Tag Archives: veggies

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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Houseguests

You know what’s great?  Having wonderful houseguests. You know what stinks?  Having wonderful houseguests leave. We recently had the pleasure of opening our guest room (read: totally unswanky ½ of a finished attic, in which we plunked two beds) to … 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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Forgotten Foods

Sometimes making lots of different recipes all the time has its drawbacks.  For one thing, when my kids were super-little (not that 3 and 5 are ripe old ages, but you get my meaning), my mother remarked once or twice … Continue reading

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Fridge to Fork: Spanish-esque Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Note: This is installment #4 in the “Fridge to Fork” series.  Here are installments #1, #2, and #3 for those who may want to read a matched set.  Since at the moment, we’re fully entrenched in a gluten and casein … 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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Unstealthy Vegetables

There’s been much discussion/debate/right-fighting among parents, for many years now, about the idea of “sneaking” or “hiding” vegetables and fruits in children’s meals to get them to eat well.  It seems to me, just on the surface, that there are … Continue reading

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From the Market, 7/9/11

Farmer’s Market Haul, July 9 This is Saturday’s Farmer’s Market Haul. One of the best feelings in the world has got to be hearing a little voice insist, “I go to the Farmer’s Market, too, Mom!”  P. was more than … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Love the Season

Beet and Corn Panzanella Know what that is? It’s a beet panzanella.  And it’s now officially one of my new favorite reasons to love summertime. A while back, some friends on Facebook (where else?) were talking about recipes, and somebody … Continue reading

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Why I Love Summer

Farmer’s Market Haul from Saturday Morning… 1/2 lb salad mix 2 bunches red beets 1 lb spinach Papaya squash 2 pints strawberries (not pictured) 12 tomatoes 5 honey sticks (not pictured) 1 bunch radishes 1 packet seeds for Provider Bush … Continue reading

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