Pork Tenderloin with Fig Chutney

Fall is so close we can almost taste it! It's September, college football debuted yesterday, the NFL regular season starts this coming week, and Halloween candy and pumpkin-flavored everything are starting to show up in stores. The bad news? It's still 90 degrees and sunny outside. The forecast is calling for 90+ degree days for the... Continue Reading →

Bacon Jam

I have a confession. I am not on board with the bacon trend. I do not think EVERYTHING is better wrapped in bacon. I know this is an unpopular opinion around here. I mean, is there anything more American than being obsessed with bacon? My brother even informed us when we were planning our wedding... Continue Reading →

Strawberry Ricotta Toast

You know how avocado toast suddenly became a thing? Kudos to whoever first thought, "Hmm... let me smash some avocado on a piece of bread, top it was something Instagrammable, and see if people will pay 10 times more than the ingredients are worth for it..." #avocadotoast And Instagram has never been the same. Well... Continue Reading →

Wine & Honey Brisket

When I decided to make surprise Hanukkah dinner tonight, I knew I wanted to make latkes and dessert, but what to make for a main dish...? I've never made brisket before, but I don't live under a rock. I know that this cut of meat is beloved by Jewish bubbes and Texas pit-masters alike. Honestly,... Continue Reading →

Cider Chicken with Savory Fall Fruits

We may have mentioned it once or twice, but we're big fans of wine in general and Virginia wine in particular. We used to live in Charlottesville, the de facto capital of Virginia wine country. There are many perks to living in Charlottesville, but definitely one of them is the proximity to the many wines... Continue Reading →

Roasted Grape & Prosciutto Flatbread

Ok. Obviously when we share recipes on here, we think they're pretty good and that you should make them. But this one... I'm multiplying that sentiment by a million! These flatbreads are amazing!! Plus they are just a little bit fancy... Makes you feel like a fancy person, having fancy dinner. But the secret is, they're... Continue Reading →

Hot Salmon with Pineapple Salsa

When I think about a dinner that screams SUMMER! - for whatever reason, my go-to is fish with a fruit salsa. I don't know about y'all, but I always am more interested in fish in the summer - I can mentally transport myself to the ocean and pretend that fish just got hauled in a... Continue Reading →

Sweet & Savory Cheese Ball

In the last installation of What We Ate At Amy's Graduation Party, I give you this interesting little cheese ball. I know cheese balls are kind of clichéd, standard party food, but that doesn't mean they're not delicious. I got trapped by this one (as usual) and stood there munching on it for longer than... Continue Reading →

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