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About wwfoodie

Foodie trapped in a Weight Watcher's body.

The best way to get your daily veg…

Recently a good friend and I did a typical weekend wander through one of our local farmers markets.  This particular market isn’t very large, but the diversity and quality of produce is really worth the trip.  We ended up buying … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Vegetable Gratin

This beautiful basic was inspired by a recipe from an out-of-press book called “Quick French Cuisine International” that was put out in 1982 by The Knapp Press.  It is good any time of year, but is particularly spectacular when fresh onions, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Grilled Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops with Onions, Peaches, and Beets

I look for every opportunity to cook on the grill.  It keeps the kitchen clean and at this time of year, keeps the heat outside.  This is a new favorite.  I have been experimenting with grilling all sorts of fruits and vegetables and hit on … Continue reading

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Fruit O’The Day: Michigan Tart Cherries

So, I have just moved from my beloved sunny south to the midwest.  (Hence my lack of posts the last two weeks.)  This means I have to learn a whole new way of thinking about seasons, local food, and regional … Continue reading

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Take advantage of that tomato bounty!

This classic red sauce recipe is divine at any time of the year, but shows off its absolute best when made with fresh paste tomatoes and herbs from the garden or the farmers market.  It freezes like a dream, so … Continue reading

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Current Obsession: Poor Girl Gourmet

Check out this awesome lady if you haven’t already discovered her.  She can be found at her outstanding blog and she has written a book of the same name, which I got for my birthday and have been reading cover to … Continue reading

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Fruit o’ the day: Lychees

One of my favorite, but fleeting, summer fruits is the lychee.  Also known as the Lychee nut, lychee fruit. or litchi it is a tropical fruit from south asia.  The ones we get in the US are almost exclusively grown … Continue reading

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