May 28

Given its distance from metro DC, Fairfax Station is not an area you might typically venture out to in search of a good meal. One incentive to making the drive is that its picturesque country roads take you through the heart of Virginia horse country and drop you square in the center of the charming [...]

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May 24

Many of the areas farmer’s markets have opened for business this month, and while the first few days were spotty with produce as they ramp up for the season, stands have begun to flesh out with the finest from the Spring garden. I can’t seem to get enough of strawberries these days. Finally getting to [...]

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May 19

Genetically I am hard wired to be an early riser. My Mom tells a funny story about dating my Father in college and how like clockwork he was sound asleep and snoring loudly by 9 o’clock every evening. This apparently put a damper on any plans to socialize late into the night. His 6 am [...]

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May 10

Fig Molasses Pork Tenderloin Pork tenderloin is one of my favorite cuts of meat to grill. When cooked so that it is still slightly pink in the center it can be incredibly juicy and flavorful.  It’s a great alternative to chicken because it’s lean and cooks quickly, but is a much more tender cut of [...]

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