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Scenes from Mosaic Central Farm Market

May 16th, 2014 · 12 Comments

May, as you locals know, brings opening day to the rest of the DC region’s seasonal farmers markets. Brand new this year is the Mosaic Central Farm Market in Merrifield’s Mosaic District. If you follow us on Instagram (@foodietots), you know the Mosaic District is one of our family’s new favorite hang-outs. From fast, healthy […]

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Tags: around DC · at market

Mood-Changing Meals (Pancakes with Strawberries … for Dinner!)

May 19th, 2010 · 8 Comments

So the boy has developed this charming habit lately of coming to the table when called for dinner, taking a cursory glance at his plate, and then declaring, “I do not like that! I do not even eat that!” Sometimes, this is followed with continued whining and stomping around, other times it’s followed with him […]

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Tags: at market · breakfast · cooking with kids · meatless monday · recipes · vegetarian · weeknight meals

At Market: Squash Blossom Succotash (and get ready for Farmers Market Week!)

July 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments

July at the Markets: Summer harvest is in full stride now at the Alexandria/DC markets, with sweet corn, summer squash, and the first heirloom tomatoes making their debut. Blueberries and raspberries will soon be gone, and early varieties of apples are already turning up. I intended to make Oyamel’s squash blossom soup with my recent […]

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Tags: at market · ingredients · NoVA Locavore · recipes · weeknight meals · whole grains