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One Local Summer Tomato Peach Panzanella

August 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

By this point of the summer, meals at the Foodie Tot house tend to become simple variations of mixed grill or summer salads. To say I am obsessed with the pairing of summer tomatoes and peaches would be an understatement. This Italian bread salad, incorporating the two plus sweet corn, is the perfect showcase for [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · one local summer · recipes · salad

One Local CSA Summer (and a Buffalo Sausage and Kale Frittata)

June 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The first week of the One Local Summer challenge coincided with our first CSA (community supported agriculture) delivery of the season, from Virginia’s Potomac Vegetable Farms. Our farm is “ecoganic” — meaning they follow organic practices but are not certified — and has one of the few remaining farms in Fairfax County just west of [...]

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Tags: CSA · at market · one local summer · proteins · recipes · weeknight meals

Opening Day at Upper King Street Market, Alexandria

June 4th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The fourth Alexandria, Va., farmers market – and only mid-week option – opened for the season this week. The Upper King Street Fresh Farmers Market is held on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 pm, located just across from the King Street Metro station (blue/yellow lines) in a little park. If you’re coming from the Metro, [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · farmers market news · recipes