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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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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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Going Veggie

Lately, I feel like RRG has gotten a little heavy on the rants…a little light on the recipes.  This is not a problem for me, a human being born with too many words to speak or write in a lifetime, … Continue reading

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So They Don’t Love Borscht

So…it’s official.  My kids love Chicken Kiev, and they’re not quite so warm and fuzzy about borscht. It’s Backyardigans Week here in the RRG house — the week when I promised L. I’d make only dinners revolving around foods that … Continue reading

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May Meal Plan: Thanks, Backyardigans!

L. has recently begun asking — no, begging — me to make borscht.  No kidding.  His favorite television show, since as long as I can remember, has been “The Backyardigans;” for those unfamiliar with it, it’s actually a pretty watchable … Continue reading

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Easiest. Dinners. Ever.

Every once in a while, I manage — in all the meal planning I do — to either completely mess myself up for the week, or make my life ridiculously easy.  There are weeks when it just seems as though … Continue reading

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Green Food

Green Food.  It’s a term that can strike terror into the hearts of parents everywhere; a color which, when on the plates of small children, appears to inspire loathing like no other color in the rainbow.  Green food doesn’t tend … Continue reading

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Behind the Proverbial Eight Ball Already???

Yikes.  Mondays. OK, more accurately: Yikes, today, which happens to be a Monday, and which fully lived up to the harried and vaguely menacing reputation of all Mondays.  Not in every way; it was actually a fine, if unremarkable, day … Continue reading

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Food Revolution Friday: The Indispensible Family Dinner Primer

This week on RRG has been all about the family dinner — its rewards, its challenges, and how I strategize to be able to pull off a homecooked meal every night of the week without going insane.  I feel like … Continue reading

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Who Put What in the What Now?

My sister, D., and I have a long-standing joke between us, knocked off from both “The Simpsons” and popular culture at large; whenever something happens in life that baffles us completely, we tend to say “Who put who in the … Continue reading

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