Recipe of the Week: Puff Pastry with chantilly cream, macerated berries
November 18th, 2014
This is a perfect recipe for the home cook because it looks sophisticated, but is so simple to make. Most people would expect to have this come to their table at the end of a 5 Star meal, but I’ve turned it into a great Saturday project for the family.
Junior chef on next episode
November 12th, 2014
In an episode that opened with the three celebrity judges getting drenched in maple syrup, Winchester junior chef Abby Major
Where the foodies hang out
November 11th, 2014
The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show is all about food and the chefs who are cooking it. This year’s ninth
Recipe of the Week: Free form triple berry hand pies
November 11th, 2014
This is such a rustic and modern recipe. I first made this recipe for the varsity Strasburg volleyball team and
Local girl wows judges on cooking show
November 10th, 2014
WINCHESTER — Abby Major has big plans for the $100,000 she has a shot at winning.
“I would donate most
Thanksgiving Day food costs decrease
November 6th, 2014
According to a price survey by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, the cost of Thanksgiving dinner will be $3.56 less than last year.
Recipe of the Week: Carrot cake with cream cheese icing
November 4th, 2014
I came across this recipe a couple months and I thought to myself, how can I make a carrot cake look gourmet and appealing to the average customer?
Recipe of the Week: Strawberries & Cream Tart
October 28th, 2014
This recipe is one that I’ll never forget. This was one of the four recipes that have changed my life forever. I made this tart at the Virginia Skills USA state baking competition back in April of this year. I finished first in the baking category and was honored to represent Virginia in the 50th national skills USA competition.
Best of the Blue Ridge
October 21st, 2014
Readers across the country got a taste of the Shenandoah Valley due to an article printed in the latest issue of Saveur Magazine.
October 10th, 2014
NEW MARKET — If there’s anyone who knows what makes the perfect pork rind, it’s Bill Stroupe.
Author pens guide on homestead cooking
October 3rd, 2014
Most oddsmakers would’ve bet against Carol J. Alexander becoming a foodie.
Barbecue joins the scene
September 18th, 2014
STRASBURG — The early bird gets the worm, or in this case, pulls the pork.
Passport to coffee
September 16th, 2014
FRONT ROYAL — Coffee isn’t only for closers anymore.
Fall is the reason for pumpkin spice season
September 12th, 2014
NEW MARKET — For a great-tasting pumpkin latte, look no further than the Jackson Corner Cafe.
An Apple a Day
September 9th, 2014
NEW MARKET — Apple season has once again returned.
Drink This: Snakebite
August 22nd, 2014
MIDDLETOWN — When it comes to imbibing, drink as the Irish drink.
Mayors start off day with diverse breakfasts
August 11th, 2014
It’s the one thing most nutritionists can agree on.
Drink this: Flaming Dr Pepper
August 8th, 2014
BASYE — It’s so deceptively smooth, it comes with its own two-drink maximum.
Drink This: Startini
July 31st, 2014
FRONT ROYAL — It tastes like licorice, looks like grapefruit juice and refreshes like lemonade.
Picking Virginia’s red wine no easy task
July 28th, 2014
WINCHESTER — Viognier holds the title as official state grape of Virginia, but when it comes to red wine grapes, the jury’s still out.