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food fitzgerald Cooking for family and friends is a joy (9/28/2022) - A couple years following their marriage, while living in Hampton, Mac and Jeannie Fitzgerald decided it was time to buy a house and start a family. Looking in their local…
food crabs top winner and winner crab cake The best in crab cakes, 2022; and more winning recipes (9/21/2022) - The saga of judging the best crab recipes began for this newspaper in 1985 and has continued through 2022 at the Crab Cooking Contest in Crisfield, Maryland. Always held the…
food kellum She makes 17 cakes at Christmas, and much, much more (9/14/2022) - Dorothy Kellum inherited the skill of making cakes, pies and good family meals from her mother, Martha Ellen Holden, a featured cook in this newspaper in 1980. “I learned everything…
food honey 1 Honoring honey, and the bees that create it (9/7/2022) - September has been named as Honey Month, honoring the very first sweetener used by man. Thick, golden and naturally sweet, it’s created by bees when they collect plant pollen and…
food guinea 2 It’s Back! Guinea cake auction planned for September 11 (8/31/2022) - After a two-year sabbatical (these Guinea cooks are professors in the classroom of cake making), the annual Guinea Heritage Day cake auction is back on schedule for Sunday, September 11.…
food lemon Lemons, luscious, juicy and plentiful, brighten many foods (8/24/2022) - Lemons (citrus limon) are among the world’s most popular citrus fruits. They are believed to be a hybrid between sour orange and a citron. This beautiful yellow fruit is often…
Personal chef’s goal: healing through delicious food (8/17/2022) - “I’m on a mission to create great food and help you heal through the power of delicious food. As far as I’m concerned, food is a vessel for enjoyment, healing…
food cox Baking is fun for cake company owner (8/10/2022) - “I like to cook as it is a necessity but baking is fun,” explains owner and baker of Cardinal Cake Company in Gloucester Christina Cox. “I began making cakes at…
Watermelon: summer favorite has ancient roots (8/3/2022) - August 3 was designated as National Watermelon Day. This popular fruit, which is 92 percent water, is a favorite food, especially in the heat of summer, developed from its ancestors…
food casey Learning to cook at her grandfather’s knee (7/27/2022) - When Casey McCreary was asked how and when she learned to cook a sweet smile appeared and she replied, “My grandfather. He taught me how to cook, read a recipe…
food blueberries two people Native blueberries almost a perfect food (7/20/2022) - July brings us National Blueberry Month to honor a native North American fruit. For centuries these berries were gathered from the forests and bogs by Native Americans. They were an…
Personal Chef and Caterer Brian Marshall. Professional cook retires, and keeps on cooking at home (7/13/2022) - When Brian Marshall began his business as a personal chef and caterer, the culinary world was not new to him. He started cooking at age 10. “Both my dad and…
Keegan Walls stirring his spaghetti sauce. Talented young man enjoys his kitchen time (7/6/2022) - He is only 10 years old and spends many of his hours at the intermediate school, but Keegan Walls can also make and bake cakes. Proof that he knows what…
Popular sandwich spread enhances a BLT with garden-ripe tomatoes. Duke’s: The mayo that binds sandwiches and heritage (6/29/2022) - Mayonnaise brands develop loyal followings. Among the favorites in this part of Virginia is Duke’s Real Mayonnaise, with a century of experience with, until recently, its headquarters in Richmond. After…
McCreary takes the cake (6/22/2022) - Casey McCreary of Susan took first place in the Father’s Day Cake Contest held Saturday at the Mathews Historical Museum. Her winning entry as selected by a three-judge panel was…
grill Get the most from your grill: Now outdoor cooking aromas fill the air (6/22/2022) - grills, but by the time Memorial Day arrived, there were many more grills from which aromas of culinary specials permeated the air. U.S. Customs reports that 61% of Americans own…
food almond candy Accomplished cook rolls with dietary changes (6/22/2022) - BETTY WRENN DAY / GAZETTE-JOURNAL Mary Almond loves to bake and sweeten her friends’ lives. Mary Almond, a native of Richmond who has been living in Mathews since 1997, loves…
food emerson Busy theatrical family shares cooking duties, too (6/15/2022) - Lara Emerson’s life began in the state of Washington but being in a military family and marrying a military man there have been many states across this nation she has…
food napp Retirement spot provides time and space for cooking (6/8/2022) - “I like cooking and creating new methods of preparation to make people happy,” expressed Capt. Barry Napp. “I’m not used to cooking seafood but am experimenting with it.” Barry and…
queen elizabeth Royal recipes fit for a Queen’s Jubilee (6/1/2022) - Today throughout the United Kingdom begins the four-day national bank holiday weekend in celebration of the unprecedented anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign. The year is taken up with…
A taste of Ukrainian cooking, served in Gloucester (5/25/2022) - “Ukrainian cuisine is known to be inventive and various, abundant and hospitable, warm and domestic. Many features of its cuisine are caused by the way of the nation’s life style,…
Hats, gloves and pinkies hold court Ladies’ High Tea is a chance to practice etiquette (5/18/2022) - The hats, gloves and the pinkies (see below) were in full view at the Church of Francis de Sales in Mathews at its recent Ladies’ High Tea. BETTY WRENN DAY…
Besty’s Barkery dog treats
Best friends mix it up
(5/11/2022) - Christine Lipscomb and Bethany Stone, owners of Besty’s Barkery, met a few years ago while both of their boys were in Cub Scouts. It never crossed their minds that one…
Fig Newtons
American-made favorites since 1891
(5/4/2022) - It was a match made in heaven in 1891 when Charles M. Roser took some soft dough, filled it with fig jam, and made the Fig Newton. This cookie is…
Ahoy there! Food truck offers Shore Bites and more (4/27/2022) - Thirty-seven years ago a young sailor from Florida stationed in this area met a young girl from Middlesex; thus Richard and Bonnie French began their lives together. They have lived…
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