Tag Archives: potluck

Summer Staples

Okay, it’s not quite summer yet — the random 50-degree weather here in New England this week proved that pretty conclusively (insert shaking of fist at the sky).  But be honest with me.  You’re THINKING about summer, right?  The outdoor … 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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Gourds in Odd Places

J. and I only made the switch to organic dairy about six months or so ago.  I know, I know – I want to ask myself what took us so long, too.  But then I remember that we’ve been buffeted … Continue reading

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A We Give Up Kind of Weekend

We had a great weekend.  There was lots planned.  Much family time.  Many outings.  Many things to do and places to go.  Much food that fell into the category of either “once a year indulgence” or “somewhat out of our … Continue reading

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Got a Second? Make Extras

OK, I hate being one of those smarty-pants smug people who has the “simple” solution to holiday stress.  Really, I have no better handle on how to make the holidays run more smoothly than any of the rest of you, … Continue reading

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My Very First Thanksgiving Turkey

I made it with my own two little hands.  It’s in the oven right now, roasting, so I sadly cannot tell you — yet — whether or not it turned out well.  But it’s a Thanksgiving turkey, and it’s in … Continue reading

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Reflections on Food Roots and National School Lunch Week

I haven’t posted in a few days, I know — I sort of “unplugged” over the long weekend to enjoy some wonderful, exhausting, and practically mandatory Fall activities with J. and the boys.  Between picking apples and pumpkins, visiting with … Continue reading

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An Overdeveloped Sense of Kitchen Guilt

I spend a lot of time talking to my sister, D.  I’m sure lots of grown women with sisters are out there going “Yeah, me too, so what?”  But I mean — I spend a LOT of time talking to … Continue reading

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