Tag Archives: Farmer’s Markets

Guest Post: Three Canning Recipes From My Sister, D.

Ed. Note: Lately, as I’ve been doing my own series on how to preserve summer produce, I’ve received a lot of questions about canning.  I’m not a canning expert and have never tried my hand at it, but my sister, … Continue reading

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Preservation: Part Three

TOMATOES. Let’s be honest, kids.  We’re all just in this summer produce thing for the tomatoes, right? There’s an unmistakable difference between ANY fresh, in-season produce, and its evil doppelganger, the out-of-season grocery-store version.   However, I know I can’t be … Continue reading

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Preservation: Part Two

In my first post about preserving summer produce, I mentioned veggie anxiety — that pervasive fear we all seem to suffer from, to one degree or another, when we start to feel as if there’s no possible way to take … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Last Plan of Summer: August Meal Plan

Forgive me…that old art song, “The Last Rose of Summer,” is drifting through my head.  I’m taking a minute to get the meal plan posted for you all, and in that minute I’m breathing, and that makes me realize that … Continue reading

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Preservation: The Beginning

The other day, I got a slightly anxious message from my best friend, C.: “You need to call me because I am DROWNING IN PRODUCE.” A phone call later, I was able to easily diagnose C.’s problem.  She’s suffering from … Continue reading

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Bacon Brings Out the Naughty in Me

It’s not often you’ll see me talking about a specific product on this blog.  After all, when you’re trying to eat pretty cleanly and in a way that’s accessible to everyone, you’re basically going to end up being more lured … Continue reading

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It’s a Miracle! Whip, That Is…

I’m going to say this really fast, and then we can all forget I said it, okay? Ireallylovemymom’spotatosaladanddeviledeggsandtheyaremadewithMiracleWhip. I can’t help it.  I positively HATE mayonnaise, and I’m really no bigger fan of Miracle Whip than I am of mayo … Continue reading

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Meal Plan for July: More Fish and Random Simplicity

I constructed this meal plan while on the 5-hour flight to Iceland; I had assumed it would take me a little while, but in fact, it pulled itself together in a flash.  My friend B.W. was peeking over my shoulder … Continue reading

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June Meal Plan: When the Cat’s Away…

The cat, I suppose, is me. J. and I are TAKING A VACATION.  I’ll pause sufficiently for the collective gasp.  This will be the first actual, bona fide, grown-ups-going-somewhere-awesome-for-a-period-of-time-just-for-the-hell-of-it vacation that we have taken since our honeymoon.  We have neither … Continue reading

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Real Food Dinner: Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

Welcome to Rhode Island, where the RRG family is serving up the second course of our Food Revolution Day Progressive Dinner!  I hope you’re not too stuffed after Billy’s delicious date appetizer to enjoy a little soup. I wish I … Continue reading

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