Tasty Twists on an Iconic Treat

While doing research for yesterday’s blog post “Tastykake Turns 100”, we came across some amazing ways to enjoy Tastykake products other than straight out of the box. Now, if you can manage to resist the temptation to scarf down a box of Tastykake treats long enough to read through some of these recipes, you’ll be able to create some truly delectable desserts. We understand that when it comes to Tastykakes, many of you out there are purists and like your Tastykakes as is. But hey, variety is the spice of life. So why not try something new? Check out this link for some Tasty Twists on Tastykakes. Enjoy!

Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

Philly-Style Butterscotch Bread Pudding

Philly-Style Butterscotch Bread Pudding

Butterscotch Krimpet Tiramisu

Butterscotch Krimpet Tiramisu

 

 

 

Tastykake Turns 100

Tastykake 100

Growing up in the greater Philadelphia area, we learn from a young age that foods come in two groups: cheese steaks and Tastykakes. Opening your lunch box to find a pack of Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes made you the envy of the lunch table. Coming home from school and kicking back with a glass of milk and a cream filled chocolate cupcake made that horrible day at school seem insignificant. Tastykake has been providing us with delicious treats and wonderful memories for the last 100 years. Its crazy to think that people in other parts of the country don’t have Tastykakes lining their grocery store shelves, but that’s what makes them so special to us. Tastykake is a staple in Philadelphia and they’re part of what makes our city so great.

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Newtown’s Jamie Greubel Grabs Olympic Bronze Medal

Sochi Olympics Medals Ceremony Bobsleigh Women

Newtown, PA native Jamie Greubel had dreams of winning an Olympic medal from the moment she set foot on a bobsled track. In the year leading up to the 2014 Olympic Games, Jamie had great success on the World Cup circuit with five podium finishes (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze) and two fourth place finishes. As the driver for USA Bobsled 2, Greubel was somewhat in the shadow of USA 1 Bobsled driver Elana Meyers. In addition, there was a lot of media attention on former Olympic track and field stars turned bobsled brakemen, Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams. But Greubel remained focused on the task at hand and her goal of winning an Olympic medal.

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Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care- Do You Know Where To Go?

Urgent Care vs. Emergency RoomHow will you determine whether a minor injury or illness requires a trip to the emergency room or your local urgent care facility? Deciding where to receive treatment first depends on the seriousness of the medical situation. With the Affordable Care Act, health insurance plans have changed the way they pay for emergency room and urgent care facility visits.

To ensure you are able to receive appropriate care, are billed the least amount possible, and don’t have to wait as long for treatment, it is critical that you fully understand your options.

AllMed Comprehensive Care Center in Bensalem can provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your immediate care needs. Learn more by clicking here: Choosing Urgent Care in Bensalem and Northeast Philadelphia.

 

Things You Did As A Kid That You’ll Never Let Your Kids Do

Bubble Wrap Kid

It seems as though our world is the most dangerous its ever been. There’s terrorists, murderers, kidnappers, crazy drivers and who knows what else. Danger appears to be lurking around every corner. As parents, its your number one priority to protect your children from these dangers. But take a second and think back to your own childhood. Think of all the things your parents allowed you to do that you would never in a million years let your own kids do. It’s a pretty long list, isn’t it? Here are a few things we came up with to share with you.

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What You Can Do If You Hate Your Job

Hate Your JobDo you hate your job? Does waking up every morning for work fill you with dread? According to a recent Gallup Poll on the state of the American workplace, 70 percent of workers surveyed described themselves as “disengaged” from their work. Of that 70 percent, 18 percent described themselves as “actively disengaged” and said they frequently express their discontent in the workplace. The remaining 52 percent of workers showed up daily and did their work, but were less than thrilled about it. There are plenty of reason out there as to why people hate their jobs. Poor relationships with co-workers, feeling under-utilized, under-compensated, or unappreciated are just a few of the causes of utterly hating ones job. Given the fact that so many people hate their jobs, why doesn’t anyone bother to do something about it? According to career consultant Maggie Mistal, “People often stay in jobs they don’t like because they don’t realize what else they can do. They haven’t taken the time to identify what makes them happy or where their talents lie. They haven’t clarified their values and thought about how they’d like to use their abilities to make a difference and align their work with their purpose. Too often people assume work is supposed to be a chore so they don’t even look for anything other than that when embarking on a career.” So how do we take Maggie’s advice and put it into action? It’s not as hard as you might think. Here are 10 things you can do if you hate your job: Continue reading