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The Foodie Tot Bakes Challah {L’shana Tova 5774}

September 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, and this year I had a new helper to make the traditional celebratory round challah. We watched a great video to learn the braiding technique (watch here) and the foodie tot begged to help. It looks like a tangled mess when you finish, but then you flip it [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · holiday · kids cook monday

Local Potluck Tuesday (and Recipes for Peach Season)

July 20th, 2010 · 5 Comments

If you’ve been to a DC-area farmers market lately, I don’t have to tell you peaches are here. After a couple week hiatus, we stopped by the Crystal City Farmers Market last week to stock up on fruit at Kuhn Orchard — but I passed up the peaches and went for apricots, plums, blue and [...]

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Tags: at market · fruit · local potluck tuesday · recipes

Meatless Monday Meal Planning

November 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The nice thing about Meatless Monday falling on a Monday is that it’s good incentive to eat something lighter after the heavy foods typically eaten on a weekend. Particularly a weekend such as ours, with two toddler birthday parties = pizza for lunch and dinner and way too much birthday cake. In the summer I [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · recipes

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

Growing Little Locavores in Chicago

August 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I’m pleased to introduce Melissa Graham, a Chicago mom who launched a family food organization, Purple Asparagus, and authors the brand new blog, Little Locavores. Read on to learn about her work, an upcoming event in Chicago, and some market fresh recipes to enjoy with your kids. “A few weeks ago, I was noodling around [...]

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