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Favorite Things: Frozen Treats from the Streets of DC

August 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

Our favorite things week moves right along with 3 of our favorite locally-made frozen treats of summer. Our love of dairy extends beyond cheese every once in a while, and we spend a fair bit of our summers searching out the best and brightest ice creams and other frozen goodies. Like these… 1. Roasted Strawberry [...]

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Tags: around DC · foodietot faves

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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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · salad

Around Town: Arlington County Fair

August 9th, 2013 · No Comments

Did you know Arlington County, Virginia, has an annual county fair? Now, there are no working farms in the county, so you may be wondering what exactly an urban fair looks like. If you’ve ever lived in a rural area or visited an agricultural state’s fair …. this isn’t like that. It’s really more of [...]

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July at FRESHFARM Crystal City #MarketVine

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

July is the month for cherries and berries at DC farmers markets — what have you been baking with these beauties? FreshFarm Crystal City — July from Colleen | GlassBottle on Vimeo. This week’s #MarketVine is from FRESHFARM Crystal City, with one of our favorite vendors: Kuhn Orchards of Adams County, Pennsylvania. The fourth generation [...]

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Kids Cook: Strawberry Radish Salsa {and Delaplane Strawberry Festival}

May 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We took advantage of the unusually mild weather this past holiday weekend to finally check out the Delaplane Strawberry Festival in Virginia’s Fauquier County. The annual event is packed with old-fashioned family fun, from the cupcake walk and face painting to tug-of-war, potato sack races, hay rides and pony rides. There were food vendors and [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · healthy eating · kids cook monday · recipes