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Entries from July 2009

One Local Summer, Pacific NW edition

July 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

We made our annual trek to the Pacific Northwest this past weekend, a little earlier than in recent years which put us smack in the middle of berry season. It was, as always, too short a visit and I didn’t manage to cook anything myself this time. (Oh, how those lovely artichokes at the market […]

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Tags: one local summer

Looking for Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe?

July 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Hello Washington Post Express readers! Looking for the watermelon gazpacho recipe mentioned in today’s paper? Here it is — enjoy! (And let me know if you spot any watermelons at market this week — I’m eager to make this again!)

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One Local Dog and Slaw

July 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Maybe it’s a subconscious recognition that it’s baseball season, or just appreciation for something that requires no preparation before tossing on the grill, but we’ve had hot dogs and cole slaw not once but twice this past week. The first was MeatCrafter’s Capital Half Smokes, from the Crystal Farms market, and a plain green slaw […]

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Tags: at market · one local summer

Bourbon Cherry Cobbler

July 10th, 2009 · 130 Comments

A Southern Cherry Cobbler Recipe: The sour cherries we bought from Toigo last weekend went into a July 4th cobbler. I started with a recipe from 101 Cookbooks, the wonderful blog whose author is also responsible for the “Super Natural Recipe Search” button you may have noticed over on my left sidebar. I made a […]

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Tags: at market · baking · cooking with toddlers · dessert · grains · one local summer · organic · recipes

At Market: Cherries, Charcuterie & Canteloupe (and a Honey Bee love note)

July 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Updates on the early July finds at our local farmers markets, and scroll down to learn why you should satisfy your sweet tooth with something honey-sweetened today! At the Del Ray Farmers Market: Last week we returned to the Crystal City Farmers Market to check out its newest additions, and returned to the Del Ray […]

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Tags: at market · recipes