Author Archives: susan zingman-leith

What do Sherlock Holmes, Eddie Palmieri, and Dianne Reeves have in common??

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Cape May, that’s what. Whether you’re a die-hard Sherlock fanatic or a casual murder mystery dinner fan, you’ll love Sherlock Holmes Weekend in Cape May.  The weekend begins with a coffee and dessert reception where the plot begins. Saturday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Bean There, Done That

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  And Lima better person for it. Yes, October 12, 2013, is this year’s ever-popular West Cape May Lima Bean Festival. It is the queen of small town farm festivals and is great fun for everyone. There’ll be live music, … Continue reading

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DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL CAPE MAY

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Dragon Boats Invade Cape May! Cape May City is STOKED for the Second Annual Cape May Dragon Boat Festival on September 28th! Picture teams of dragon boats exploding through the water in Cape May Harbor, a line of 54 lion … Continue reading

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Food, Wine, and Violence in Cape May

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Food and Wine and cutthroat competition in Cape May Take of bunch of Jersey guys. Get them revved up and competitive. Then give them lots of knives. It doesn’t sound like a good idea, but that’s exactly what happens at … Continue reading

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Richest Bestest Almond Pound Cake

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I recently served an almond pound cake at Leith Hall teatime, which is very rich and buttery. One of our guests asked for the recipe, so here it is. It is actually very easy to make and is very impressive … Continue reading

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Maple Pecan Squares

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Maple Pecan Squares This is the second recipe that Lindsay asked for. They are maple syrup flavored cake squares with a handful of crushed pecans in the cake. Of course, you could use any nuts in the cake, or no … Continue reading

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Peach Upside Down Cake for Lindsay

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Peach Upside Down cake for Lindsay Lindsay asked for the recipe for this peach upside down coffee cake which I served at teatime last week. I cut it into four squares by four squares – for sixteen servings. The cake … Continue reading

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Great Food Organic Food

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Great Food Organic Food Cape May is already a mecca for food fans because of our great restaurants. Now we have food markets as well – Tuesdays feature the West Cape May farmers market, with lots of local farmers and … Continue reading

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Cape May Craft Beer and Crab Festival

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Craft Beer and Crab Festival This coming Saturday is the second annual Cape May Craft Beer and Crab Festival. Last year’s party was a huge success and this year’s will be even more fun. There’ll be live music all day … Continue reading

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Karen Akers moves Cape May to the Big Time

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    Karen Akers is coming to Cape May! The show is An Evening of Cole Porter: Anything Goes. The date is Monday July 22 and the price is fifty dollars. Now Cape May Stage can take its place alongside … Continue reading

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