Food: Transforming America’s Table 1950-2000

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  As you visit the exhibit showcasing our food culture over the last five decades, it’s most interesting to …
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A Sustainable, Open-Minded, Spirited and Delicious 2013!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook To get balance for the new year I paid a visit to Dr. Daohe Fang (rhymes with ong), acupuncturist, who was …
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It’s the Beginning of a New World-Thank you, Mayans!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Some believed the world would end Friday -- on 12/21/12 -- which is when an important phase on the ancient …
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Hobnobbing with our Local Sustainable Farmers

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook I was asked by my co-author, Michael Heller, to prepare a recipe I had created in our cookbook for the …
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New Ways for a Stressless Thanksgiving

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Who couldn't use a few new ideas to make this often frenzied holiday a bit more relaxed...a lot more …
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More Starters for the Day-Come & Taste!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook What do I mean by, "Come & Taste?" I will be cooking away this Saturday at NOON in Severna Park Homestead …
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Fall Farm Adventures in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Our mountains, predominantly the Blue Ridge, beckon this time of year with glorious sunshine, harvested …
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Artisan Beers & Recipes for Homestead Gardens Beer Festival

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Although wrapping up summer can be sad for many, fall has lots to offer. Aside from all the fabulous local …
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Saving Summer's Bounty

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Now that summer has given us a big blast of produce, it’s time to get serious about preserving it to have …
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More Fig Gigs

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Fiesta From the Garden to the Grill

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  This week you'll find recipes for quick tacos, with all the ingredients cooked on the grill. The mesa flavor …
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Local Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner in the Berkshires

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook “Local” Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner in the Berkshires
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