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At Market: Broccoli!

November 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Allow me to gloat briefly: my son’s favorite vegetable is broccoli. When I serve broccoli, he asks for seconds. When I told him the broccoli in our garden needed to grow a little bigger, he said, “But I really wanted to eat it tonight,” in such a sad voice that I snipped it and steamed [...]

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Tags: at market · foodietots kitchen garden · vegetables

Moroccan Lamb Stew {and Del Ray & Dupont Winter Markets}

January 21st, 2010 · 5 Comments

After an extended holiday absence, we finally made it back to the Del Ray Farmers Market this past weekend. The winter market is small, with ringleaders Tom the Cheese Guy and Smith Meadows meats holding down the fort. There’s a new vendor this year, The Dressed Up Nut, selling sweet spiced nuts and gluten-free biscotti. [...]

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At Market: Puffy Sweet Corn Pancake

September 23rd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Fall may be my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I don’t hoard the summer produce just as long as possible. Sweet summer corn in particular, and this year my favorite has been the white corn from Three Way Farm at the Del Ray Farmers Market. Pancakes and kids are pretty much a sure thing, [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · cooking with kids · one local harvest · recipes · vegetables · weeknight meals

One Local Summer, A Family Affair

August 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This past week we’ve enjoyed a visit from family — my two siblings, sister-in-law, niece, father and father-in-law, a family reunion with five of my dad’s six siblings to celebrate my uncle’s retirement from the Navy, and my son’s third birthday party. Of course, food is always the focal point of our (semi-)Italian family’s gatherings, [...]

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At Market: Cherries, Charcuterie & Canteloupe (and a Honey Bee love note)

July 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Updates on the early July finds at our local farmers markets, and scroll down to learn why you should satisfy your sweet tooth with something honey-sweetened today! At the Del Ray Farmers Market: Last week we returned to the Crystal City Farmers Market to check out its newest additions, and returned to the Del Ray [...]

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