MiddleNeck Living

  • Friday June 02nd, 2017
    The Hiking Trail Hiding In Virginia That Will Transport You To Another World It’s no secret that Virginia’s trails are some of the most beautiful in the world. Whether you’re looking for an easy stroll along the coast, a mountainous terrain to trek, or something else altogether, you’ve got hundreds of trails to choose from. Today, we’ll focus on one truly stunning hike in Botetourt County. ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Its name literally means “spring pasta,” but too many versions of the ubiquitous Italian-American dish pasta primavera contain little if any green spring produce. This recipe fixes that, coating a mixture of bright vegetables, like asparagus shoots, English peas, fava beans, and broccolini, in a creamy but light sauce made with crème fraîche. Why It Works Blanching green vegetables in a pot of salted water helps set ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Arts in the Middle, a juried fine arts festival This Festival has it all!  History, Art, Music and local Cuisine.  Enjoy the relaxed pace of life, life on the water and small town charm! On the grounds of a stately (circa 1678) Hewick Plantation, Arts in the Middle offers two days of entertainment in the country with fine arts and fine crafts, music and local foods.  Over 100 ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Clean up by Canoe – Camp Store – Help keep the waterways of Belle Isle State Park clean. We will work together to clean up trash and debris, keeping the waters and shorelines healthy and looking good. Wear sturdy closed toe shoe, and dress comfortably in clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Remember to bring plenty of water. It is ...
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  • Thursday May 25th, 2017
    Memorial Day is a day often reserved for enjoying the beginnings of summer. We barbecue, spend time outdoors, hang out with friends and catch up with family, but the real reason for the holiday is much more important. Memorial Day is the day dedicated to honoring all of those who have sacrificed their lives in service of this great nation. As we commemorate them this Memorial ...
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  • Thursday May 25th, 2017
    Smoking is generally a method reserved for long-cooking, tough cuts like pork shoulder, ribs, or beef brisket, intended to deeply flavor and tenderize the meat over the course of a half day of cooking. But with a bit of finesse and a couple hours of free time, it’s perfectly possible to get that same smoky flavor into a thick-cut steak and still have it come ...
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  • Thursday May 25th, 2017
    Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966, it’s difficult to prove conclusively the origins of the ...
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