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Now We’re Cooking

Now We’re Cooking

By Martina
I’ve always been a little intimidated by cooking meat-centric dishes. So when I heard about Fields of Athenry Farm’s Basic Meat Cookery class, I signed up on the spot. And I’m so glad I did. Continue reading

Up close and personal with the spirits…whiskey, that is

Up close and personal with the spirits…whiskey, that is

by Martina
Last month, I discovered an unusual and super fun way to spend a Saturday morning…at Catoctin Creek Distillery, helping to bottle the latest batch of their popular Roundstone Rye with 20 fellow Catoctin Creek fans.
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Daytripping:  Delaplane, VA

Daytripping: Delaplane, VA

By Martina A couple of weeks ago on a sparkling Saturday morning, I grabbed my friend Frederica and her sweet lab, Apollo, and headed for the hills–the foothills of the Shenandoah, to be precise–for my favorite DC day trip.¬† It has all the necessary ingredients for a great day,¬†starting with a restorative hike in the … Continue reading