Inspiration for the New Year's Celebration

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  What would the perfect New Year's Eve celebration be? ...intimate with time to catchup with each guest while …
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The Food Winners and Losers of 2011

  2011 Winners and Losers Your Homestead Gardens food blogger avidly follows a weekly column within Food52 (a NY Times food blog) where the food news …
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An Earthy Holiday

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  If going authentic and natural is of importance to you during this festive season, Homestead Gardens has …
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Spread the Good Word

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook A stroll through the Davidsonville destination, Homestead Gardens, always puts one in the festive spirit. …
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Celebrating Thanksgiving with Your Local Farmer

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I Feel a Honey Rush Comin’ On

  The summer flowers at Homestead Gardens were loaded with bees!   Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  If you have been to Homestead Gardens …
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A Visit to Many Rocks Farm

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook              During my second farm visit, I had one of my many talks with Jeanne Dietz-Band owner of Many …
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Great Goods at the JFX Farmers Market

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Under the Jones Falls Expressway right around Saratoga and Holliday streets, lives a thriving, colorful, …
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Harvest Food for that Spooky Time of Year!

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October Real Food Menu for the Gang

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Real Food Menu for October Zuppa Valdostana Apple Butter Glazed Pork Loin Plum Sticky Bites
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A Paella Event on the River

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Ahh that Paella! If you’ve had the opportunity to travel to open air markets in Spain, France and even …
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Apples Everywhere!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Apples everywhere lead to standby apple favorites-apple pie, apple crisp, you know. Here you'll find a few …
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