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The DC Scoop Returns Sunday

July 19th, 2013 · No Comments

The DC Scoop, an annual taste-off of some of the District’s best* frozen treats, returns to Union Market this Sunday, July 21. Taking place from 1:00 to 4:00pm, participants will taste and vote on ice cream, gelato and other treats from over a dozen local purveyors. Three well-loved children’s performers will keep the kids entertained, [...]

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{Savoring September} Nectarine Gelato

September 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

I wasn’t kidding about squeezing every last bit of summer out of the month. Today may be the first day of fall, but don’t pack up the ice cream maker just yet. It’s supposed to reach 90 degrees in DC again today, and you can still find sweet white nectarines at the farmers market. So [...]

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Happy 4th of July!

July 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Celebrating with all-natural, fresh from the farmers market Rocket Pops! (cherry, yogurt, blueberry)

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Real Milk as a Luxury Food? (and Homemade Butterscotch Pudding)

April 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Jane Black is the first byline I look for when reading the Washington Post weekly food section, and one of my favorite food writers anywhere. So I was excited to see her write up some fantastic local dairies this week. I was a little disturbed, though, to see some references on Twitter to her article [...]

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Tags: dessert · drinks · grassfed · local farms · recipes

Hamantaschen with Jam

March 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments

As I mentioned Friday, I planned to make Jewish cookies known as hamantaschen over the weekend. Hamantaschen are triangle-shaped cookies traditionally filled with thick poppyseed or prune spread, or other fruit preserves. They are traditionally made during Purim — a Jewish holiday festival similar to Mardi Gras — but can be found year-round in Jewish [...]

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Tags: baking · cooking with kids · holiday