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Dr. Praeger’s Little Bites for Foodie Tots

September 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This post is sponsored by Dr. Praeger’s. There’s been a lot of hand-wringing in the press over a recent study that called the family meal stressful and unattainable. I’ll spare you my complete rant on the matter, but suffice to say that even yours truly takes short cuts when needed to get a healthy meal […]

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Sweet Corn Chowder with Shrimp

September 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

With fall on the way, I had the idea of a fresh corn chowder teeming with local sweet corn before it disappears from the markets. I kept it as simple as possible to really let the corn shine. To make a meal out of it, I sauteed some wild Key West shrimp in garlic, finished […]

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Kids Cook: Baked Snapper in Parchment

May 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

We had a fabulously delicious weekend, including our Food Revolution picnic at the Washington Monument — before participating in Yoga on the Mall. Taking full advantage of the gorgeous weather, we had another picnic with friends on Sunday, for which I made my favorite summer salad — my asparagus version of Heidi Swanson’s “Mostly Not […]

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Corn and Feta Quiche

April 16th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Welcome spring! Everything seems to be blooming early this year, with the first strawberries arriving at the markets in DC already. The kids and I have only just planted our garden, but it feels like corn season is already just around the corner. It *is* egg season, though — did you know that chickens raised […]

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Tags: at market · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipes · vegetarian · weeknight meals

A Lighter Shade of Green for St. Patrick’s Day {Leprechaun Smoothies}

March 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I’m not sure when St. Patrick’s Day became a national holiday nearly on par with Christmas. I know it can be a slow slog through the months of school between winter and spring breaks, but we still have a few stray pieces of Valentine’s candy around and now we’re in full-fledged leprechaun territory. And for […]

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