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Our annual holiday party at LeisureMedia360 is full of good food, good laughs and LOTS of good cookies. Here are 3 scrumptious recipes you can try at home! more

Nov 10, 2014 12:26 PM Recipes

Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad with Toasted Almonds and Creamy Avocado Dressing

Liz Long

Recently, my husband and I grew tired of traditional salads. They were a quick fix, but the same old lettuce-and-bottled-dressing became boring. The dilemma, however, caused yet another dilemma: finding different and easy sides to pair with. more

May 8, 2014 11:15 AM Recipes

Carlos and Ricardo Amaral

Liz Long

The Amaral brothers keep customers coming back to Carlos Brazilian International Cuisine with authentic Brazilian flavors and a scenic overlook of Roanoke. more

May 7, 2014 2:58 PM Recipes

A new year has rolled around again – quickly, I might add – which means two things. It’s time for the old “eat healthier” resolution…and the Super Bowl. So, I sought out a recipe that would work for both: Sweet Potato Nachos. more

Jan 8, 2014 12:12 PM Recipes

S'mores Mousse Cups

Katie Larrington

I’ve never thought about changing up the s’more ingredients, or even using them together to create other dishes. Until now. more

Aug 28, 2013 12:00 AM Recipes 4 Comments

After trying this Farmers Market Skillet recipe, I realized it’s actually OK to skip the meat every now and then. more

Jan 1, 2013 12:00 AM Recipes 1 Comments

I can’t make it through winter without hot chocolate. And I can’t go one Christmas without at least one glass of egg nog. But the same ol’ recipes for these traditional drinks become mundane year aft er year. more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM Recipes

In our September/October issue we invited readers to send in their favorite dishes for a tailgating recipe contest. We are pleased to present the winning dishes here! more

Nov 1, 2012 2:46 PM Recipes

Here's the 3rd place recipe from our 2012 tailgate recipe contest, submitted by Karen Kuebler of Dallas, Tx. more

Nov 1, 2012 2:44 PM Recipes

Here's the runner up from our 2012 reader tailgate recipe contest, submitted by Emily Noack of Blacksburg, Va. more

Nov 1, 2012 2:39 PM Recipes

A Taste of Virginia Tech

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

A new cookbook has arrived, and it’s just in time for tailgating season. Here's a peak at five select recipes from the book (including two not found in our September/October issue!) more

Aug 27, 2012 11:25 AM Recipes

Rail Brownies

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

These brownies won’t leave you with a headache the next day-unless you get a sugar hangover from eating the entire pan in one sitting, of course. (Recipe courtesy of "A Taste of Virginia Tech") more

Aug 27, 2012 11:24 AM Recipes

Rob’s Armadillo Tails

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

The Quillen tailgate,is one to visit on game day. With a TV broadcasting pregame shows and not one but two gigantic grills-what more could you want? (Recipe courtesy of "A Taste of Virginia Tech") more

Aug 27, 2012 11:21 AM Recipes

The Hokie Club

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

This is West End’s most popular sandwich. Choose the best deli meat you can afford and look for thick potato bread. (Recipe courtesy of "A Taste of Virginia Tech") more

Aug 27, 2012 11:20 AM Recipes

The Grilled Old Hickory Burger

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

This is Krista’s husband’s favorite dish - and the one that he still orders every time he visits Blacksburg. (Recipe courtesy of "A Taste of Virginia Tech") more

Aug 27, 2012 11:14 AM Recipes

A Taste of Virginia Tech

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

Backstreets in Blacksburg is another fine example of how important loyal patrons are to local businesses. (Recipe courtesy of "A Taste of Virginia Tech") more

Aug 27, 2012 11:00 AM Recipes

Everyone has a signature tailgating dish; share yours with The Roanoker! Submit the recipe for your favorite tailgating dish with 10 ingredients or less and you could win $100 to spend on your next football bash! more

Aug 12, 2012 12:00 AM Recipes 1 Comments

Summer. It’s the time for county fairs, backyard cookouts and poolside picnics. Food on a stick – think fried candy bars – is popular cuisine at fairs these days. I like to carry out the same concept at home too with kabobs on the grill... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Recipes 1 Comments

Homemade Pizza

Jessica Wright

Like pizza? Of course you do. Here's a great and easy way to make your own at home (almost) from scratch! more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Recipes

Cottage Cheese Ice Cream 2

David Hungate

What better way to showcase regional culture than through its food? Here at the office, we received a copy of the book “Grazing Along the Crooked Road: Recipes and Stories – Past and Present” by Betty Skeens and Libby Bondurant that does just that. more

Mar 1, 2012 12:00 AM Recipes

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