Indonesian Satay with Peanut Sauce

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Satay (or Sate) originated in East Java, Indonesia. It is well known throughout Indonesia and can be purchased from a traveling satay vendor or restaurants and is also a common staple during traditional celebrations. It is popular in many other countries in Southeast Asia, as well as Suriname and the[Read more]

In Search of the Golden Apple

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Recently I went apple picking with my family. It was a beautiful November day, 70 degrees, without a cloud in the sky. The orchard we appreciate most is Carter Mountain Orchard which sits upon a mountain top, with a panoramic view of Charlottesville, the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Mountains of[Read more]