Michie Tavern Bill of Fare

Sunday Fish Steak

SOUTHERN COOKING SUNDAY – FISH STEAKS: Halibut, swordfish, and tuna are all good choices for grilling. Fillets are usually too delicate, and large read more...

Sunday Brandied Cherry Clafouti

SOUTHERN COOKING SUNDAY – BRANDIED CHERRY CLAFOUTI: Cherries were a prized ingredient in the 18th century and were used in main courses, sauces, read more...

Flagon

WEDNESDAY’S  WORD – FLAGON:  A flagon was a  hefty, lidded drinking bottle with a handle and spout. Pictured are three 18th- and early 19th read more...

Sturgeon Moon

FULL MOON MONDAY: Some Native American tribes called tonight’s full moon the “Sturgeon Moon” because they knew that the sturgeon of the Great read more...

Sunday Cooking Key Lime Pie

SUNDAY – KEY LIME PIE: Summertime and the living is easy and this no-fuss Key Lime Pie recipe from Allrecipes.com is a perfect, refreshing treat as read more...

Workbag

WEDNESDAY’S WORD – WORKBAG: Much like modern day knitting bags or totes, 18th century women carried their knitting and sewing supplies in read more...
Civil War talks by Rick Britton at Michie Tavern

Afternoon Lecture Series

“ENCHANTED, EMPOWERED & ENSLAVED” LECTURE SERIES AT MICHIE TAVERN: OLLI at U.Va.continues its Michie Tavern partnership by offering another read more...

Antique Firearms

FASCINATION WITH ANTIQUE FIREARMS: This is not your ordinary key. This one doubles as a flintlock-style gun. Flintlocks refer to any firearm based on read more...

Tavern Tuesday

TAVERN TUESDAY – “ORDINARY PEOPLE COULD PARTICIPATE IN THE EXTRAORDINARY”: Problems surrounding tavern violence, as defined by today’s read more...

Sunday Salmon

SOUTHERN COOKING SUNDAY: This is a wonderful way to prepare fresh salmon fillets in the oven. Be sure to make extra because your family will be read more...