Thursday, April 27, 2017

Uncorked: Meiomi Rosé

With weather like this, it is time to break out the rosé.   Just in time for rosé season, Meiomi released its first-ever rosé and it is refreshing! 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Spring Menu Planning

This year we worked with Lovettsville's Spring House Farm to put together a fantastic spring meal.  Their meat is all pasture-raised and grass-fed as much as possible. They are most famous for their pork which gets it's amazing flavor while the pigs are roaming the farm's mountain lands feasting on mushrooms, grubs and even snakes, just like they would do in the wild.  We could taste the freshness of the product and we were delighted to pair the meal with some amazing wines.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Thinking of Drinking: Top Spots for Outdoor Drinks

I love sitting outside in nice weather to enjoy drinks with friends. Now's the time to find an outdoor spot with this fantastic weather. Here are some of my favorites:

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tasting Tysons: Dinner at Wilfire


Classic Manhattan at Wildfire Tysons
By Claire Goldman

Most of us in the DMV have watched in awe as condos, offices, hotels and even a metro station have risen up from the ground in Tysons Corner, VA.  Tysons has always been a shopping destination but now the area is reinventing itself as a destination for DC area diners.

Monday, April 17, 2017

On the Road Again: Disney World

#babycapcook loved the ferry ride over to Magic Kingdom.
Hi!  I've been working a lot lately and finished a big project so I was looking for a quick trip somewhere warm that my daughter would enjoy.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Uncorked: Sterling

The iconic Napa Valley winery has been producing highly-regarded wines since 1964, and the perennial favorites Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon are the latest wines to receive a new polished look with newly foiled, all-silver labels emblazoned with Sterling Vineyards’ signature seal. I had the best time visiting the property a couple years ago.  Cheers!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Thinking of Drinking: Carrot Cake Shooter

Photo by Jessica Patterson
This Easter, add a little alcohol to your dessert.  I'm always a fan of festive cocktails and Easter is no exception.  I'll be making my Aunt Linda's Award Winning Carrot Cake, but I thought I'd have a little fun and make these shooters as well.  It will be the perfect welcome treat as my guests arrive.  Bottoms up!