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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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One Local Cherry Spare Ribs and Squash

July 6th, 2009 · 4 Comments

We had a July 4th engagement party/barbecue to attend this year {congrats R & A!}, so the menu was out of our hands. The boy and I did make a cherry cobbler to take, though (recipe coming soon). And then we grilled Sunday night instead, a batch of Cheerwine-marinated spare ribs with eggplant and summer [...]

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One Local Buffalo Steak and Garlic Scapes

June 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments

This past week we got our first garlic scapes in our CSA bag. Garlic scapes are the curly bright green shoots of a young garlic plant, not to be confused with the “green garlic” stalks that soon follow. Last summer at a New York farmers market, I watched a farmer practically plead with a skeptical [...]

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Tags: CSA · NoVA Locavore · grilled · one local summer · recipes

Beer Can Chicken + Sweet Potatoes

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

This is a favorite fall meal, when we’re in the mood for roast chicken but it’s still nice enough outside to grill. The only problem is that we rarely have cans of beer in the house, but I improvised by pouring beer into an empty coke can instead. The beer steams the chicken from within [...]

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Grilled Butternut Spears

October 2nd, 2008 · 2 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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