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Asparagus and Egg Pizzas

May 1st, 2015 · 8 Comments

An updated take on pizza for spring … fresh from the farmers market! My kids, no surprise to anyone who knows my husband and I, are true night owls. The boy has suddenly become a voracious reader, thanks in great part to the Spirit Animal series he devoured over the past couple months. We’d just […]

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Tags: at market · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipe · recipes · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Scenes from Mosaic Central Farm Market

May 16th, 2014 · 12 Comments

May, as you locals know, brings opening day to the rest of the DC region’s seasonal farmers markets. Brand new this year is the Mosaic Central Farm Market in Merrifield’s Mosaic District. If you follow us on Instagram (@foodietots), you know the Mosaic District is one of our family’s new favorite hang-outs. From fast, healthy […]

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Mostly Not Potato Salad

May 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments

As a long-time fan of Heidi Swanson’s 101 Cookbooks blog, I was eager to get my hands on her newest cookbook, Simply Natural Every Day. This lovely book features the recipes Heidi makes often at home, and they are all straight-forward and approachable. While going through and trying to narrow down the recipes to make […]

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At Market: Two Minute Asparagus (and West End Market Opening Day)

May 14th, 2011 · 387 Comments

Yes, I’m still harping on asparagus. For a moment at the market this morning I hesitated, knowing we won’t be in town for the whole week and thinking I might not get to cooking it. And then I caved and bought just one little bunch of perfectly tender little stalks from Black Rock Orchard. What […]

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Tags: at market · preserving · recipes · spring · vegetables

Opening Weekend at DC/VA/MD Farmers Markets

April 29th, 2011 · 26 Comments

I’ve been spoiled to live by year-round markets, but my heart still skips a beat at the first spotting of bright green stalks of asparagus after a long, cold winter. This past weekend I lucked out and found the season’s first Northern Neck strawberries, too — much to the Foodie Tot’s joy. (Yes, he did […]

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Tags: at market · farmers market news