Michie Tavern Bill of Fare

Tuesday Tobacco Tuesday

TAVERN TOBACCO TUESDAY – PIPES: Tavern keepers kept white clay pipes on hand in large quantities, and the customers paid for both the use of the read more...

Raspberry Shortbread Cookie

SOUTHERN COOKING SUNDAY:  Tis the season to be picking raspberries. Whether you make homemade raspberry jam or choose your favorite brand from the read more...

Friday’s facts and Father’s Day

FRIDAY’S FACTS – FATHER’ DAY: There are two stories of when the first Father’s Day was celebrated. According to some accounts, the first read more...

On this day in history June 13

TUESDAY’S TRIVA:  On this day in history, 1807, President Thomas Jefferson receives a subpoena to testify in the treason trial of his former vice read more...

Sunday’s Cobbler Recipe

SOUTHERN COOKING SUNDAY: Blueberries are ripe for the picking!  This is the perfect time to enjoy homemade blueberry cobbler.  This recipe from read more...

Full Strawberry Moon

FULL MOON FRIDAY: This month’s full moon is known as the “Full Strawberry Moon.” It was named such because the Algonquin tribes knew it as a read more...

Tuesday Smoking

TAVERN TOBACCO TUESDAY – SMOKING:  Smoking and drinking went hand in hand in an 18th century tavern. An Italian traveler remarked after one read more...

Pickled Beets

SOUTHERN COOKING SUNDAY:  Virginia gardeners begin harvesting beets in June. They have a long growing season and one can enjoy them throughout the read more...

Wednesday’s Words Nine Pin

WEDNESDAY’S WORDS – NINE-PIN:  Nine-pins was the most popular form of bowling in much of the United States from colonial times until the 1830s, read more...

Sunday Recipe

HAMBURGER HISTORY: Happy National Hamburger Day!  Although many “steak” claims to inventing the hamburger, we only know that the hamburger made read more...