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All We Can Eat: June 21, 2009 - June 27, 2009

CSA Scout: Shoots, Roots and Leaves

This week's CSA subscribers are starting to see more than lettuces.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 26, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  CSA Scout  | Tags: CSA, Joe Yonan  
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Virtual Coupons That Make the Cut

No more fumbling for that coupon at the checkout register. It got there before you did.

By Jane Touzalin  |  June 26, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Shopping  | Tags: Jane Touzalin, budget, shopping  
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The End of Rubber Chicken?

Centerplate brings one of the world's 50 master chefs to upgrade the kitchen at the Washington Convention Center.

By The Food Section  |  June 26, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Tags: Bonnie Benwick, conventions  
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I Spice: Parsley

The underdog herb gets some love.

By The Food Section  |  June 26, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  I Spice , Recipes  | Tags: Mark Bittman, Monica Bhide, parsley  
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Food Deserts vs. Swamps: The USDA Weighs In

A new USDA report suggests better access to healthful food will not necessarily make Americans eat better.

By Jane Black  |  June 25, 2009; 3:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Jane Black, USDA, food policy, nutrition  
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Food Find: Ruth's Fine Almond Toffee

Ruth Phippeny makes really good candy, and she can send it your way.

By The Food Section  |  June 25, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Shopping  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, candy  
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Tales of the Testers: Rolling in Dough

Learn to make great bread, and maybe you'll some French toast out of it, too.

By The Food Section  |  June 25, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tales of the Testers  | Tags: Melissa McCart, bread  
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Flour Girl: When Basil Met Lemon

A subtle partnership of herb and fruit go into a glaze for calorie-reduced cake.

By Leigh Lambert  |  June 25, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Flour Girl , Recipes  | Tags: Flour Girl, Leigh Lambert, basil, cake, lemon  
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Welsh Rare Bits at the Folklife Festival

Some of Wales's best ambassadors are demonstrating cookery during this year's folklife festival.

By The Food Section  |  June 24, 2009; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Tags: Bonnie Benwick  
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Ready, Set, Name That Column

Ezra Klein's new column in the Food section needs a name.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 24, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (90)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Ezra Klein, Joe Yonan  
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Spirits: See What Spuds Can Do

With vodka made from potatoes, terroir is not an outlandish concept to grasp.

By The Food Section  |  June 24, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Spirits  | Tags: Jason Wilson, vodka  
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Slow Food Launches School Lunch Campaign

Slow Food launches a national advocacy campaign to bring "real food" into the national school lunch program.

By Jane Black  |  June 23, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Jane Black, Slow Food, nutrition, school lunch  
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Cherry Parade Rained Out

It should be high season for cherries, but for some farmers it's been a washout. (Mark Gail -- The Washington Post) The sun finally came out. But not in time for most of the berries. Strawberries? They basically drowned....

By Jane Black  |  June 23, 2009; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  To Market, To Market  | Tags: Jane Black, cherries  
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Outstanding in Either Field

Guests sit down to the Solstice Dinner at Mount Vernon Farm. (Jane Black -- The Washington Post) Two Washington chefs officially welcomed summer this past weekend with dueling solstice dinners on Virginia farms. Restaurant Eve's Cathal Armstrong cooked for...

By Jane Black  |  June 23, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Sustainable Food  | Tags: Jane Black  
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Say Cheese, With Good Strings Attached

Real string cheese is like saltier, drier mozzarella.

By The Food Section  |  June 23, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Recipes , Say Cheese  | Tags: Domenica Marchetti, cheese  
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Whiffing in D.C., Whaffing in Paris

An experiment in "inhalable chocolate" piques our curiosity for the project behind Le Whif.

By Joe Yonan  |  June 22, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Joe Yonan, Paris, chocolate, molecular gastronomy  
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Groundwork: The Case for Kohlrabi

Tip to new gardeners: Take full credit for the successes and blame the failures on the weather.

By Adrian Higgins  |  June 22, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Groundwork  | Tags: Adrian Higgins, Groundwork  
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