'Pennsylvania Dutch' on Serious Eats

Shoofly Pie

The following recipe is from the July 15 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I grew up just outside of Philadelphia, and that meant many educational school field trips to... More

Hot Dog Of The Week: Philly Combo

Note: Please welcome Hawk Krall, a Philly-based illustrator who will be chiming in with his hot dog wisdom and original artwork on a regular basis. Take it away, Hawk! The Philly Combo is a hot dog variation unique to the Philadelphia area. Believed to have originated at Levis Hot Dogs, which was open between 1895 and 1992 on 6th and South Streets, this kosher-inspired concoction consists of an all-beef hot dog and a potato fish cake topped with mustard and onions. Moe's Hot Dogs here in Philly still serves up this classic, and even has Levis Champ Cherry soda to wash it down. Over the years, variations have evolved including the addition of pepper hash or pepper cabbage, a Pennsylvania... More

Everybody Loves Chicken Soup

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Marilyn Marter, on a favorite comfort food: "The first choice to satisfy - and to comfort and cure cold weather ills - is a steaming bowl of chicken soup. And that is not just in America, but in most of the world." If you're feeling adventurous, she includes two recipes for bases as well as four different chicken soup recipes: Guatemalan Ginger Chicken Soup, Thai Chicken, Galangal and Coriander Soup, Pennsylvania Dutch Style Chicken Corn Soup and Italian Wedding Soup.... More

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