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All We Can Eat: May 31, 2009 - June 6, 2009

José's Paella Love: Seventh Time's the Charm?

Washington's own superstar Spanish chef wants a paella pan on every backyard grill.

By The Food Section  |  June 5, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Jose Andres, festivals  
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Planting Seeds for Urban Gardens

Common Good City Farm is offering a weekend course in urban food garden design.

By Jane Black  |  June 5, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food  | Tags: Jane Black, gardening  
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I Spice: Saffron

Monica Bhide explains the "hoopla" about the world's most expensive spice.

By The Food Section  |  June 5, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  I Spice , Recipes  | Tags: Monica Bhide, Najmieh Batmanglij  
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First Call: Top Tomato 2009

Here's a first alert for the Food section's 2009 Top Tomato contest.

By The Food Section  |  June 4, 2009; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Top Tomato 2009  
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Flour Girl: In the Baking Whirled

A lemon loaf mixed in a blender? It's a classic.

By Leigh Lambert  |  June 4, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Flour Girl , Recipes  | Tags: Flour Girl, Leigh Lambert, lemon, recipes  
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CSA Scout: This Farm Delivers

I come home to a half-bushel of bounty from a farm that delivers.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 3, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  CSA Scout  | Tags: CSA, Joe Yonan  
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Tales of the Testers: I'm a Sardinista, Too

Fresh sardines are hard to come by, easy to clean, and smell up the kitchen.

By The Food Section  |  June 3, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Tales of the Testers  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, seafood  
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Show Your (Cheap) Tools Some Love

We chose five cheap tools from an avalanche of suggestions. Now it's your turn.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 2, 2009; 9:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Shopping  | Tags: Joe Yonan, gadgets  
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Zeke's Coffee, by the Bag or Cup

Pitango Gelato also makes a mean cappuccino.

By Jane Black  |  June 2, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Shopping  | Tags: Jane Black, coffee, gelato  
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A Tweet, Then a Recipe, Then a Party

Twitter helps connect me to a great party-pleasing recipe for Asian tacos.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 2, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Recipes  | Tags: Joe Yonan, Twitter, tacos  
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CSA Scout: The Last-Chance Grilled Chicken

One CSA subscriber's early experience shows an admirable willingness to be flexible -- and to do what it takes to stay on top of the bounty.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 2, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  CSA Scout  | Tags: CSA, Joe Yonan  
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To Market, to Market: Olney and Garrett Park

It's good to visit farmers markets beyond your neighborhood every now and then.

By The Food Section  |  June 1, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  To Market, To Market  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, farmers markets  
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The Sunny Side of Sharecropping

A new blog follows the exploits of two "urban sharecroppers," gardening on someone else's land.

By Jane Black  |  June 1, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Sustainable Food  | Tags: Jane Black, Web sites, gardening  
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Groundwork: Lettuce Rejoice

The Blackhawk variety looks fabulous, but you pay a price for that ornament.

By Adrian Higgins  |  June 1, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Groundwork , Recipes  | Tags: Adrian Higgins, Green Spring Gardens  
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