Recipe of the Week: Pumpkin Purée Tart

Cody Fitchett

November 25th, 2014

Are you dreading going to Thanksgiving dinner and having to eat the same pumpkin pie that you eat every year? I have a fresh new way to use pumpkin that people will talk about long after Thanksgiving is over.

Junior chef on next episode

Abby Major

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

James Beard award-winning chef, Victor Albisu talks during his cooking segment at the Metro DC Cooking Show on Saturday. Courtesy photo by Cody Fitchett

November 11th, 2014

The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show is all about food and the chefs who are cooking it. This year’s ninth

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: 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.

Cracklin’ hot

October 10th, 2014

NEW MARKET — If there’s anyone who knows what makes the perfect pork rind, it’s Bill Stroupe.

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.

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.

Drink This: Startini

July 31st, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — It tastes like licorice, looks like grapefruit juice and refreshes like lemonade.