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All We Can Eat: August 16, 2009 - August 22, 2009

CSA Scout: Sometimes, Less is More

Sometimes everyone needs a break from their CSA. Even the farmer.

By Joe Yonan  |  August 21, 2009; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Lions and Tigers and Beers -- Oh, My!

With big cats nearby, 35 breweries offer samples of IPA, hefeweizen, rye and more.

By The Food Section  |  August 21, 2009; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Greg Kitsock, beer  
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Bumper Crop: Tomatoes

The second in our end-of-summer blog series on ways we like to celebrate the summer's bounty: peaches, tomatoes, corn, berries and basil.

By The Food Section  |  August 21, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Bumper Crop , Recipes  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Bumper Crop, tomatoes  
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A White House Farmers Market?

President Obama says improving access to fresh produce is a key part of reforming health care. He also floated the idea of starting a farmers market just outside the White House.

By Jane Black  |  August 20, 2009; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Jane Black, White House Farmers Market  
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Curing What Ales You: Beer in Casks and Bottles

At two DC Beer Week events, the ales range from hoppy and fruity to positively subtle.

By The Food Section  |  August 20, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Greg Kitsock, beer  
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Here Comes the Judge: You

Advice on holding your own at-home blind tasting of wines.

By The Food Section  |  August 20, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Wine  | Tags: Dave McIntyre  
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Flour Girl: A Softie for Cookies

The challenge: Find a soft lemon sugar cookie, the kind that Grandma used to make.

By Leigh Lambert  |  August 20, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Flour Girl , Recipes  | Tags: Leigh Lambert, cookies, lemon  
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Heirlooms With Taste

A really good hybrid tomato is better than a mediocre heirloom. Is that really so controversial?

By Jane Black  |  August 19, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  To Market, To Market  | Tags: Jane Black, tomatoes  
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Preparing for Wine Judgment Day

How we set up the tasting that tested Virginia wines' prowess.

By The Food Section  |  August 19, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Wine  | Tags: Dave McIntyre, local wine  
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Chat Leftovers: A Bale of Kale

How can you convince the family that kale is worth eating?

By Jane Touzalin  |  August 19, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Tags: Free Range, Jane Touzalin, kale  
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A Delicious Taste of DC Beer Week

A report from Day Two of DC Beer Week: Chimay with pizza, a brew with a kick, and hoppy ice cream.

By The Food Section  |  August 18, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Greg Kitsock, beer  
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Shop for Dinner in Minutes

Shrimp With Gazpacho Vinaigrette has bold flavors and is easy to prepare.

By The Food Section  |  August 18, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Recipes , Shopping  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Dinner in Minutes  
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Say Cheese: From Abruzzo to NYC

Thanks to a restaurateur-turned-importer, some of the fantastic cheeses I tasted in Abruzzo are in fact available at some New York restaurants.

By The Food Section  |  August 18, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Say Cheese , Shopping  | Tags: Domenica Marchetti, Italy  
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Bumper Crop: Peaches

Hard to believe you could ever have too many peaches. But if you do, here's how to use them.

By Jane Black  |  August 17, 2009; 4:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Bumper Crop , Recipes  | Tags: Jane Black, peaches  
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Swirling, Sipping, and Tweeting in Texas

At a Texas conference, a celebration of local wines, and a Twitter tasteoff.

By The Food Section  |  August 17, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Wine  | Tags: Dave McIntyre, local wine  
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Groundwork: Gad Zukes

The acorn squash vines have begun to wander out of their bed and into the paths -- not the best tactic in a public garden.

By Adrian Higgins  |  August 17, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Groundwork , Recipes  | Tags: Adrian Higgins, Groundwork, recipes, zucchini  
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