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Entries Tagged as 'potatoes'

Solstice in Beige

December 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · Blog, dinner

We turned a corner yesterday, from shortest day of the year to days growing longer again. How to mark the occasion? We head to our chest freezer for some of those thick, juicy pork chops from the half-pig we bought from our friend Mike. I melt some bacon grease in our favorite cast-iron skillet and […]

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Kids Make Latkes

February 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Ethnic, kids, Recipes

Latkes, the Jewish version of potato pancakes, are traditional during Hanukkah season, so naturally they are also part of the cuisine in Israel, where our food appreciation classes are currently camped on their virtual world culinary tour. But there’s an even better reason to make latkes: kids love not only the process of turning potatoes […]

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Processed Food Industry Shows USDA Who’s Boss in the Cafeteria

November 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments · kids, school food

First it was potatoes. Now it’s pizza. The processed food industry is reaching out to its friends in Congress to scuttle new USDA guidelines that were supposed to make school meals healthier. Politico reports that House and Senate negotiators are likely to approve agriculture appropriations language that would allow the tomato paste on pizza to […]

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