Little Bits of Incredible Farm Food

      Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook   Rain or shine (I put on my muckers), I was excited to see how Great Kids Farm, Catonsville, MD had …
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Local Soft Shells Are Here-Crabs, That Is

    Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook The Soft Shells Are Coming!     Last week in my excitement I checked on the availability of our local …
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Celebrating Spring and All Things Green

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook What a week of weather to celebrate as the kitchen garden and greens sprout with curls and furls of verdant …
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It's Maple Syrup Season - Right Here in Maryland

Making maple syrup has long been a tradition in the US and Canada, even before these areas were colonized as it began with the native Americans. Canada …
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The Literal Al Fresco Grilled Cheese Party- It's Truly on the Grill!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook       I can’t stand it-one more gathering held inside due to nasty weather. Not from this corner! I’ll show …
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Cooking at Homestead Gardens' Mediterranean Retreat

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A Spiked St Patty’s Day Menu

          Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook With St. Patrick's day coming up, I decided to ask a lively Irish friend what she recommended as an …
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Fire Up Your Engines-Simple but Deluxe Brunches

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A Chesapeake Mardi Gras

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Chicken, Ham and Oyster Gumbo  
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What Does the Event Coordinator at Homestead Gardens Grow?

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook     Meet Bonnie Finlay - event planner @ Homestead Gardens and creative edible garden entrepreneur!   I love …
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Love is in the Air...Valentine's Day

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Valentines Day with a GREAT NEWS headline-I mean this is the perfect news to launch a tasty "love" day: Dark …
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Guilt Free for the Big Game from The Grassfed Gourmet Fires It Up!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook   As I shuffled through a gazillion options for a slightly "less loaded" meal for Super Bowl, I couldn't …
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