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Fennel Slaw {#PicnicGame}

June 18th, 2014 · 15 Comments

With an unusual stretch of pleasant weekends here in DC, we’ve been getting really good use out of our picnic blanket. (Even laying it out to watch the USA match on the big screen at Mosaic District Monday night — so fun!) Today we are celebrating International Picnic Day by bringing you a basket packed […]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · kids cook monday · recipes

Squash Farro Salad {#MeatlessMonday}

November 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Have you been to the farmers market lately? So many colors and varieties of winter squash are on display at ours right now. When I came home with the Kabocha squash I used for tacos a few weeks ago, the boy was disappointed it was not an acorn squash. So we’ve been getting acorn squash […]

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Tags: at market · meatless monday · recipes · vegetables · vegetarian · weeknight meals · whole grains

Favorite Things: No-Cook Summer Suppers

August 21st, 2013 · 2 Comments

Our favorite things week continues with a non-recipe — because I don’t spend much time developing new recipes here at the close of summer. Pretty much everything found at the market or in our CSA bag can be served fresh or quickly grilled with a little cheese and few slices of bread. Why make things […]

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Grapefruit Avocado Salad

January 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I once had the fortune to ride out a Florida hurricane at my great aunt’s house. How was this fortuitous, you may ask. Well for starters, I was with my uncle and aunt. Like any good son of an Italian mother, my uncle cooked up a storm as long as the power held out — […]

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At Market: 4 Ingredient Kale Salad

December 2nd, 2011 · 6 Comments

Hopefully by now you’ve consumed the last of your Thanksgiving leftovers, and perhaps you’ve already plunged head first into holiday baking. Me, I need a little time to detox, especially as I’m still coming off the dairy binge that was my November visit to Wisconsin. And there’s no better way to cleanse your diet than […]

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Tags: at market · greens · healthy eating · recipes · vegetables · winter