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Entries Tagged as 'squash'

One Local Nacho Night (and CSA Mid-Season Report)

July 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on One Local Nacho Night (and CSA Mid-Season Report)

We’re already more than a third of the way through our CSA season, and we’ve finally left the abundant leafy greens behind and moved on to the baby vegetable phase. Well, there were some full size sweet onions this week, but everything else seemed perfectly sized for the toddler — baby beets, baby yellow squash, […]

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Tags: CSA · one local summer · proteins · recipes · squash · weeknight meals

Cooking Eric Ripert’s Dinner Social

November 17th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Chef Eric Ripert recently launched a “Dinner Social” project on his blog, Avec Eric, to encourage fans to cook with friends and family. You have to love a chef who is willing to share recipes and techniques to encourage you to enjoy their food at home. As the theme for the first challenge was “Market […]

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Tags: at market · foodblogs · recipes · soup · squash

Grilled Butternut Spears

October 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

There’s no reason to pack up the grill just because the calendar says summer is over – fall is a great time to grill, particularly here in DC where summer humidity (and mosquitoes!) drives us indoors too much of the time. Char-marked root vegetables are a fun way to blend summer flavors and seasonal produce. […]

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market-inspired meals: pasta, tomatoes, squash & quince

October 23rd, 2007 · 4 Comments

This week in the market bag: butternut squash, sweet potatoes, pears (Asian, bosc & Bartlett), broccoli, heirloom tomatoes, quince, eggs, sweet potato ravioli, pumpkin butter, mozzarella and seven-cheese macaroni. (That’s right, seven!) We were busy pumpkin picking and farm visiting this weekend, so the prepared pastas came in handy. Saturday supper: sweet potato ravioli with […]

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weeknight meal: squash gratin

October 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I created this recipe earlier this summer with our CSA veggies, but squash and swiss chard are still in season at our local markets. I roasted the veggies the night before to make this quicker to prepare the night of. 2 zucchini 2 yellow squash 1 eggplant several swiss chard stems (optional – I had […]

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Tags: recipes · squash · weeknight meals