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February 28, 2014 | By Samantha Melamed, Inquirer Staff Writer
Everyone has cravings. But what the Zitelman sisters have - well, that might be better described as an addiction. Their substance of choice? Tahini, the roasted sesame butter that, they insist, is so much more than an ingredient in hummus or a drizzle for shawarma. They spread it on toast, whisk it into salad dressing, and substitute it for oil in baked goods. And, over the last eight months, they've made tahini their business, as co-owners of the sesame-powered start-up Soom Foods.
FOOD
February 22, 2013
Silver Lining Playbook Crabby Snacks . . . 4 Sesame-Ginger Poached Chicken and Rice Stuffed Cabbage Rolls . . . 2 Lime and Fig Chicken . . . 3 Homemades (Homemade Pasta) . . . 4
NEWS
October 31, 2013 | By Ronnie Polaneczky, Daily News Columnist
POOR ROY EDWARD BELL. The 58-year-old Fayetteville, W.Va., man died suddenly Oct. 19, so he did not live to see Pennsylvania Senate Bill 46 leap one more hurdle three days later toward becoming law. If passed, SB46 - dubbed the SESAME bill (as in "Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct and Exploitation") - could prevent school employees accused of sexual perversions from hurting kids the way a sicko teacher hurt Roy Bell's son, Jeremy. That sicko, Edgar Friedrichs Jr., had been accused in 1972 of sexual improprieties with students while he taught in the Prospect Park, Delaware County, school district.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 3, 2002 | By LAUREN MCCUTCHEON For the Daily News
Backyard cookouts are part of the July Fourth tradition. But by July 5 or 6, burger and dog lovers might be ready to grill something new. Dave and Amy Rihl, owners of the Hula Grill on the Ocean City boardwalk, suggest trying fresh yellowfin (or Ahi) tuna steaks, which are inspired by the abundant seafood and Asian-influenced cuisine of Hawaii's North Shore. The recipe calls for ingredients easily found in Asian markets and specialty grocery stores and makes four sandwiches.
FOOD
February 11, 1987 | By LIBBY GOLDSTEIN, Special to the Daily News
I never make resolutions, which means I never break them . . . and don't have to feel guilty when I do. But I do decide to do stuff from time to time. Last summer the doctor said I'd stop feeling like a grungy sponge if I lost weight and started to exercise regularly. Not only did I lose the weight, but I'm still working out (much to my surprise.) Then I decide that since we now have so many gardeners from tropical and sub-tropical places, I'd try growing some of their stuff.
FOOD
August 26, 1992 | By Bev Bennett, FOR THE INQUIRER
While looking at a dense patch of mint growing in front of our house, my husband announced, "You've got to do something with that mint. " Do something? Like what? The mint was thriving in lush evidence of my skill (or, more likely, my lack of tampering), and he wanted me to do something. Did he think it looked too messy? Too overgrown? Couldn't he wait for the delicate, pink-lavender blossoms that would soon come? To my relief, he was simply battling my hoarding instincts and suggesting that I use some mint in my cooking.
FOOD
September 16, 2010
This new Bodum Bistro Coffee Grinder adds color, without clutter, to the countertop because the cord stores in the base. Stainless steel blades and a transparent lid help produce the perfect grind. Also perfect for grinding spices. In red, green, black, or orange. Seaweed snacks Nori isn't just for sushi anymore. These new roasted Seaweed Snacks in sesame and wasabi flavors have only 30 calories and 2.5 grams of fat per serving. No MSG, vegan, gluten-free, and great-tasting.
NEWS
January 3, 1988 | By John V. R. Bull, Inquirer Staff Writer
Chinese restaurants are changing owners and chefs quicker than the eye can catch these days, but the recent changes at the old Cathay Inn in Delran have resulted in impressive improvement. The Szechuan King rose like a phoenix from the Cathay's ashes four months ago, replacing a restaurant with one of the most beautiful decors but some of the most undistinguished cuisine on South Jersey's restaurant scene. The new restaurant happily retained the Cathay's bright, sunny decor and brought in a chef who creates culinary masterpieces characterized by fresh ingredients, sweetened, beautifully balanced sauces and finished with exotic garnishes such as an intricate chrysanthemum carved from a single chunk of raw turnip.
FOOD
February 7, 1988 | By Elaine Tait, Inquirer Restaurant Critic
In the early 1980s, China Flower was one of my favorite Chinatown haunts. When it disappeared without warning four years ago, I'd have been even more distressed had the replacement - Tang Yean, a Chinese health-food restaurant - not been equally appealing. Two months ago, another excellent Chinatown eatery, the Sun and Moon Inn, vanished just as mysteriously, but this time when a new sign went up over its door, the name was - are you ready? - China Flower. China Flower's owners say that they lost their lease in '84. Confusing?
NEWS
January 15, 1989 | By John V. R. Bull, Inquirer Staff Writer
When it comes to Hong Kong Jacks, there is both good news and bad news. The good news is that this Yardley restaurant even exists. The suburbs have precious few Chinese restaurants, and considering the potential rewards of this sophisticated cuisine, the more the better. But the bad news is that the cuisine is dull, without distinctive spark and, judging by a recent sampling, little more exciting than any old takeout restaurant. More's the pity, for the tiny restaurant in the Lower Makefield Shopping Center is attractively decorated in country-Chinese style that appeals to the visual if not the culinary senses.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 2015 | By Michael Harrington, Inquirer Staff Writer
Chances are you've heard the Kidz Bop Kids , perennial Billboard toppers singing cleaned-up versions of pop hits . The latest edition of the preteen prefab pop stars helps Sesame Place celebrate its 35th anniversary when the quartet bring the "Make Some Noise" tour to the Langhorne theme park. Don't forget to say hello to Elmo. He rocks, too. 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Sesame Place, Route 1 and Oxford Valley Road, Langhorne. Tickets: Free with park admission of Adult (ages 10 & Up)
ENTERTAINMENT
November 21, 2014 | By Monica Peters, For The Inquirer
Disney Junior's Imagination Movers bring the Reindeer Party to Sesame Place this weekend when the Emmy Award-winning group performs popular songs and holiday favorites. The critically acclaimed band from New Orleans - composed of Rich, Scott, Dave, and Smitty - have performed their songs on national shows including Good Morning America. Imagination Movers perform at 2, 3:30 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Monster Rock Theater at Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 27, 2014 | By Monica Peters, For The Inquirer
The Count's Halloween Spooktacular has transformed Sesame Place into a haunted haven with new rides, shows, and seasonal treats. The monthlong celebration kicks off with two new shows. In "Elmo the Musical - Live at Sesame Place Halloween," Elmo makes a magical mistake that may cause the demise of The Great David Cluckerfield's show. Then, find out where the creepy "boo" comes from in "Who Said Boo?" at Monster Rock Theater. You can also see the "Not-Too-Spooky Howl-o-Ween Radio Show" and the Count's Halloween Spooktacular Neighborhood Street Party parade.
FOOD
February 28, 2014 | By Samantha Melamed, Inquirer Staff Writer
Everyone has cravings. But what the Zitelman sisters have - well, that might be better described as an addiction. Their substance of choice? Tahini, the roasted sesame butter that, they insist, is so much more than an ingredient in hummus or a drizzle for shawarma. They spread it on toast, whisk it into salad dressing, and substitute it for oil in baked goods. And, over the last eight months, they've made tahini their business, as co-owners of the sesame-powered start-up Soom Foods.
NEWS
October 31, 2013 | By Ronnie Polaneczky, Daily News Columnist
POOR ROY EDWARD BELL. The 58-year-old Fayetteville, W.Va., man died suddenly Oct. 19, so he did not live to see Pennsylvania Senate Bill 46 leap one more hurdle three days later toward becoming law. If passed, SB46 - dubbed the SESAME bill (as in "Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct and Exploitation") - could prevent school employees accused of sexual perversions from hurting kids the way a sicko teacher hurt Roy Bell's son, Jeremy. That sicko, Edgar Friedrichs Jr., had been accused in 1972 of sexual improprieties with students while he taught in the Prospect Park, Delaware County, school district.
NEWS
October 11, 2013 | By Chris Palmer, Inquirer Staff Writer
MIDDLETOWN TWP. Watch out, Elmo and Big Bird. Cookie Monster is slated to get more of the spotlight in May. About 25,000 square feet at the Sesame Place amusement park near Langhorne will be transformed into Cookie's Monster Land by next spring. The park is to announce the move Thursday, and it will make the grumbling cookie hoarder one of Sesame Place's most visible characters. After one of the largest renovations in Sesame Place history, Cookie's Monster Land will feature new play areas and five new rides.
NEWS
September 27, 2013 | By Julie Zauzmer, Inquirer Staff Writer
Last year, Big Bird's job security was thrust into the political spotlight. This year, it's his health insurance. In a letter sent last week to President Obama, U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick contended that the Affordable Care Act had caused Sesame Place, one of Bucks County's biggest tourist attractions, to terminate health benefits for its part-time employees. "This law is hurting real people in my district and around the country," the Bucks County Republican wrote. A spokesman for SeaWorld, the amusement park's parent company, confirmed Wednesday that the company was cutting the weekly work limit for part-time employees from 32 to 28 hours.
FOOD
February 22, 2013
Silver Lining Playbook Crabby Snacks . . . 4 Sesame-Ginger Poached Chicken and Rice Stuffed Cabbage Rolls . . . 2 Lime and Fig Chicken . . . 3 Homemades (Homemade Pasta) . . . 4
ENTERTAINMENT
November 21, 2012
KEVIN CLASH , the man behind Elmo , is resigning from "Sesame Street" after a second man alleged that the puppeteer began an inappropriate relationship with him when he was underage. Cecil Singleton , 24, claimed that he was 15 when their relationship started. He says he and Clash did not have sex back then but engaged in some, well, let's call it heavy petting. He said that he and Clash did not engage in the Clintonian definition of sexual intercourse until Singleton reached 18. Singleton is seeking $5 million in damages from Clash.
NEWS
October 8, 2012 | By Patricia Mans, For The Inquirer
Shante is a pleasant 13-year-old who loves Sesame Street characters, so she was thrilled recently to visit Sesame Place, where she met Big Bird, Elmo, and some of the others she loves to watch on television. Later, she was delighted to have lunch with them. She also played games and toured the park. Other things that make Shante happy are listening to Justin Bieber, playing basketball, watching the Philadelphia Eagles, and anything in the color pink. She can be shy when meeting new people, but soon warms up. Shante enjoys going to school, where she benefits from special education classes and is learning life skills.
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