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Entries from November 2013

Our Thanksgivukkah Table

November 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Every once in a while I stumble upon a reminder that I haven’t been fully practicing what I preach and welcoming the kids into the kitchen. The busier our days get, the more tempting it gets to shoo them into the other room with an art project or television to keep them out of the […]

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Tags: cooking with kids · holiday

Squash Farro Salad {#MeatlessMonday}

November 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Have you been to the farmers market lately? So many colors and varieties of winter squash are on display at ours right now. When I came home with the Kabocha squash I used for tacos a few weeks ago, the boy was disappointed it was not an acorn squash. So we’ve been getting acorn squash […]

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Tags: at market · meatless monday · recipes · vegetables · vegetarian · weeknight meals · whole grains

FoodieTots Finds: Holiday Cards from Minted

November 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments

It might seem odd for a blogger to say, but I love paper. Print magazines, real books, and stylish stationery are things I just can’t imagine giving up. And so I am a firm believer in sending holiday cards, though admittedly not always organized enough to do them early. With Hanukkah coming a full month […]

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Cranberry Applesauce

November 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on Cranberry Applesauce

My maple syrup and cider-sweetened cranberry sauce is a favorite on our Thanksgiving table, but for Thanksgivukkah I decided to give it a new twist, and make a cranberry applesauce to top those turkey and sweet potato (Thanksgiving leftover) latkes. I liked the cranberry so much that I may serve it as a latke topping […]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · holiday · recipes

Turkey and Sweet Potato Latkes {#ThanksgivukkahPotluck}

November 4th, 2013 · 11 Comments

For the past eleven years, I’ve celebrated two winter holidays, Hanukkah and Christmas. When the boy was born, we added a third, Three Kings Day (Dia de los Reyes), in honor of my Jewish husband’s Puerto Rican heritage. Yes, it gets a little confusing. This year, though, Hanukkah is exceptionally early — falling on Thanksgiving, […]

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Tags: at market · fall · holiday · recipes