Tag: foodie

Foodie: Not your mama’s meatloaf

By Chad Sparrow Fall is upon us, and other than pumpkin spice lattes and bourbon, I am ready for comfort food. If spring and summer...

Foodie: The perfect chicken wing dip recipe

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] For some people, fall means pumpkin patches, apple picking and changing leaves. In my family, it means football season and...

Selecting and pairing cheese, charcuterie and wine

By Jill Erber What is it about cheese, wine and charcuterie that keeps us enthralled year after year? Simply put, folks love good food that is...

Foodie: Say goodbye to summer with a salmon kale salad

By Lea Hurt Chef Sonny Tena of Blackwall Hitch has a passion for food that started at a young age. His father was a pastry...

Foodie: Turn up the summer heat with Boston Beach jerk chicken

By Chad Sparrow For many people, the highlight of summer is vacation, the pool, baseball games or sunshine. For me, the best thing about summer...

Foodie: Savor the flavor of homemade buttermilk biscuits

By Peter McCall, executive chef at Jackson 20 I am one of the fortunate ones. Growing up with my mother, I got to help make...

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When it’s not 90 degrees with 75 percent humidity and when people aren’t sprinting for cover in an impromptu thunderstorm,...

Foodie: Keep your gut happy with a roasted fruit and vegetable...

By Elizabeth Holm These days, popular wellness literature is filled with recommendations for improving gut health. Research shows that the gastrointestinal tract is filled with both...

Foodie: Fifteen must-have items to keep in your pantry

By Jill Erber When time is plentiful, planning menus, shopping and cooking can be creative and blissful experiences. But when time is not plentiful, choosing...

Foodie: My obsession with spice

By Chad Sparrow Hot peppers are like a drug for me, something I have to eat on a daily basis. But where did this come...