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At Market: Apple Fennel Salad

September 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment

These early days of September are full of mixed messages at the farmers market. Summer peaches can still be found, but are quickly edged out by the teeming bins of apples. Cherry tomatoes and okra share table space with the first acorn and butternut squash. Rosh Hashanah is quickly approaching (September 16) — the Jewish [...]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · recipe · salad · summer · weeknight meals

Lemon-Mint Crusted Leg of Lamb with Spiced Fig Stuffing {DC Lamb Pro-Am}

February 10th, 2012 · 5 Comments

While lamb stew is a Foodie Tots favorite during the cold winter months, roast lamb is one of my favorite celebrations of spring. In my inter-faith household, lamb is one of the rare shared culinary traditions and is frequently served for our Easter supper. Easter has a tendency to fall during Passover, which can pose [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · events · proteins · recipe · recipes

Egg Drop Soup (Happy Chinese New Year)

January 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

My son has been obsessed lately with preparations for the Chinese (Lunar) New Year. They’ve learned songs and made decorations at school and will be having a family potluck next week. To kick things off at home, we made paper lanterns and egg drop soup yesterday. He’s also asked for “uncut noodles” (symbolizing longevity) and [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · global flavors · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipe · soup

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

January 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I once had the fortune to ride out a Florida hurricane at my great aunt’s house. How was this fortuitous, you may ask. Well for starters, I was with my uncle and aunt. Like any good son of an Italian mother, my uncle cooked up a storm as long as the power held out — [...]

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Tags: fruit · healthy eating · recipe · salad

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies {Kids Cook Monday}

November 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I know, here we are on the cusp of holiday baking season — the arrival of Gourmet’s annual cookie issue was better than Christmas to many a food blogger — and here I am with plain old chocolate chip cookies. But before the hustle and bustle of the holidays, why not enjoy a simple pleasure. [...]

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Tags: baking · cooking with kids · dessert · kids cook monday · recipe