Fire Up the Grill to Kick Off Summer

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook I can just feel the excitement in the air as we get ready to revv up summer with as much time as possible …
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Great New Farm-Great New Local Products

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook I couldn’t ask for a better mid May day to take in a very friendly, informative tour at a new …
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More of Those Early Berries

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Yesiree we do have a confusing and early spring. In fact, the past 12 months have been the warmest since the …
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Local Berries Are Coming!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  I was jolted awake when I saw a Facebook notice from Flavor Magazine (Virginia) that LOCAL BLUEBERRIES (from …
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Simple Snazzy Herb Sauces-Way Beyond Pesto

    Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Last Saturday we had lots of activities happening at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. If you missed the …
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Revisiting Homemade Cheese in the Spring

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Last year Laura Riddle and I gave a “Cheese Making You Can Master at Home” workshop at Homestead Gardens in …
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Designer Deviled Eggs-After the Easter Egg Hunt

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook The fun begins when you have a slew of hardcooked (I don’t care for the thought of many rubbery …
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How to Enjoy Oysters at Home

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook This week we're bringing you an etra-special treat from guest blogger, Julie Qiu. Creating your own oyster …
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A Smokin' St Paddy's Day Menu

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook -Leave a comment Smoked Pulled Lamb Sandwiches Split Pea Soup with Barley Roasted Pears with Caramel Sauce  …
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Real Food Menu for the Whole Gang with Seasonal Citrus

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Jerry Traunfeld's Root Ribbons with Sage Cuban Oregano Chicken  Orange, Almond, and Olive Oil Cake
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More Stew Review

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  We’re back, exploring more in the “Stew Review” Italian Wedding Stew You’ll find this delectable rich soup …
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Seasonal Sumptuous Valentine Menu

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