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At the H Street NE FreshFarm Market

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

The younger foodie tot and I stopped by the H Street NE FreshFarm Market last weekend to finally scope out one of the few markets on the east side of town. At a new location this season (on 13th at H St., NE) , it’s a great little neighborhood market with some well-known vendors (Atwater’s [...]

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Tags: around DC · at market · spring

Royal Rhubarb Ginger Scones

April 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I confess, I’m excited about the Royal wedding. My great grandmother grew up in England, after all, emigrating to the US as a teenager. (Technically, my grandfather’s family also had British origins, but as they came to America in the 1600s I think that’s stretching things a bit.) So I plan to set the alarm [...]

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Tags: at market · baking · breakfast · recipes

At Market: Chive Blossoms and Spring Greens

May 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

This week’s Market Watch features the hunt for local rhubarb, and read on for a recipe for jazzing up greens to appeal to picky kids (or grown ups). At the Alexandria & District Markets: While strawberries are in abundance at the Del Ray Farmers Market, the first spring peas from Three Way Farm were snatched [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · recipes · vegetables

At Market: Pork Tenderloin with Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce

May 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Alexandria Farmers Market Watch: The weather was gorgeous in Alexandria this weekend, but my farmers market visits were brief due to visiting in-laws and a packed toddler-centric schedule of activities. (Three years in, I’m realizing that Mother’s Day is really not so much about me…)  At the Del Ray Farmers Market, Three Way Farms had [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · proteins · recipes

At Market: Strawberries!

May 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Fresh off a week of rain, the strawberries were shiny, bright and juicy, definitely the star attraction this week at market. In the market bag: 2 qts strawberries, spring onions, cremini mushrooms, Toigo chipotle salsa, tomatoes, English peas, red Russian kale, mozzarella, and green garlic pesto. (I’m envisioning a garlic-tomato-shroom pasta this week.) The spring [...]

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Tags: at market