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July at FRESHFARM Crystal City #MarketVine

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

July is the month for cherries and berries at DC farmers markets — what have you been baking with these beauties? FreshFarm Crystal City — July from Colleen | GlassBottle on Vimeo. This week’s #MarketVine is from FRESHFARM Crystal City, with one of our favorite vendors: Kuhn Orchards of Adams County, Pennsylvania. The fourth generation [...]

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It’s Pie o’Clock! Cherries Going Fast

June 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

It may sound strange, but the mild winter we had actually was not a good thing for our region’s fruit farmers. Cherries in particular have had a hard time, between blossoming too early and heavy rains during harvest. From Kuhn Orchards: Mother Nature was not kind this year, but we made the most of it. [...]

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Local Potluck Tuesday (and Fried Baby Artichokes)

July 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I learned to love artichokes during college in California, where a big, steamed choke and bowl of melted butter with wine (for dipping) was one of my favorite meals. The array of drop dead gorgeous artichokes at the Portland Farmers Market two summers ago was one of the things that had me nearly begging my [...]

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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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