Wealthy in Cucumbers

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Tip: Before we get into the juicy elements of cukes, did you see Guru Gene Sumi’s Facebook valuable advice …
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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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Revving Up for the 4th with Designer Dogs!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Hot Diggity Designer Dogs  What could be more fun-an outdoor grilling holiday, lively folks (young and old) …
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Revved Up for the 4th!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook No doubt this weather makes you think of a blazin’ 4th of July. Let’s get started planning now so the day …
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It Was a “Hottie” River Fest

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Hot sun, spicy food and crispy hot local perch kicked off our summer river celebrations. Chef/Waterman Ross …
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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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Much Ado About Asparagus!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook The award for the harbinger of spring, without a doubt, goes to asparagus! We are just beginning to see …
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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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