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Best Ever Roasted Turnip Thanksgiving Side Dish

November 19th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Well if you’re reading this, my shameless headline ploy must have worked. In a world of Thanksgiving dinner-in-a-cake, deep-fried turkeys and enough stuffing recipes to fill a thousand (free-range, please) turkeys, I was worried the lowly turnip might be overlooked. Truthfully, we’re a little fed up with turnips here at the Foodie Tots house. Victims [...]

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Tags: CSA · at market · mushrooms · recipes · vegetables · winter

Picnic Basket? Check. Mushrooms?

May 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Need some new ideas for your upcoming summer picnics? Check out my Mediterranean Mushroom Salad Croissants over on The Mushroom Channel.

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Tags: foodietots around the web · meatless monday · mushrooms · vegetarian

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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Tags: at market · meatless monday · mushrooms · pasta · recipe · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Meatless Monday ~ Mushroom Polenta

January 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments

We were very disappointed to lose the mushroom vendor from our neighborhood (Del Ray) market this past year, especially as I had made such great progress the prior year in convincing my previously mushroom-adverse husband that they really weren’t so bad. So now to get our local ‘shroom fix I have to head to one [...]

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Tags: at market · meatless monday · mushrooms · recipes

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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Tags: eatLocalDC · farmers market news