Thursday, November 30, 2017

Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Bark

Photo by Emily Clack
The holidays are getting close.  Instead of bringing a bottle of wine to the next party, try making a home-made treat that everyone will enjoy.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Chickery: The Best Place for Late Night Drunk Food in D.C.

Whether you order chicken in a bun or chicken in a cone, you won't be disappointed with this fast-casual Dupont Circle restaurant at any hour of the day--but especially at 2AM.  

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Perfect Pair: Mom's Sweet Potato Casserole

Tuesdays is all about pairing food and drinks with the help of our experts.  This week, wine expert, Neal Wavra, the sommelier of the Ashby Inn in Paris, Virginia, helped us select the perfect pairings

Monday, November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving Recipe: Homemade Green Bean Casserole

This Green Bean Casserole is a must try for Thanksgiving! You'll love this recipe because everything is homemade. This isn't the canned cream of mushroom soup with fake fried onions version. This is the real thing and it is worth the extra effort. Enjoy!

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Perfect Pair: Maple-Roasted Turkey with Beer and Wine

Pete and I basting the turkey.
Spoil your guests on Thanksgiving with an organic turkey from Ayrshire Farm and pairings from Francis Ford Coppola Winery, 3 Stars Brewing Company and Ommegang.  I tested out the menu recently and this turkey is the best I've ever had.  Try the recipe next Thursday and you'll be in heaven!  (This recipe is best made with friends while sipping beer and wine.)  I am blessed an thankful to have such wonderful friends.  Cheers!

Friday, November 17, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving Recipe: Corn Pudding

Nothing says Thanksgiving like corn pudding.  I put my recipe to the test for my friends and they loved it.  This is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dining Out: Del Mar, NEW Chef Fabio and Maria Trabocchi Restaurant on the Wharf

Famous D.C. Italian Chef Fabio Trabocchi of Casa Luca (named after his son Luca), Sfoglina, Fiola Mare, and Fiola has opened up Del Mar with his wife Maria to celebrate her Spanish heritage and family traditions. Located on the District Wharf, Del Mar serves traditional Spanish dishes and authentic seafood fare with a luxurious and modern twist. Walking into Del Mar, I was immediately transported back to Spain, as if sitting on a patio along the gran via of Madrid eating patatas bravas and drinking wine.