Ace Biscuit and Barbecue

Update: Life has gotten crazy, and I apologize for having neglected my blog. ¬†I’ve been busy with classes, with applying to study abroad in Italy this summer, with playing club volleyball, with Crossfit and Olympic lifting, and with life in general. ¬†It’s finally spring break at UVA though, so I should have some time to … Continue reading

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

The Thanksgiving recipe series is finished, and I want to share a few more fall-themed recipes before the next holiday arrives. ¬†Christmas is so close, but it really doesn’t feel like it yet in Charlottesville. ¬†It’s gorgeously sunny and 60 degrees today, hardly the typical weather for mid-December. ¬†It keeps me in the fall spirit … Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Brookville Brunch

Brookville Restaurant is on the historic, downtown mall in Charlottesville, located directly above one of my favorite restaurants there, the Whiskey Jar. ¬†The menu might give the impression of casual fare with seemingly simple dishes in which some form of pork often makes an appearance. ¬†The chef’s so-called “meat-centric” menu is far from lacking in … Continue reading

Deviled Eggs

I made deviled eggs today for lunch. ¬†I had hard boiled eggs a few days ago as a nice, easy snack. ¬†I also had just made homemade, olive oil, sausage fat, and roasted garlic mayonnaise, so deviled eggs or egg salad seemed like the perfect application. ¬†In this batch, I added some of my mayo, … Continue reading