Monthly Archives: July 2015

Epicurience, an epic food and wine experience

Labor Day Weekend 2013 Visit Loudoun, in partnership with Saveur Magazine, presents Epicurience,an epic food and wine experience. “A Wine & Food Festival Two Hundred Years in the Making” Maison Culinaire will start this great wine weekend on Friday, at 8 Chains Winery. We will be serving three course dinners for their Twilight Supper and [...]

Scones Recipe

4 cups flour 8 teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoon salt 2/3 cup sugar 8 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons shortening 1 ½ cup cream 2 egg 1 cup currants, dried cranberries or raisins (you can also use fresh blueberries) Directions: Heat oven to 375 degrees In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt [...]

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Crispy and Creamy Donut

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 30 Minutes Ready in 2 Hours and 40 Minutes Yield: 18 Donuts Ingredients: 2 (.25 ounce) envelopes active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees) 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/3 cup shortening 5 cups all- purpose [...]

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This Labor Day weekend, mark your calendars for an amazing culinary adventure

This Labor Day weekend, mark your calendars for an amazing culinary adventure Jul 22, 2015 5:48:53 PM / by mcon1 Tweet Epicurience Virginia, in partnership with SAVEUR. Three straight days of award-winning wines, farm-to-table food, local events, chef demonstrations, live bands, and educational seminars—an epicurean experience of Virginia’s finest. Please take a look at the [...]

Rosemary Cheddar Biscuits

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Yield: 9 biscuits Ingredients 2 1/2 cups “Bisquick” baking mix (I use pancake mix from Sam’s Club) 4 tablespoons cold butter Fresh chopped Rosemary 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 3/4 cup cold whole milk 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic (you can use garlic powder) Brush on top [...]

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