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Love is Pasta. And Cream. And Garlic.

October 19th, 2009 · 5 Comments

So last week was our blogiversary here at Foodie Tots (2 years!), and my husband’s and my anniversary (7 years!) as well. Ironic, since this blog may just lead to the end of my marriage… Okay, I kid, but here’s a true quote from my husband just the other day: “Why do you have to [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · pasta · recipes · vegetarian · weeknight meals

One Local Supper, BLT Fettuccine

June 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We were out of town again over the weekend, so our local foods eating was partly an effort to use up market and CSA produce before we left. This colorful pasta creation used a rainbow of locally-sourced ingredients, starting with a favorite staple at our house, fresh pasta by Nancy of Smith Meadows. Nancy uses [...]

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Tags: CSA · at market · one local summer · pasta · recipes · weeknight meals

The Copper Pot and more at the Oakton Farmers Market

May 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

FoodieTots @ the Farmers Market Week continues with a field trip to the Vienna/Oakton Farmers Market to sample The Copper Pot by Chef Stefano Frigerio. It’s opening week at the Fairfax County Farmers Markets, and perhaps the most publicized new vendor in local market history was the Copper Pot Food Company by Chef Stefano Frigerio. [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · eatLocalDC · farmers market news · pasta

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

March 31st, 2009 · 10 Comments

Between our home-delivered farm-fresh milk and the cheese addiction my toddler shares, we consume a lot of (hormone-free) dairy products in our house. A favorite way to use up the assorted bits and ends of cheeses in our cheese drawer is my baked macaroni and cheese, with roasted red peppers. I don’t believe in hiding [...]

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Tags: dairy · pasta · recipes · sustainable family supper

Hearty Winter Baked Ziti

February 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

That kale we can’t get enough of? I love to make myself a quick lunch of “green eggs and kale” (blanch kale, then poach eggs in the same water = greenish eggs), but am still hunting for a way to convince the husband and toddler of kale’s deliciousness. In the meantime, I add bits and [...]

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Tags: organic · pasta · recipes · sustainable family supper