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Entries from September 2008

Pacific NW Snapshots: Barking Dog Farms

September 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

On last year’s trip to the Oregon coast, my mom and I visited the Lincoln City Farmers Market and came across the largest zucchini I’d ever seen. This year, we headed to the source, Barking Dog Farms, just south of Lincoln City at the base of the Siletz River. This was perhaps the greenest, lushest […]

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Grilled Nectarine Tomato Salad

September 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I have been eagerly hoarding the last of the peaches and tomatoes at the market. On this final weekend of summer, I picked up lovely nectarines (Papa’s Orchard) and golden cherry tomatoes at the West End market. As is probably evident by now, I love the combination of peach and tomato. This time, I grilled […]

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Good Things, NYC

September 21st, 2008 · 6 Comments

This week I had the opportunity to be in the audience for Martha Stewart‘s blogging show. I wasn’t one of the cool kids live blogging in the laptop section, but it was a fun experience nonetheless. One of the guests, Eddie Ross (also a Martha employee and Top Design contestant), blogged from backstage, for a […]

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Late Summer Harvest Tomato Soup

September 18th, 2008 · 5 Comments

When canning tomatoes recently, I saved some to make a batch of fresh tomato soup. This is highly adaptable and a great way to use up any stray vegetables in the fridge. I froze a portion and the remainder lasted us two nights. The first night we ate it plain with country ham & biscuits […]

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Farm-to-Table Report: Purple Tomatillo Peach Salsa

September 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

A FarmFreshDC Note: The September installment of Farm Fresh DC will be posted Sept. 26. In honor of the official start of fall, we’ll be featuring apples & squash. If you’ve got a recipe to share, comment below or email me at foodietots at gmail dot com. Thanks! In the Fields: Apple Picking Season is […]

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