Monthly Archives: March 2017

Grilled pork loin & asparagus

It was time to get the charcoal smoking for some grilled pork loin and asparagus complemented with a salad of bacon-fried yellow squash and cherry tomatoes on a bed of mixed greens.

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Squash cakes

A nice recipe for a yellow squash patty combines grated squash with Romano cheese, shallots, grated carrot, chopped parsley and egg before pan frying and oven baking. Delicious with a class of pinot grigio.

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Kim chi sunrise

The ingredients for the first Kim chi of 2017 were a bit overly refrigerated, with the Napa cabbage being a bit clear upon cutting and the replacement regular radishes practically frozen solid, which I thought would make them juicier than … Continue reading

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Champion Brewing, RVA edition

Champion Brewing of Charlottesville has opened a tasting room at Fourth and Grace, kitty corner from Rappahonnok Oysters, in the former Bank of Viginia building with its spectacular high ceilings. Stop by and enjoy a pint.

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Black Heath Meadery

I was hanging out at Three Notch’d in Scott’s Addition when I read about the second anniversary celebration at Black Heath Meadery. So I sampled the traditional mead made from honey, which was kind of a hard sell, as honey is perfect … Continue reading

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