Tag Archives: South

How to Kill Three Hours in Richmond, Virginia

By Katherine We headed back east last month for a family wedding and had three hours to kill before meeting up with family. We like to make the most of our time. We started with a trip to Blue Bee … Continue reading

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Mint Julep

Bourbon has been on super sale at one of our favorite liquor stores and our mint plants are already beginning to take off. We think this might be our drink of the summer. But no we don’t plan to buy … Continue reading

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Cornbread with Barbecue Sauce and Jalapeno

By Katherine Greg made a boatload of barbecue sauce and while finding creative places to squirrel the leftovers in the fridge said: ‘We need to find a way to use this.’ Challenge accepted. Cornbread 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup … Continue reading

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Candied Figs

We know figs are expensive and some of you will balk at the proportions below. But those of you with a tree in your yard or who may be lucky enough to know someone with a fig tree in their … Continue reading

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Bacon is the Man

This recipe will appeal to anyone who dips their bacon in the maple syrup. Or enjoys bacon, sugar and nuts. Basically anyone who loves breakfast food. Pecan Maple Bacon Candied Sweet Potatoes 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday in the Big Easy

Recently for Katherine’s birthday we headed farther south to a quiet little town called New Orleans. Needless to say we ate a lot of really good food, drank a lot of really good wine and stomached quite a lot of … Continue reading

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