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Fresh Summer Flavors at Silver Diner

August 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s birthday week at Casa de FoodieTots — mine was Monday, and the boy celebrates his this weekend. I know many of you are already back to school, but we still have two weeks of summer vacation here and are squeezing every last delicious bite out of it. So we thought we’d share a few [...]

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Support Farmer Heinz (and a Sunchoke Soup Recipe)

January 7th, 2011 · 5 Comments

A local Maryland farm, Next Step Produce, recently lost their boiler room in a fire. They lost $1600 worth in seeds in the fire and are unable to heat their greenhouses until the boiler room is rebuilt. Read more about the situation here, or go to FreshFarm Markets’ website to make a contribution to the [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · PSA · at market · local farms · mushrooms · organic · recipes · soup · vegetables · winter

Fresh from the Pumpkin Patch (and Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread)

October 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Fall is my favorite time of year, especially here in Virginia where we are blessed with beautiful weather and picturesque colors this time of year. After growing up in the Pacific Northwest, with those infernal evergreen trees, the brilliant shades of fall leaves here never fail to impress me. And of course it’s not truly [...]

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Tags: baking · breakfast · fresh from the... · recipe · recipes · whole grains

Chesapeake Corn and Peach Crepes

August 4th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Last weekend, the toddler and I wrapped up the Maryland/WaPo Eat Local Challenge week with a tour of the farmstands and markets of the Chesapeake shores. The husband was away for work, so I thought the boy and I would fake a beach trip with day-trips to the Bay. On Friday nights, the town of [...]

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Tags: at market · one local summer · recipes · whole grains