Mt. Vernon, Virginia Trip

I took a trip to Mt. Vernon, Virginia a decade or so ago – couldn’t pass up the chance to check out good old Georgie Washington’s stomping grounds. Brief history: Mt. Vernon, Virginia was the home of George Washington from 1754 until his death in 1799. Washington acquired the estate from the widow of his…

Chicharrones de Pollo – Dominican Republic

This is one of my all time favorites from the Dominican Republic – Chicharrones de Pollo. It’s a pretty easy dish to make, and I’ll often cook it up on the weekends, for BBQs, for friends who are scared to try “foreign” food, and so on. It’s a great intro to Dominican food because it…