As Marcella Hazan explains in the introduction to her “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking,” the varying languages, climates, geography, history and local ingredients that defi ne Italy’s diverse regions make it diffi cult to classify one single cooking style as representative of the entire country’s cuisine. Rather, “It is the cooking that spans remembered history, that has evolved during the whole course of transmitted skills and intuitions in the homes throughout the Italian peninsula and the islands, in its hamlets, on its farms, in its great cities.
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Once an industrail town that attracted artists, to its stone farmhouses, barns and mills, New Hope has transitioned into a favorite spot of tourists with a heritage profound in its roots in theater, art and the antiques trade.
It’s not just a spot for weekenders and couples on leaf-peeping trips, however, as its proximity to Philadelphia and New Jersey make it a popular spot for meetings and events.
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— 1.5 oz Mason Dixon Distillery Aged Rum
— 3 oz pecan syrup
— 1.5 oz half and half
To make the pecan syrup combine 4 parts water and 4 parts sugar, then heat (but do not boil). Remove from heat once the mixture becomes clear. Add chopped pecans and let sit until mixture darkens. Enjoy!
Courtesy of Mason-Dixon Distillery
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The Philly Keys is a dueling piano company that brings together trained dueling piano players and singers to perform at events like dueling piano bars, as well as corporate and private events. They incorporate crowd participation, audience roasts and requests into all of their shows to express their unique factor and relate directly to their audiences.
Since its opening in 2010, the American Treasure Tour has seen an immeasurable amount of guests from 3 to 93 years old. The tour is divided into two portions—the Music Room and the Toy Room—and lasts up to 90 minutes. Guests see historic exhibits like classic cars, circus art, automatic music machines, nickelodeon and band organ collection displays.