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Come Get Your Lobster August 17, 18 & 19

There is something about it. When you see those signs as you are driving along Route 44 or 202 in the Farmington Valley. Like the food itself, It's a comfort to know that It's Lobster Fest Time! It seems to come with almost the same regularity as daylight saving time. This year it's the 38th Annual...
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Weight Watchers Low Points Mayo

I have been doing the Weight Watchers Freestyle program for about 2 months. I am down a total of 7 pounds. I know... it doesn't seem like a ton, but it is Summer and while loosing that 7 pounds I have not "dieted" at all. I mean, I have eaten, drank, had ice cream gone to beach parties, entertained...
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Shoreline Wine Festival

The 12th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival is August 11 and 12, 2018. This is the 12-year anniversary for the Shoreline Wine Festival, bringing in thousands of visitors over the course of the weekend. The Shoreline Wine Festival will celebrate fine wines from Connecticut Wineries and Vineyards from...
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Cool, Crisp, Easy Summer Salad

Watermelon Salad is the perfect salad; crisp juicy watermelon, buttery avocado and fresh mint are tossed with a simple dressing and topped with feta cheese. I LOVE the different flavors and textures and the ease on a hot night! 2 ripe avocados. 1/2 lime. 6 cups diced watermelon. 2 tablespoons olive...
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Our List Of Best Hot Dogs In Ct.

Yep, National Hot Dog Month according to Yelp. Right at the top of the list, in at a dead tie with 4 and half stars is Rileys Hot Dog and Burger Gourmet and Sahadi's Hottie's both in New Brittian. The list goes on to boast great red hots with 4 star ratings such as: Capitol Lunch (also in New...
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Forget Ice cream Machine: It's In The Bag

I plan on bringing in an ice cream maker to the radio staion and whipping some up this Summer for our crew here. But... then this article in The New Yorker caught my eye big time: Make Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag Huh? no machine, no blender, and yummy ice cream? Yes, apparently this not only yeilds...
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Juicy Fruit And Produce Right Around The Corner!

Farmstands and and stores are open for the Season and the fruit and produce is so delicious! I stopped by Wade's Farm Stand in Simsbury yesterday and got the best plum I have had in more than a year and the peaches were also so juicy! They had fabulous tomatoes and now I am ready to start trying...
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Chocolate PeanutButter Heaven

Katie, decided last week that Monday was too drab so she made a chocolate peanutbutter cup cake in the slow cooker in the break room! It was inhaled in minutes by the crew. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 1 box Devil's Food Cake mix 1 package instant chocolate pudding 1 c. whole milk 3 eggs 1/4 c...
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Planters Cheez Balls Are Back

If you've missed the crunchy goodness that can only be obtained through popping a delicious Cheez Ball into your mouth, you're in luck! Planters has brought back their Cheez Balls and Cheez Curls for at least the summer! The cylindrical blue tins were pulled from store shelves in 2006. But...
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National Eat An Oreo Day

Here's a day most of us can get behind. It's National Eat An Oreo Day ! The best selling cookie in America . Nine out of ten U.S. households buy Oreos . Each year 7.5 billion cookies are purchased, and as of 2015, more than 450 billion Oreos have been sold. There's really no wrong way to eat them...
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