In Memory

Those of you who read this blog know that I generally like to keep things light, always trying to add a touch of humor to my posts. Today, however, will be a departure from the typical as my high school classmates and I are saddened by the loss of a witty, wonderful friend who lost … Continue reading

Mise en Place

This French term, meaning “everything in place,” has special meaning in the kitchen. And I’ve been very busy of late, finally able to take items out of boxes and get them arranged on the newly installed steel shelving in the open pantry area of the kitchen.

Forward, March !!!

Well, I am so happy to report that my application to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) for a home based food operation has cleared its first hurdle! Yaay!!

Cookies, Cakes, Muffins and Breads

MMMmm…. just reading over the recipes submitted in the VDACS application. There are recipes for cakes, muffins, scones, breads and cookies as well as a variety of frosting and icing recipes. Can’t wait for the application to be approved so that Bellington Farm can begin to offer these yummy delights in our Central Virginia area.

A Trip to Monticello

A couple of weeks ago, we made the trek up to Charlottesville, VA to Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson for the 6th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival