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Latest issue of Blue Ridge Life…

Read my latest article in Blue Ridge Life Magazine! https://issuu.com/blueridgelife/docs/07_01_2018_blueridgelife_issuu/37        

Foxcroft Ragout with Prunes

Charmed, I was completely charmed by this spiral bound gem of a cookbook. Foxcroft School, Middleburg, Virginia was founded in 1914 by Miss Charlotte Noland and continues to be a private boarding school for girls. The girls ate very well. My neighbor is a 1969 graduate and her firsthand accounts of the delectable meals sent me into a culinary trance. Then wonder of wonders, she loaned me her battered copy of The Foxcroft Cookbook (1969) less spiral bound, more tethered by two rubber bands. I ...

French 75

WWI doughboys bivouacked in Champagne, France created this cocktail.  The French 75 is American immodesty applied with success to a few ingredients on-hand.  Do not wait for Bastille Day, July 14th , to try this sapid brew. Ingredients: Champagne Cognac Sugar cubes Place a sugar cube in the bottom of a champagne flute and add about 1½ ounces of cognac.  Fill the glass with champagne and garnish it with a lemon twist. In the movie Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and ...