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Cottage Pie, you say?

I have never made this before… but now I’m hooked.  This traditional style English Cottage Pie is a new family staple especially after a winter like we had this year!The recipe below is a combitnation of a few different takes on the cottage pie, with a few of my own twists through in.  Hearty, meaty… Continue reading Cottage Pie, you say?

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New Year, New Moon and Afton Mountain…

Can you call it a tradition on only the second time? Well tradition or not, we rang in 2014 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Afton Mountain to be precise in a cozy little cabin. My husband and I headed out of Richmond and towards those gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains; first stop, The Southern Way Café in Crozét.

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Lemon Chicken with Creamy Caper & Mushroom Sauce

Feeding a bunch of friends and short on time?  Weeknight family dinner but still want to knock their socks off? May I suggest this, Lemon Chicken in a Creamy Caper and Mushroom Sauce.  Not only a beautiful meal served “family style”, but the recipe is easy to double and freeze.  Pairs nicely with pasta or rice, or… Continue reading Lemon Chicken with Creamy Caper & Mushroom Sauce

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Dinner at Tio Pablo!

Friday night in the bottom and we were in the mood for something authentic. I remembered hearing a lot about this little place over by the 17th Street Farmer’s Market, called “Tio Pablo”. A taqueria and tequila bar by acclaimed owner of both Lulu’s and Millie’s, Paul Keevil. My husband and I both agreed a… Continue reading Dinner at Tio Pablo!

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Brunch at the Urban Farmhouse Market & Café

I have been off grid for a few months while my hubby heals from surgery and it feels great to finally be updating CookSomething! RVA What better place to get back into the groove than a cozy, rusticly chic and pleasantly unique café… the Urban Farmhouse Market & Café.