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Mostly Not Potato Salad

May 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments

As a long-time fan of Heidi Swanson’s 101 Cookbooks blog, I was eager to get my hands on her newest cookbook, Simply Natural Every Day. This lovely book features the recipes Heidi makes often at home, and they are all straight-forward and approachable. While going through and trying to narrow down the recipes to make [...]

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Tags: at market · meatless monday · recipes · spring · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Eat Your Greens on St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The boy is having a St. Patrick’s Day party at Pre-K today, and of course everyone was asked to bring in something green. We were brainstorming ideas and the first thing that he came up with was peas. I have to say I was more than a little proud that he thought of naturally green [...]

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Tags: cheese · cooking with kids · holiday · recipes

Meatless Monday: Curried Squash Stew

October 5th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Have you heard of Meatless Monday? We don’t eat meat every night. When do eat meat, it’s local, hormone-free, free-range/grassfed, etc. So on the whole I’m not too concerned about the carbon footprint of our protein choices, but I do think it’s important to have a varied, balanced diet and would like to expand my [...]

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Tags: grains · healthy eating · meatless monday · proteins · recipes

Treats: Hanukkah Latkes

January 1st, 2009 · No Comments

On the eight day of Chris[mukkuh] … … a flashback to Hanukkah latkes. Yum!

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Tags: holiday

At Market: Patriotic Potato Salad

July 21st, 2008 · 8 Comments

Despite the intense heat, the Alexandria markets were mobbed this weekend. I’m actually starting to prefer the West End Market over Del Ray, because DR is just too crowded this summer. And West End has more and cheaper fruit and berries. (Blueberries at Del Ray were $3.50/pt, while Papa’s at WE had them for $3/pt, [...]

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Tags: at market · one local summer · recipes · salad