Erica Streisfeld is the editor for custom publishing at Journal Multimedia, parent company of the Central Penn Business Journal, but she moonlights as a foodie and wino. Many people also know her as founder of the Harrisburg Cupcake Cup, a community cupcake competition that benefits the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, and owner of Little Ditty Pops. Follow her at @HbgFoodandWine.
What started as a baking challenge among three Twitter friends has now become a 300-attendee cupcake competition. Celebrating its fifth year, the Harrisburg Cupcake Cup is run by the community, for the community, raising funds for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. And it's the delicious brainchild of your very own Main Dish blogger — me! Read More »»
Discovery Channel may have proclaimed last week to be Shark Week, but charcuterie (pronounced shar-coo-teh-ree) has nothing to do with sharks. Yet, charcuterie is sneaking onto restaurant menus all over Central Pennsylvania, and customers are devouring it. Read More »»
Let’s face it – while you may or may not like to admit it, French fries are just plain delicious. And with July 13 being National French Fries Day, I think that’s more than a good reason to get a little fry-crazy. Here are 10 different fry styles and suggestions for local places that serve them up. Read More »»
Summertime means street fairs, and street fairs mean one thing: good eats. And by “good,” I’m not talking about the gourmet fare that you’ll find in a five-star restaurant, but rather the terribly tasty foods that are greasy, salty, sugary, crispy, cleverly portable and almost certainly bad for you. Read More »»
As a kid, I clearly remember going to TCBY (The Country's Best Yogurt) for a soft-serve treat. It was pretty simple: Tell the person at the counter what size and which one (or two) of the half-dozen or so flavors you want, and that was that. It was basically a classier version of the Wendy's Frosty (which I love, by the way). Read More »»
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