Just Desserts and… from City Perch Kitchen + Bar

Create this spectacular dessert for your beloved this Valentine's Day, or better yet, enjoy this tasty masterpiece at City Perch Kitchen + Bar while you enjoy romantic ambiance during date night. They have an extensive dining menu and a wide variety of wine and cocktail choices. Here's the recipe for their Raspberry Infinity Cake. After making your favorite vanilla cake,…

Drink Your Greens

As kids, we all heard our parents remind us at the dinner table, "Eat your greens! Your veggies are good for you!" These days, it has become commonplace to drink your greens. Have you tried a green drink yet? They are refreshing, delicious and can give you real energy. Plus, green drinks are much better for you than a cup of coffee.…

What’s Cooking for Grateful Guests and Pets

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate everything we are thankful for with friends, family, and, of course, our pets. As you gobble up all the tasty dishes, keep in mind, it’s always a good idea to eat your greens. This green side is sure to please your grateful guests and pets. Here is a recipe for roasted broccoli with pine…

Fare with Flair

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography Jack Hartzman  At Lahinch Tavern and Grill, Executive Chef Ted Hughes is bringing a unique twist of culinary excellence to the Potomac area by offering much more than just run-of-the-mill Irish fare. Chef Hughes’ passion for quality, farm-fresh ingredients began early in his life as he grew up living on a small farm in…

Smashing Summer Libations

 Article and Photography  Summer House's Watermelon Smash Mocktail  Ingredients

Savory East Vegan Pho with Blackened Tofu

Kianna Shepherd, a veteran vegan, sourced local farmers markets for the fresh ingredients needed to prepare a vegan spin on pho, a popular Vietnamese dish. Heighten the traditional flavor by substituting the protein with tofu, adding herbs like basil, cilantro and mint, and mixing in apples and ginger. This combination of flavor enhancements complement each other and give the broth an element of sweetness while…

Red Flannel Hash

According to Founding Farmers chef Joe Goetze, the most interesting and important part of his job is sourcing the food and knowing the origins of each ingredient. Whether it’s how and where the tomatoes were grown or exactly where the cows were born and how they were raised, he believes that the hallmark of a great chef is one that…