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Middle Eastern Grilled Goat Kabobs

August 1st, 2011 · 8 Comments

{This is, obviously, a not-so-meatless recipe. Check back next week for a fresh and seasonal Meatless Monday recipe.} As a devotee to all-things-dairy, I was excited to spot the “Goaterie” blog party mentioned on Twitter. Of course, there’s more to goat (or from) than cheese, so it seemed time to give the meat a try. [...]

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Tags: at market · events · grassfed · grilled · proteins · recipe

Pear Ricotta Sausage Pizza (and Curious Chef product review)

November 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments

I’ve written a lot about apples this fall, but I’d be remiss not to mention that other star of late autumn fruit stands: the pear. From crisp Asian pears, perfect for salads, to sweet Bartlett pears, poached for dessert, and the boy’s favorite, toddler-hand-sized Seckels, we’d be hard pressed to take sides in a pear-apple [...]

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Tags: at market · cheese · cooking with kids · dairy · foodietots reviews · recipes · weeknight meals

At the Fairfax County Farmers Markets: Ready-to-Eat

August 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

So, I don’t know if you’ve heard me mention it, but last week was National Farmers Market Week. Unfortunately I didn’t top last year’s personal record of five markets during the week; in fact, I only made it to four as our weekend plans were curtailed by a sick child. But, I did take advantage [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · eatLocalDC · restaurants

The Copper Pot and more at the Oakton Farmers Market

May 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

FoodieTots @ the Farmers Market Week continues with a field trip to the Vienna/Oakton Farmers Market to sample The Copper Pot by Chef Stefano Frigerio. It’s opening week at the Fairfax County Farmers Markets, and perhaps the most publicized new vendor in local market history was the Copper Pot Food Company by Chef Stefano Frigerio. [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · eatLocalDC · farmers market news · pasta

Lamb and Leek Stew

April 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Did you know that lamb is one of the healthier red meats? It’s high in B vitamins, zinc and iron and half its fat is unsaturated. Its tenderness also makes it easier for young toddler palates, who tend to be more sensitive to tougher meats. Of course, it is also more expensive, particularly if you’re [...]

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Tags: proteins · recipes