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
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.
Now this is good stuff! South Mountain Creamery’s Mocha Chip ice cream is rich espresso ice cream with chunks of chocolate and chocolate-covered coffee beans. The weather has cooled off, but my fingers are crossed for a few more 70-degree days to support my ice cream habit. Continue reading
If you’re looking to explore local farms this Labor Day Monday, load up a picnic basket and pack the car for a road trip to Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia for the 4th annual Meet Yer Eats Farm Tour! Continue reading
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