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CSA Sign Up Season is Here

February 12th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Regardless of whether you believe the groundhog’s prediction of an early spring, your local farmers are gearing up for spring plantings. And you can help by signing up for a farm share, or “CSA.” (CSA = community supported agriculture.) If you’ve incorporated a weekly (or more) farmers market trip into your routine, joining a CSA [...]

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Tags: CSA · NoVA Locavore · eatLocalDC · fresh from the...

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

In the Bag: Baked Ratatouille

September 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve shared what we’ve been getting in our CSA bag, from Potomac Vegetable Farms. Of course tomatoes were the star over the past month or so, along with lots of beans, onions and garlic. Oddly, we went for three weeks without a zucchini, only to get two small ones last [...]

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Tags: CSA · at market · meatless monday · one local summer · recipe · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Spitting Encouraged

September 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments

When was the last time your kids participated in a spitting contest? No, not spitting at each other — spitting watermelon seeds? One summer when I was growing up, our local library’s summer reading contest culminated in a summer festival. I remember the highlight was, not the free books we’d earned, but facing off against [...]

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Local Potluck Tuesday July 6 (and Garlic Scape Chimichurri)

July 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments

As we prepared to welcome baby #2, this holiday weekend was an exercise in clearing out our CSA produce from the fridge. We grilled flank steak one evening, and I had chimichurri on the mind but was missing jalapeno peppers. (Chimichurri is a South American pesto-style green sauce, typically made with parsley and peppers. We [...]

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Tags: CSA · grilled · local potluck tuesday