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Sour Cherries and the Trouble with Pies

July 5th, 2011 · 34 Comments

What is it about baking a pie that strikes fear into the heart of even accomplished home cooks and, ahem, food bloggers alike? A flaky pie crust is a lovely showcase for summer’s ripest berries and fruit, but it’s that pesky crust that seems to spoil the best pie-making intentions. I’m guilty myself of scrapping [...]

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Tags: at market · baked goods · baking · cooking with kids · dessert · summer

Kids Cook Book Soup: Apples!

October 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I hope you haven’t had your fill of apple recipes just yet, because we have several more to share for the very first round-up of Kids Cook Book Soup. Thanks to all for sharing your apple inspiration, and please read to the end for the November theme announcement! With no further ado… From Jen at [...]

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Tags: apples · cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · events · kids cook book soup · recipes

At the Fairfax County Farmers Markets: Ready-to-Eat

August 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

So, I don’t know if you’ve heard me mention it, but last week was National Farmers Market Week. Unfortunately I didn’t top last year’s personal record of five markets during the week; in fact, I only made it to four as our weekend plans were curtailed by a sick child. But, I did take advantage [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · eatLocalDC · restaurants

One Local Dog and Slaw

July 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Maybe it’s a subconscious recognition that it’s baseball season, or just appreciation for something that requires no preparation before tossing on the grill, but we’ve had hot dogs and cole slaw not once but twice this past week. The first was MeatCrafter’s Capital Half Smokes, from the Crystal Farms market, and a plain green slaw [...]

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Tags: at market · one local summer

Rustic Pumpkin Pie

November 11th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Somehow I missed reading about the pie challenge at The Kitchn until about 9pm tonight. I’d been planning to roast my beautiful Cushaw pumpkin tonight, so why not throw together a pie? After a mad rush to roast, bake and blog by the stroke of midnight, I completed my entry form at 11:59pm on the [...]

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Tags: dessert · one local summer · recipes