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Roasted Root Vegetable Extravaganza (with Chicken) – A Southern Grace

I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I LOVE getting packages. I especially love when those packages contain food. The latest box of tasty goodies that was left on my porch contained a plethora of produce from the vegetable garden at Monticello! Originally Posted: http://asoutherngrace.blogspot.com/2016/08/happy-harvest.html Monticello’s 10th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival is coming soon, running from […]

Fig and Peach Mascarpone Tart – Brooklyn Supper

This post is sponsored by Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in support of the Heritage Harvest Festival. Click here for festival details. Brooklyn Supper readers receive $10 off Festival Opening Night at the Paramount Theater with code VEG16. My dream garden sits just a couple miles from my house on a mountain east of town. Whenever I […]

Southern Foodways at the Heritage Harvest Festival

Gayle Jessup White and Dr. Leni Sorensen discuss the origins of Southern foodways in the the historic Monticello Kitchen. Programming for the 10th annual Heritage Harvest Festival will include a focus on Southern chefs and Southern cuisine. Southern Foodways at Heritage Harvest Festival

Flippin’ Paw Paw

by Ian Glomski, founder of Vitae Spirits Distillery Ingredients:  1.5 oz.              White Rum (suggest Plantation 3 Stars or similar) 1.0 oz.              Paw Paw extract (see notes) 0.25 oz.,          Bay leaf extract (see notes) 0.25 oz.           Lemon Balm extract (see notes) 1 tsp                Amaretto 1 tsp                fresh lime juice 1 tsp                honey […]

Jefferson’s Chickens at Monticello

Posted by Pat Foreman

In the 1800s, many gardens, homesteads and farms raised livestock. Animals were integrated into the fabric of everyday life, providing daily sustenance and being a part of the community’s commerce. Monticello’s gardens and orchards are world-famous for vegetable and fruit production. The volumes of garden notes and sketches by Jefferson give deep insights into production […]