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Tried & True:  Hot Smoked Salmon Recipes
[ 0 ] April 30, 2014 |

Tried & True: Hot Smoked Salmon Recipes

So I taste and eat food, so why not taste test??  Check out my latest venture at the Washington Post where I tested a couple of recipes from Union Market’s own Neopol’s Savory Smokery’s hot-smoked salmon selection.  The Smoked Salmon BLT can be found here and the smoked salmon salad (*my personal favorite…soo good) here. […]

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Oyamel: Tequila and Mezcal Festival
[ 0 ] February 27, 2014 |

Oyamel: Tequila and Mezcal Festival

  Oyamel Cocina Mexicana will hold a Tequila and Mezcal Festival from March 10th through the 23rd.  You can visit the restaurant during the festival for an authentic taste of Mexico.  The restaurant will feature a live Mexican band, small bites, and tequila tastings.  Check out a few upcoming events! Festival Kickoff Party (3/10/14- 6PM […]

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Recipe Alert:  Mardi Gras Jambalaya
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

Recipe Alert: Mardi Gras Jambalaya

*Thanks to Vicky Braun, inventor of the Lid Pocket (www.lidpocket.com), a hands-free lid solution for most slow cookers.  This week’s recipe is courtesy Vicky featuring one of her fave Mardi Gras recipes. Ingredients: 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1-inch cubes 1 pound sausage (Andouille, Polish or Jennie-O turkey sausage) sliced 1 […]

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Recipe Alert:  Game Day Chili
[ 2 ] January 29, 2014 |

Recipe Alert: Game Day Chili

Cocoa Bella Chili (*Recipe courtesy Karen Mosebrook, owner of Cocoa Bella Brewing Chocolate out of Culpeper, VA) 2 tbs chili powder 3 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup hard cider 14oz beef stock 1/2 cup ketchup 1 lb grass-fed or other lean beef 2 Tbs olive oil 5 cloves garlic 1/2 cup minced […]

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Recipe Watch: Grilled Chicken Gizzard’s
[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |

Recipe Watch: Grilled Chicken Gizzard’s

Ingredients Bammboo Skewers (Soaked) 2.5 Tablespoons of Fresh Lemon Juice 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon Sugar 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper 1 Teaspoon Mexican Oregano 1 Pound Fresh Chicken Gizzards Gizzard Prep Cold Water wash gizzards. Trim away any cartilage and cut in half to make  equal size pieces. Marinade Prep Combine […]

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