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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

Slow Cooker Carnitas {#Crocktoberfest2013}

October 16th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Now that we’re back into the thick of school and after-school activities, I find myself falling even more in love with my slow cooker. Frankly, I’m a little embarrassed it took me so long to get on the bandwagon. But now that I’m here, I’m always looking for more ideas and recipes that make use [...]

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Tags: recipes · slow cooker · weeknight meals

Shrimp with Corn and Tomato Garlic Sauce {#6SecondRecipe}

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments

There’s a shrimp dish at our favorite tapas restaurant that is pretty simple — shrimp in a garlic and chili infused olive oil. I used some of our last-of-the-season corn and tomatoes from our CSA to build on that garlic-and-shrimp combo for a really fast, fresh and flavorful weeknight family dinner. Shrimp is one of [...]

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Tags: global flavors · proteins · recipes · weeknight meals

Sweet Corn Chowder with Shrimp

September 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

With fall on the way, I had the idea of a fresh corn chowder teeming with local sweet corn before it disappears from the markets. I kept it as simple as possible to really let the corn shine. To make a meal out of it, I sauteed some wild Key West shrimp in garlic, finished [...]

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Tags: at market · recipes · soup · summer · weeknight meals

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