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Entries from January 2009


January 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

We watched the Inauguration from the warmth of our favorite local coffee shop. Here’s hoping that by the time the boy votes in his first presidential election, the color or gender of our candidates will no longer be news-worthy. Happy Inaugural Day! (And a welcome! to those visiting from the Well Fed Network Food Blog […]

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Mom Made Foods

January 18th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I have a confession to make. I don’t cook dinner from scratch every night. I know, you’re shocked. We limit fast food of course, but sometimes we get pizza or take-out, and sometimes we just need something quick that can be ready in five minutes so we can get the toddler up to bed. I’ve […]

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Tags: foodietots reviews · recipes

Going Green Begins at the Kitchen Table

January 12th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Introducing the Foodie Tots’ Sustainable Family Supper Project I started this blog to document our family’s efforts to eat healthier and more sustainably, and that has trickled over to other green choices around the home. I have occasionally been asked how to weed through all the alarming news and studies and figure out where to […]

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Tags: eco-friendly · green moms carnival · sustainable family supper

Tapas for Toddlers

January 8th, 2009 · 9 Comments

It’s no secret that tapas are one of my favorite foods and Jaleo, the first outpost of gregarious local chef Jose Andres’ growing empire is my favorite local restaurant. When you think about it, tapas (“little plates”) are really the ideal toddler-friendly meal, with small portions, varied colors and textures that catch their eye without […]

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Tags: cooking with toddlers · proteins · recipes

Epiphany Traditions

January 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Feliz dia de Reyes! I had a friend in high school whose family was British (or at least had spent time living in the U.K., I just remember her lovely accent) and when her family invited mine over for Twelfth Night it was the first I had ever heard of extending Christmastide beyond Christmas day. […]

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Tags: holiday