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Foodie Virginia!

Too many activities, too little time to do them in — story of my life these days! But we’ve had some great foodie experiences here in Virginia that I’d like to share, starting with this delectable hot cocoa from our neighborhood (“neighborhood,” as in “within walking distance”) restaurant.

And it really was delectable, too, with foamy handmade marshmallows on top of a rich, creamy hot cocoa. Just the right thing for a chilly late December afternoon! Being a Virginia wine blogger also has

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Strawberry salsa

This is a super recipe that makes great use of the fresh fruits and veggies now in abundant supply. It’s easy to make and only requires a fair amount of chopping and dicing.


Let’s start! Assemble your (lovely, colorful, fresh!) ingredients: one pound of fresh strawberries; two kiwi fruits; one medium cucumber; one jalapeño pepper; one lemon; and about two tablespoons of mint leaves (I used Continue reading


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