MiddleNeck Living

  • Thursday January 25th, 2018
      All his life, Shuai Wang has loved shrimp and rice. “My mom says I would sit down and eat two or three pounds of shrimp all by myself,” he recalls. Now the Beijing-born, New York–raised chef runs the critically acclaimed Short Grain food truck in a city that appreciates both Southern staples as much as he does: Charleston, South Carolina. His version of a classic ...
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  • Thursday January 25th, 2018
    We’ve had fairly pleasant temperatures here on the northern neck and middle peninsula lately, but rest assured that COLD weather IS coming. As the weather gets colder, it can put a significant strain on your wallet as you try to stay warm!  But the good news is that there are ways to make the cold a lot more bearable. Here are dozens of hacks from wisebread.com to help ...
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  • Friday January 19th, 2018
    Now that the holidays have come and gone, it’s all too common to be looking ahead to warmer months and a solid day off or two from the normal routine. Fortunately, living in Virginia means that vacations are not only possible, but they’re a lot closer and way more affordable than you might have imagined. Many people forget to take advantage of off-season resorts and ...
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  • Friday January 19th, 2018
    If you’re like most people, you’ve been spending a lot of time indoors lately. Unfortunately, there are several more months of winter to get through before we start seeing signs of spring. Before you throw your hands up in despair, why not break the monotony by working on your house? After all, you’re stuck inside anyway, and you’re probably searching for something to do that doesn’t ...
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  • Friday January 19th, 2018
    They say there are two sides to every story. This one began with two sides as well, both of them crusted in cracked peppercorns. But it ends with just one. And I want to convince you that it’s the only right one. The story I’m telling today is about France’s classic steak au poivre—pan-seared, peppercorn-crusted steaks with a creamy pan sauce. More specifically, it’s about how ...
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  • Friday January 12th, 2018
       Pretty much the laziest, most predictable option when it comes to feeding a party is buying a bag of potato chips. No one’s going to complain, but it’s boring. It’s far more interesting to make your own chips. Not only do they come out crispy and delicious, but you can experiment with unusual flavorings—miso soup mix and crumbled nori is one of my favorite combinations. [Photograph: ...
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  • Friday January 12th, 2018
    Virginia’s extensive history lends itself to all sorts of architectural wonders. From strikingly beautiful to downright baffling, there’s an entire range of sites to appreciate and admire. Today, we’ll focus on one that classifies under both categories. The Historic Polegreen Church, nicknamed Virginia’s ghost church, is more an idea of a structure than anything else. Founded nearly 275 years ago, this historic site has an ...
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