Archive for December, 2008

Food.Fun.Stuff: Out with the Old and In with the New…Happy New Year!
[ 0 ] December 30, 2008 |

Food.Fun.Stuff: Out with the Old and In with the New…Happy New Year!

Out with the old and in with the new. The old phrase still holds true on yet another New Year. New Years is a time for trying something new, changing old habits, etc. We are excited here at JKGF to see what the New Year will offer Washington, D.C. With a new administration, inauguration and […]

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Southern Style Black-Eyed Peas
[ 0 ] December 30, 2008 |

Southern Style Black-Eyed Peas

Southern Style Black-Eyed Peas4 cups black-eyed peas5 slices of bacon1 onion (chopped)4 garlic cloves (minced)6 cups chicken broth1/2 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepperIn a pot over medium heat, add the oil and bacon and cook until bacon is crisp; drain on paper towels. Cook the onions and garlic in the bacon drippings until tender and add […]

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Drinks on Me: New Year’s Pineapple Punch (Alcoholic)
[ 0 ] December 30, 2008 |

Drinks on Me: New Year’s Pineapple Punch (Alcoholic)

New Year’s Pineapple Punch4 cups sugar1 qt. water1 cup strained lemon juice2 qt. unsweetened pineapple juice2 qt. champagnePineapple slicesSprigs of MintBoil the sugar and water into a light syrup; cool. Add in the remaining ingredients and stir; pour into your favorite punch bowl. Serve.*Johnna’s tip: It’s party time again. The last of the holiday Mohican’s […]

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Johnna’s Pick of the Week: The Ugly Mug (D.C)
[ 0 ] December 29, 2008 |

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: The Ugly Mug (D.C)

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This is a phrase that can be said about 8th streets little token of ugly beauty, The Ugly Mug. JKGF likes a nice decor but it’s really about the food for us. Now the Ugly Mug is not the beauty mark on the block but it has […]

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Poppy Seed Cake
[ 0 ] December 29, 2008 |

Poppy Seed Cake

Poppy Seed Cake1 1/2 cups sugar1 cup butter4 eggs, separated2 oz. poppy seeds1 cup sour cream1 tsp. baking soda2 cups sifted all-purpose flour2 tsp. vanilla extractPreheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks and stir in the poppy […]

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