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Thai Curry Shrimp Bowls {Nona Lim Review}

September 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Soccer, ballet, back-to-school nights…. Back-to-school often means back to rushed family dinners on weeknights, but at the same time, it’s even more important to make the effort to connect as a family during this busy season.  Anything that can make meals happen a little more effortlessly is welcome this time of year! Enter these flavorful […]

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Mini Feta Leek Quiche #SundaySupper

April 10th, 2016 · 15 Comments

  Confession time. Have you ever been tempted to “forage” from a restaurant’s herb planters? See, there’s a local salad chain near us that has fresh herbs planted outside. I had been at the grocery earlier in the day and was unimpressed by the state of their oregano. I picked up the better of the […]

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Tags: at market · recipes · SundaySupper

Pate with Degas: Foodie Tots Cook the Arts

December 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Pate with Degas: Foodie Tots Cook the Arts

When she’s not scouting out the city’s best falafel or macarons, the foodie tot is a ballet dancer. She’s been, at her own request, in ballet classes since age two. Her program focuses their learning units around a story time to draw the kids in and keep them engaged. One day, she came out of […]

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Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

March 5th, 2012 · 8 Comments

When she heard I was finally conquering my slow cooker phobia, my friend Jill was quick to share her favorite black bean soup recipe. I made a few substitutions, starting with vegetable broth instead of chicken to make it Meatless Monday-friendly. Instead of the spicy serrano pepper I used a canned chipotle pepper with a […]

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Tags: meatless monday · recipes · slow cooker · soup · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Strawberry Cupcakes (and 5 links for Friday)

May 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I probably don’t have to tell you it’s strawberry season — in fact, we’re getting down to the final weeks here in Virginia, and there were reports of the first cherries of the season at the FreshFarm Penn Quarter market yesterday. We had friends over last weekend and I wanted to make strawberry cupcakes for […]

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Tags: baked goods · baking · cooking with kids · five on friday