Vote For Your Favorite Farmer’s Market

And if you are in Athens, or have visited and love our market as much as we Athenians do, please vote for our market. The winning market gets a $5,000 prize from Local Harvest to use to promote healthy, local, sustainable agriculture. That much money would go a long way toward getting the Athens Farmer’s […]

Why Didn’t I Think of This Before? New Potatoes and Fresh Tomatoes with Pesto

Have you ever decided to cook a couple of things together that turned out to taste so good that you wondered why you had never ever cooked them that way before? That is what happened to me last night. I had some delicious tiny new potatoes–the variety is called Carola, and if you can get […]

Another Vegetarian Pasta: Linguine With Olives, Lemon and Feta

This simple pasta dish is redolent with the voluptuous flavors and aromas of Greek cuisine and is the result of my attempts to have our household eat vegetarian meals several times a week. The reasoning behind this attempt is not only because I believe that eating even less meat than we already do is healthier, […]

Hilarie’s Favorite: Butternut Dal

This is one of those recipes that was a moment’s inspiration. It came about because Hilarie had scored a big load of fresh, locally grown butternut squash at the restaurant, and wanted me to make a dinner special using them. Now, we had already had butternut squash soup, which I had made a week and […]

October 2008 Eat Local Challenge

October 2008 is when the fourth annual Eat Local Challenge is taking place, and I signed up. I felt kind of silly signing up, since I eat locally all the time anyway, but when I thought about it, it does make sense to participate. Taking part in this challenge gives me incentive to remember to […]

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