Day 6: You Need A Green Side

2013-11-25T18:19:02-05:00November 25th, 2013|

Recipe: Creamed Green Beans with Bacon From Chef Walter Staib  Chef Staid of City Tavern Restaurant brings you an ultimate side dish for your Thanksgiving feast. Bonus, another great recipe that calls for local ingredients from Dietz & Watson. Serves 8 3 pounds fresh tender green beans, such as haricots verts 1 pound Dietz & [...]

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