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Entries from April 2008

At Market: Spring Onion Potato Gratin

April 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

spring onions, originally uploaded by foodietots. The market was in full swing this past weekend. A warm, sunny Saturday morning brought out summer-like crowds. The first strawberries were available from Virginia’s Three Way Farms, where I also picked up asparagus, spring onions and white radishes. Maryland’s Toigo Orchards was back with hot house tomatoes and [...]

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Recipe: Braised Cauliflower and Garbanzos

April 29th, 2008 · No Comments

braised cauliflower and garbanzos, originally uploaded by foodietots. Garbanzos are another popular bean – even our cat enjoyed these, helping himself to a few when I was distracted by the toddler. Ingredients: 1 sm. yellow onion, diced 1 cauliflower, cut into bite-size pieces 1 15oz can garbanzo beans, rinsed & drained ΒΌ c yellow raisins [...]

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Earth Week: Pantry Faves

April 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Two essential items in the FoodieTots pantry are broth and beans. My favorite broth brand is Pacific – all natural, organic, and comes in handy 1-cup individual cartons that minimize waste when you know you won’t finish a whole full-size carton within the week. I was annoyed that they didn’t have a low-sodium version of [...]

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Tags: beans · food safety · foodietot faves · ingredients

Earth Week: Fast Food Faves

April 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Rather than the usual doom-and-gloom Earth Day posts, I thought I’d highlight a few of my favorite earth-friendly companies and products this week. Sure, fast food is rarely a smart choice, but as busy parents, it’s virtually impossible not to give in to the lure of a quick and sure-to-please meal. Two of my favorite [...]

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Tags: food politics · foodietot faves · healthy eating

Recipe: Turkey & White Bean Chili

April 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } turkey white bean chili, originally uploaded by foodietots. White – cannellini or Northern- beans are a mild choice that nicely complement ground turkey in this healthier chili. I add zucchini, but [...]

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Tags: beans · proteins · recipes