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At Market: Puffy Sweet Corn Pancake

September 23rd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Fall may be my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I don’t hoard the summer produce just as long as possible. Sweet summer corn in particular, and this year my favorite has been the white corn from Three Way Farm at the Del Ray Farmers Market. Pancakes and kids are pretty much a sure thing, [...]

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One Local Cherry Spare Ribs and Squash

July 6th, 2009 · 4 Comments

We had a July 4th engagement party/barbecue to attend this year {congrats R & A!}, so the menu was out of our hands. The boy and I did make a cherry cobbler to take, though (recipe coming soon). And then we grilled Sunday night instead, a batch of Cheerwine-marinated spare ribs with eggplant and summer [...]

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At Market: Cherries, Tomatoes & Cherry Tomatoes

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

The aforementioned Saturday morning thunderstorms made for a damp morning at the Del Ray Farmers Market, but fair weather shoppers missed out on one of the best weeks of the year — the turning point between spring and summer where the final strawberries cross paths with the first field-ripened tomatoes and even a few small [...]

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At Market: West Virginia Ramp Crepes

April 30th, 2009 · 13 Comments

In typical DC fashion, we jumped from unseasonably cool to 90 degrees this past weekend. Toddler in tow, I made it out to the markets a little earlier this time and successfully obtained my two wishlist items: ramps and asparagus. At the Old Town Alexandria market, the khaki-colored umbrellas of Bigg Riggs farm were a [...]

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