MiddleNeck Living

  • Friday December 01st, 2017
    Annual House Tour is filled with wonderous sights to see – a great start to the 2017 Holiday Season. SATURDAY (12/9) Santa arrives via the Elva C at the Museum’s dock at 9am. He’ll then lead children over to Bethany United Methodist Church for photos, stories, games, and refreshments. At 10am the festivities for grown-ups starts with four homes opening their doors (and docks) to ticketed guests. Decorated ...
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  • Thursday November 30th, 2017
    A BLT is not a well-dressed bacon sandwich. A BLT is a tomato sandwich, seasoned with bacon. From this basic premise, all else follows. Indeed, a better name for the BLT might well be the Tomato Club, for it is the perfect tomato, not the bacon, that is the rarest, the most ephemeral, the most singularly delicious ingredient. A BLT is not a democracy. It ...
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  • Wednesday November 22nd, 2017
    Most of us already have our “ways” of doing Thanksgiving — ways our mother did it, ways our extended family did it, ways our neighborhood did it. Thanksgiving doesn’t lend itself well to trying out new things, but sometimes the situation calls for new decisions — you can’t make it home for Thanksgiving, for example, or you have a family now and want to start ...
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  • Tuesday November 21st, 2017
    So you’ve seen our spatchcock turkey and you’re intrigued by the promise of extra-crisp skin and ultra-moist meat, all in about 90 minutes…but there’s just one thing that bugs you: You’re the kind of person who likes to put decals on their car or glitter on their greeting cards. In other words, plain old salt and pepper just ain’t gonna cut if for ya. I hear ...
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  • Tuesday November 21st, 2017
    During a long day of cooking, eating, and hanging out with relatives, it’s easy to lose track of what glass of wine you’re on. Every year I tell myself I’ll be more responsible, but this year I’m going to made it happen for real by arming myself with a variety of delicious nonalcoholic options perfect for pairing with a long, heavy meal—think mulled cider, homemade ...
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  • Thursday November 16th, 2017
    “Taste by the Bay: Wine, Food, Arts and Ale” arrives on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm at the beautiful Tides Inn in Irvington, VA. This highly anticipated Fifth year event will include samplings from Virginia wineries, Virginia craft brews, tastings from local restaurants, live music by JJ & Company, and Damion Wolfe, maritime attractions, and just in time for the holiday ...
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  • Thursday November 16th, 2017
    You might think that Thanksgiving day has always consisted of football, the Macy’s parade, and copious amounts of tryptophan, but as these old photos from deep within the Library of Congress’ archives show, 100 years ago, Thanksgiving was something else entirely. Thanksgiving 100 years ago looked, actually, quite a bit more like a strange daytime Halloween celebration thanks to a tradition known as ‘masking.’ As Greg Young ...
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