• Chef's Share: Julep's Pork - thumbnail

    Chef's Share: Julep’s Braised Heritage Pork

    Brandon Bundy, Julep’s executive chef, spent his boyhood years on a farm in Drake’s Branch, about 75 miles southwest of Richmond. “It was very rural,” he recalls. “We didn’t even have a fast food restaurant in the county ‘til I was 14.” more

  • FoodLab Creamy Scrambled Eggs

    The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

    Remember that refrain often repeated by science and math teachers to irritated (and irritating) students: “You’re going to need this after graduation!”? “Yeah, yeah,” you may have replied (uttered aloud if you were a smart aleck). more

  • Capital Ale House - Smores

    S’mores for Breakfast

    I recently had the opportunity to hop on a special Capital Ale House Brunch Bus, visit the area’s Capital Ale Houses and sample brunch items from all three Richmond locations, plus the Capital Ale House in Fredericksburg. more

  • Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl

    Lake Isle Press

    Transport Your Mind & Your Palate!

    Chef Pierre Thiam's recipe book, "Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl," offers an insightful look into the people and culture of his homeland as well as creative Senegalese recipes. more

  • Chili Cookoff Trophy

    For This Chili Cook-Off, the Legislators Are the Winners

    Picture the halls of the Oliver Hill Building on Capitol Square. In front of the lieutenant governor’s office, tables of folks serving samples of chili line both sides of the hall. In the middle, professionally attired men and women line up for ... more

  • Boneyard Butcher Meat

    Meat the Challenge: Recipes from Your Local Butcher

    I acknowledge that the word butcher holds a negative connotation: an actor butchered Hamlet’s role, a singer butchered the national anthem and the movie version butchered the masterfully written book. When using the word literally, however... more

  • Belmont Butchery Wine and Meat

    Belmont Butchery Recipe

    Create and eat this delicious pan-seared hanger steak with bourbon-green peppercorn sauce from Tanya Cauthen, butcher at Belmont Butchery, a prime West End source for top meats. more

  • Nadolski's Steaks

    French Sauces for Steak and Venison

    Create these classic French sauces to accompany cuts of steak and venison. more

  • Boneyard Butcher Meat

    Boneyard Butcher Recipe

    Create and eat this rich recipe from Chesterfield's Boneyard Butcher, a prime source for great meat. more

  • Orange Sweet Potatoes

    The Southern Slow Cooker

    These recipes and others in The Southern Slow Cooker reflect country classics and common ingredients like bacon drippings, molasses, ham hocks, buttermilk and even Dr. Pepper. Though not a comprehensive compendium of regional Southern dishes, the... more

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