Category: food + recipes

Fiddlehead Ferns – Beautiful and Tasty!

Fiddlehead Ferns – Beautiful and Tasty!

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014 |

By Chef Lara I was only recently turned onto Fiddlehead Ferns but now that I have, there is no going back. Their season is very short however so you have to grab the ferns by the frond now! Fiddlehead Ferns are the baby leaves of the fern plant – if left alone they become the […]

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City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |

he Department of Parks + Recreation serves free nutritious meals to all kids and teens, ages 18 and under, through the summer meals program to ensure that children have access to healthy foods when school is out. The federal program, administered by the Department of Parks + Recreation in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS: TOMATOES (Summer 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: TOMATOES (Summer 2014)

[ 0 ] June 24, 2014 |

Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers”, makes us think about the people behind the food we eat. What are their lives like? Do they get paid enough to live a decent life healthy life? Learn what Fair Trade […]

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Updated for 2014! Kidoinfo Guide: 100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

Updated for 2014! Kidoinfo Guide: 100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014 |

Consider  100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island Kidoinfo’s Bucket List, filled with things to do with your children before they grow up! Fun, food, culture, and history—all unique to our area: these are things we believe every young Rhode Islander should see and do. For easy planning in any weather and any […]

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Perpetual Sweet Potato

Perpetual Sweet Potato

[ 4 ] June 2, 2014 |

One of my kids was diagnosed with celiac disease this year. Immediately following his diagnosis, I fell victim to celiac’s often unrecognized sister syndrome, Reading Too Many Gluten Free Magazines. Now only five worry-free foods remain in my world. Two of these grow in our yard: strawberries and kale. Nothing to worry about there except […]

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Stamp Out Hunger: Local Letter Carriers Hold Food Drive May 10, 2014

Stamp Out Hunger: Local Letter Carriers Hold Food Drive May 10, 2014

[ 0 ] May 5, 2014 |

On Saturday, May 10, letter carriers across Rhode Island and the nation will be working extra hard to make sure the people in the communities they serve have enough to eat. This day marks the 22nd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, coordinated by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). “We ask our postal […]

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Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

[ 0 ] April 13, 2014 |

The Oh She Glows Cookbook snapped me simultaneously out of both cookbook malaise syndrome and late winter gloom-funk. It’s Angela Liddon’s Oh She Glows blog in book form, and it is filled with food to make, eat, and love right now. The blog started in 2009, but it’s new to my life this spring, and it […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers”, makes us think about the people behind the food we eat. What are their lives like? Do they get paid enough to live a decent life healthy life? Learn what Fair Trade […]

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Swiss Chard – The New Kale?

Swiss Chard – The New Kale?

[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

I recently heard that people were getting bored with kale, and that Swiss chard is the new kale. I am not so sure about that, but I do admit that rainbow chard is definitely beautiful to look at (see picture). Swiss chard is a leafy green very similar to kale with the same nutrient profile, […]

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It’s National Nutrition Month

It’s National Nutrition Month

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014 |

“Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right” is the theme for National Nutrition Month® 2014. Here are a few tips for helping your kids eat right and enjoy the food their eating. Get Kids Involved. Having your kids help to shop for and prepare food will expand the food they eat. It will also help them […]

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