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Entries from June 2011

Worm Wednesday: Peas! Or, a Pea!

June 22nd, 2011 · 7 Comments

After the disappointing pea harvest last year — when my peas wilted in the summer heat as soon as they began to bear pods — I found a variety described as “heat tolerant” this time around. And it paid off, as we left for a 10-day vacation in the midst of a upper-90s heat wave, [...]

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Tags: foodietots kitchen garden · recipes · vegetables

Summer’s Here: Take It Outdoors

June 21st, 2011 · No Comments

This is the official first day of summer (is anyone else tired of explaining to their kids that it isn’t quite summer yet after June 1? can’t we just align the seasons to the calendar already??) — and the biggest item on our family’s summer checklist: eat outdoors. We may have to string some bug [...]

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Tags: PSA · green tips · summer

Meatless Monday: Power Smoothies

June 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments

There’s a lot going on at the Foodie Tots’ house these days. The foodie tot himself graduated from Pre-K on Friday. We hosted a small post-graduation brunch on Saturday, there are relatives in town and we’re about to head out of town on the first of several summer trips. Throw in work and all the [...]

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Tags: breakfast · family · foodietots around the web · kids cook monday · meatless monday

Worm Wednesday: Audrey & Mo’s Unusual Crop

June 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today’s gardening tots are the adorable Audrey and Mo, ages 3.5 and nearly-2, of In the Kitchen with Audrey. The garden is a wonderful way to show kids where their food comes from. But where do lamps come from? Audrey’s mom writes, “I had no idea when planning to have children with a¬†witty, sarcastic certified¬†genius [...]

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Tags: foodietots kitchen garden