Tag Archives: Farmer’s Markets

Meal Plan for May: No Dairy, No Wheat, All Good

It’s that time again, friends — monthly meal plan time.  I was afraid this month’s plan, since it encompasses a significant portion of our 6-week GF/CF challenge with L., would be ridiculously challenging for me to write.  I actually procrastinated … Continue reading

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Pride and Practicality

I’ve wanted for a long time to share a conversation that I had with my grandmother several months ago, but it never seemed to be quite the right time.  Other posts overtook my good intentions; other topics became “more important.”  … Continue reading

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Salt, or Not Freaking Out.

I’ve needed to take one of those occasional breaks that I think almost every writer really must have in order to stay passionate, or at least productive.  I’d post at least once a day if this blog were the only … Continue reading

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This is Either Really Brave, or Really Stupid

Last night, several blog readers joined me over at the RRG Facebook page for a live chat during the Food Network’s presentation of a new special, “The Big Waste.”  It was, as you’d expect, a show about the appalling amount … Continue reading

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Missing My Market

I could also have titled this post, “Damn, the holidays are expensive…” but I think the problem is deeper than that.  I’m missing my farmer’s market.  I’m missing it for obvious reasons – the camaraderie, the beautiful produce, the experience … Continue reading

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November Meal Plan: 50% Veg

Happy Halloween!  I could get all philosophical about kids and treats tonight…or I could just post some fun Halloween-style recipes…or I could do what I always do on the last night of the month, which is share the new meal plan.  … Continue reading

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Progressive Dinner Party: Get Your Entrees Here!

Note: This post is part of the #FoodDay #DinnerParty event hosted by yours truly, as well as Bettina Siegel of The Lunch Tray, Grace Freedman of EatDinner.org, and Jeanne Fratello of The Jolly Tomato.  To catch up on what this … Continue reading

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The $1 Dinner Experiment

This is it, friends — the night on which I share with you my efforts to make dinner for less than $1 per person.  In other words, dinner — a healthy, unprocessed, filling, hopefully delicious, and generally well-sourced — for … Continue reading

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When (Organic) Living is Easy

I’m freshly back from a wonderful weekend adventure with 5-year-old L., and my mind is churning on — what else? — food politics. My fabulous firstborn and I took his first big train trip to New York City, to visit my … Continue reading

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$3 Dinners and a Good Breakfast Idea

Dinner for $3 a person is much easier, I think, than it seemed like it would be.  I may be resting on my laurels a bit, since we’re not quite done with the 3-for-$3 challenge week, but I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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