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Entries from November 2010

Best Ever Roasted Turnip Thanksgiving Side Dish

November 19th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Well if you’re reading this, my shameless headline ploy must have worked. In a world of Thanksgiving dinner-in-a-cake, deep-fried turkeys and enough stuffing recipes to fill a thousand (free-range, please) turkeys, I was worried the lowly turnip might be overlooked. Truthfully, we’re a little fed up with turnips here at the Foodie Tots house. Victims [...]

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Tags: CSA · at market · mushrooms · recipes · vegetables · winter

At Market: Broccoli!

November 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Allow me to gloat briefly: my son’s favorite vegetable is broccoli. When I serve broccoli, he asks for seconds. When I told him the broccoli in our garden needed to grow a little bigger, he said, “But I really wanted to eat it tonight,” in such a sad voice that I snipped it and steamed [...]

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Tags: at market · foodietots kitchen garden · vegetables

Baked Explorations with Kids (and Pumpkin Cheddar Muffins)

November 4th, 2010 · 6 Comments

We had a spell of grey, rainy weather when we returned from Florida, which made me want to hunker down in the kitchen and do some serious baking. It was perfect timing to receive a review copy of Baked Explorations, the newest cookbook from famed Brooklyn bakers Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Its gorgeous pictures [...]

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Tags: baked goods · baking · cookbook · cookbooks · cooking with kids · review · sweets