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Entries from August 2008

taste of portland

August 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

There’s no better place to eat locally than in the Pacific NW. On our trip to Oregon, we had fresh Coho salmon, took the kids peach & berry picking on Sauvie Island, visited a downtown farmers market where lovely morels were $24/lb. (I’ve paid $20 for a small box in DC) … then there was [...]

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Tags: away from home

Fresh from the Little Goat Dairy by the River

August 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

While the FoodieTots is on our annual trip out west, in pursuit of farmstead cheese, tasty microbrews and fine pinot, I’m sharing a tale of our ’07 visit to this charming goat dairy nestled in Oregon’s coast range. Hopefully we will be nibbling on their hazelnut torte as you read this! On our way back [...]

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Peach Hoarding and Fridge-Clearing Suppers

August 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This weekend we made only a quick stop at the West End Market, a rare break from the market-hopping marathons I’ve been filling our summer weekends with. Then again, we were just at the new Old Town market on Wednesday, although we were restrained there with just a few peaches and apples purchased. Since two [...]

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Tags: at market · one local summer · vegetables · weeknight meals

Peach Berry Sherbet

August 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I had been suffering a serious case of foodblogger envy watching others whip up homemade ice cream treats this summer, so finally broke down and bought the KitchenAid ice cream attachment. I’ve gushed before about the wonderful local ice cream/custard/gelato treats we have available, but I’ve been wanting to experiment with healthier variations. Since the [...]

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Tags: dessert · recipes

Upper King Street Market – Opening Day

August 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Upper King Street Mkt – Opening Day, originally uploaded by foodietots. First look: D&S Farms (Southern Md.), peaches, tomatoes, berries and jams; Bigg Riggs (WV), Loring peaches, apples, tomatoes, squash, jams etc.; Greenstone Fields (VA), tomatoes and fresh flowers. Random table with some melons and greens. Plenty of seating for devouring a peach or two [...]

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Tags: recipes