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Cold Weather and Soup

By: admin

October 3, 2014

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There comes a point in time when I am tired of the summer weather.  I know many of you won’t agree with me but I long for sweaters and fires and cozy comfort.  That is probably one reason why I decided I needed to ignore the 75 degree weather in t... Read More

Dinner for one

By: admin

August 17, 2014

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There are all forms of entertaining.  Of course there are the big parties, dinners and events.  There are also smaller and more intimate settings when you have another couple over or it’s a special dinner just for the two of you. You plan, you do... Read More

Changes in Life

By: admin

August 13, 2014

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Life Changes.   None of us want them because I think we all hate change.  If it’s a good life change, we’ll take it begrudgingly, but if it’s something that’s scary or undesirable, we avoid it like the plague.  Perhaps that is ... Read More

Changes

By: beachcritters

May 19, 2014

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As with most things, we need to change and grow in order to improve.  Exciting things are happening and my blog is part of it.  I will be delving into the foodie world of catering and we are working on changing this site.  Please be patient and hang i... Read More

A Memory

By: beachcritters

April 27, 2014

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For most of us there is something that will trigger a memory.  it might be a song, a smell or even a place.  For me, it is a block of butter and a piece of toast. We grew up on margarine.  At least my mom, my brothers and I did. It was cheaper than bu... Read More

An Interview with Jamie Young of Thirty 7 North Restaurant

By: beachcritters

April 23, 2014

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Despite it’s location in a rather affluent area of Virginia Beach, Thirty 7 North Restaurant and Bar is an unassuming and relaxed place to go for dinner or to meet friends for an after work drink.  Located at 2105 West Great Neck Road in Virgi... Read More

Scallops, Mushrooms, and Scallions

By: beachcritters

April 2, 2014

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Last weekend I was getting ready to go out to breakfast with my husband and in the background was a show on PBS that I was semi listening to.  Did you ever have one of those moments when suddenly what you aren’t paying attention to suddenly becomes... Read More

Lobster and Corn Arancini

By: beachcritters

March 26, 2014

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Clearly I am not in control of my life any longer.  Between work, the trips, my food writing class, the boot camp exercise class (that I might add is about to kill me),  and the house and all it involves, I cannot find any time to do any thing.  It... Read More