Bacon, Bourbon, & a (mechanical) Bull!

Bacon, Bourbon, Beer, Live Bluegrass, and Mechanical Bull riding, all in one place, for one night only! I’m talking about this year’s Bacon & Bourbon Festival. Hosted by the Washington City Paper and held at Longview Gallery, this event abounded with delicious bacon-inspired dishes, paired with numerous bourbons and whiskeys  to taste. It was a…

Chocolate Espresso Snowball Cookies!

’tis the season…for Christmas cookie baking!! First up, chocolate espresso snowballs! These are the perfect combo of slightly crisp on the outside, soft on the inside. The chocolate/coffee flavor really comes through, and the powdered sugar adds the perfect extra touch of sweetness. I will say, they’re a little more labor intensive than some other…