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Red, White and Waldorf. 3

“You’ve got to serve something red, white and blue,” says Valerie, a U.S.Department of State employee by day, farmer on nights and weekends (God, I love DC!). We were discussing the catering menu I was planning in celebration of a friend’s recent citizenship. “What’s blue besides blueberries,” I thought. “Besides, they’re not […]


Trust.

During my Eastern Market cooking demos, I am often asked, “Do you only cook with organic ingredients?” The answer? “No.” I prefer organic, but I put my full faith in farmers. The reality is that raising and selecting healthy food is more complicated than a single factor, like organic. There […]


The pumpkin whisperer. 1

Good food starts with good ingredients. Like “haste makes waste” and the Lord’s prayer, this simple truism about food is fixed in our minds, but its meaning is rarely considered. So is the fact that the best recipes begin with thoughtful consideration of the ingredients we use. Galeux d’Eysines is […]