Tag Archives: locavore

Catching up

Where to start when one has been away for multiple days? Recovery After nine very blah days, I returned to [almost] full health in time to teach CyclingSavvy the first weekend in October.  For better or worse (perhaps better because … Continue reading

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Friday free-for-all

All things go in cycles — for quite awhile there, my writing was very food-centric, almost to the exclusion of anything else.  My concerted effort to post more on the bicycling-side of things perhaps worked too well, as my food-related … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Eating local in late winter

‘Tis the season for the annual, “What does a locavore eat in the winter?” post.  Quite a long list of things, actually. We have our root cellared veggies: squash, sweet potatoes, and potatoes.  Then we have our canned tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Market morning

I just returned from a lovely visit to the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market — the first of the season.  Their new eight o’clock opening time made it easy to beat the heat. I don’t like the heat even in the … Continue reading

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Eating through last year’s crops

Spring has sprung, and while we’re already enjoying freshly harvested produce, we’re still eating through the tail end of our 2011 harvest. We finished the last of the onions at the end of March.  We dug the onions at the … Continue reading

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Garden to table

Although it’s a rather frequent occurrence around our table, I love it when I sit down to dinner and realize that a majority of the food came from our garden. In the kitchen, we transform plants . . . . … Continue reading

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Cancan can!

The fruits (and vegetables) of last year’s gardening and canning labors: From left to right on each shelf, starting with top shelf: Green beans, catsup Relish, pear preserves, more green beans Tomatoes w/fennel, onion, and garlic, straight up tomatoes Pickled … Continue reading

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