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Entries from September 2008

L’shana Tova ~ Apples + Honey

September 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments

We’re a mixed faith family here at FoodieTots, and as the non-Jewish spouse I’ve had a lot of fun over the past years learning about Jewish culinary traditions. Rosh Hashana, which falls right in the peak of the fall harvest, brings honey-dipped apples and other sweet treats to start the new year. Wishing those of [...]

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Pacific NW Snapshot: Oregon Coast Best Bites

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

For the final glimpse back at our summer vacation, I’ll share a few of our favorite places to chow down during breaks from good old-fashioned digging-holes-in-the-sand fun on the beach. Devil’s Punchbowl at Otter Rock is one of my favorite spots. Not only are the views spectacular, the little cove beach buffered from the wind [...]

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FarmFreshDC, September – Apples + Squash

September 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

September is a wonderful month at our local markets, with tomatoes and peaches mingling with winter squash, sweet potatoes, the return of salad greens (arugula!), and sweet, crisp apples. Now that we’ve roasted, salsa-ed, gazpachoed, and preserved a gazillion tomatoes, we’re embracing fall and highlighting a few DC-area bloggers who are making the most of [...]

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Tags: eatLocalDC · ingredients · recipes

Elections That Matter

September 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

My favorite local coffee shop, Buzz, has delved into campaign politics with a spirited competition between elephant ears and donkey tails. Now, I’m happy to see elephant ears have made their way to the East Coast (although these are actually palmiers, not authentic elephant ears), but it’s fair to assume given our neighborhood that they’ll [...]

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Tags: food politics · restaurants

Creamy Apple Celery Soup

September 23rd, 2008 · 18 Comments

We recently ventured out to Stribling Orchard‘s Apple Festival to kick off fall with fresh-plucked apples. It didn’t feel particularly like fall as it was a scorching 95 degrees. Stribling is a sixth-generation family farm with a lovely view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The occasional train passing by below the orchard provided an added [...]

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Tags: apples · fresh from the... · soup