Last night I went to the Sunspot Beer Dinner. The Terrapin brewery out of Athens, GA was the featured beer. They are apparently brand new to the market. The dinner was creative and well executed,Â the beer was fine. I’m not a beer drinker at all, but I liked some of the beers. The most […]
Check it out @ Three Rivers Coop naturally farmed organically grown but not certified SPELT from Riverplains Farm in Strawberry Plains fresh ground @ Valentine Mill Dandridge.
Check out Lovefest at Gypsy Hands. Will be a great way to spend Valentine’s Day. Lovefest 2010 Sunday, February 14th 2010 – 8:00pm – 11:00pm Join us for a relaxing musical evening for Valentine’s Day Performances by: William & Jennifer Joseph & His Brothers Jill Christmas Champagne donated by Mockingbird Events Chocolate Covered Strawberries donated […]
Slow food dinner tonight!
Here’s a winter recipe to keep you warm from Mangoes & Curry Leaves: Culinary Travels Through the Great Subcontinent. This is one of my all time favorite things to make, it’s simple but does require almost 2 hours of simmering. Simmered Kashmiri Paneer 2 lbs very ripe tomatoes or 3 cups crushed canned (I use […]
More bacon at Mockingbird Headquarters! Over the holidays I had a really exquisite appetizer that was house cured bacon and a fried egg. The bacon was thick and spicy, full of flavor. I’ve always wanted to cure my own so I did a little research: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2009/05/how-to-cure-your-own-bacon-recipe-techniques.html Hopefully I’ll get some going soon. Has anyone cured […]
My drink of choice this winter has been the Manhattan. It’s hard to mess this drink up but I can say that it is also hard to find it made properly in Knoxville. The recipe is simple. It’s often served on the rocks and without bitters. Made with a high end bourbon like Pappy Van […]