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{Meatless Monday} Spaghetti Caprese

August 16th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Eating meatless seems simpler in the summer, when steamy hot August days often leave me in the mood for little more than a salad for supper. The traditional caprese salad, comprised of tomatoes, basil and mozzarella, is perfectly sufficient for dinner along with a few slices of a nice, crusty baguette. I was in the [...]

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Tags: at market · dairy · meatless monday · pasta · recipes · weeknight meals

Egg Noodles with Morels

April 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Mushrooms are the perfect centerpiece of Meatless Monday meals — particularly the meaty and flavorful fresh mushrooms now available at local farmers markets. And did you know that mushrooms are the only vegetable that provides Vitamin D? They also contain potassium, antioxidants and even protein. Morels, available locally for a very limited period in the [...]

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Tags: at market · meatless monday · mushrooms · pasta · recipe · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Love is Pasta. And Cream. And Garlic.

October 19th, 2009 · 5 Comments

So last week was our blogiversary here at Foodie Tots (2 years!), and my husband’s and my anniversary (7 years!) as well. Ironic, since this blog may just lead to the end of my marriage… Okay, I kid, but here’s a true quote from my husband just the other day: “Why do you have to [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · pasta · recipes · vegetarian · weeknight meals

One Local Supper, BLT Fettuccine

June 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We were out of town again over the weekend, so our local foods eating was partly an effort to use up market and CSA produce before we left. This colorful pasta creation used a rainbow of locally-sourced ingredients, starting with a favorite staple at our house, fresh pasta by Nancy of Smith Meadows. Nancy uses [...]

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Tags: CSA · at market · one local summer · pasta · recipes · weeknight meals

The Copper Pot and more at the Oakton Farmers Market

May 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

FoodieTots @ the Farmers Market Week continues with a field trip to the Vienna/Oakton Farmers Market to sample The Copper Pot by Chef Stefano Frigerio. It’s opening week at the Fairfax County Farmers Markets, and perhaps the most publicized new vendor in local market history was the Copper Pot Food Company by Chef Stefano Frigerio. [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · eatLocalDC · farmers market news · pasta