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Egg Noodles with Morels

April 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Mushrooms are the perfect centerpiece of Meatless Monday meals — particularly the meaty and flavorful fresh mushrooms now available at local farmers markets. And did you know that mushrooms are the only vegetable that provides Vitamin D? They also contain potassium, antioxidants and even protein. Morels, available locally for a very limited period in the […]

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Opening Day at Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market

April 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments

Spring doesn’t truly arrive until the seasonal farmers markets open, and today the first to open in the DC area was FreshFarm’s Penn Quarter Market. There was a steady stream of people arriving even as the market opened, and the customary eager lines at Quail Creek Breads. Of course, a gorgeous 70+ degree day in […]

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April Showers Bring Spring Market Openings

April 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments

It’s been a rainy spring thus far in the Washington area, and I keep reminding myself that April showers bring May strawberries, June blueberries, and so on. Cherry blossoms have bloomed, and bringing even more reason for cheer, April marks the first re-openings of our area’s seasonal farmers markets. Last week saw the opening of […]

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At Market: VA 5.31 & NY 6.07, morels and goat cheese

June 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I got thrown off my food blogging game by our two-day power outage followed by a weekend trip to NY. But we are back and slowly refilling the fridge, so it’s time to catch up! I wrote previously about our June 1 Del Ray (VA) Farmers Market dinner for Week One of One Local Summer. […]

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