Archive for July, 2012

Hill’s Kitchen, DC: TidBit of the Day

| July 31, 2012 | 3 Comments
Hill’s Kitchen, DC: TidBit of the Day




Feel like a “Top Chef” at Hill’s Kitchen.  Located in the heart of DC’s Capitol Hill’s culinary scene, budding foodies can learn how to cook like a pro. Hill’s Kitchen’s Knife Skills classes will teach you how to correctly use a knife to slice, dice, julienne, and framboise your way to fine foods at home. […]

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A Gastronomical Clash: Liberian Joloff Rice Recipe

| July 30, 2012 | 6 Comments
A Gastronomical Clash:  Liberian Joloff Rice Recipe




As second-generation American, I longed for a tangible connection to “home.”  Despite my physical and socio-cultural distance from Liberia, where my mother is from, it was a place that captivated my imagination.  For several years, I yearned to visit Liberia and Sierra Leone to experience the attitudes, dialect, smells, and unique flavors there firsthand. As […]

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Truck Farm Chicago: Class Act

| July 27, 2012 | 10 Comments
Truck Farm Chicago: Class Act




What? A farm on wheels? Sound familiar? Well, Chicago seems to also be picking up on the idea. Truck Farm Chicago has put a farm on the back of a pick-up and travels around the city helping to raise awareness of the connection between farms and healthy food. It certainly seems like the children of […]

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Lilly’s Pizza: TidBit of the Day

| July 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
Lilly’s Pizza: TidBit of the Day




Durham, NC finally got another pizza joint – an off-shoot of their Raleigh store. Lilly’s Pizza offers some awesome combinations – and the cheese is just as pizza should be – cheesy and  gooey. Great appetizers, such as a surprise spinach artichoke dip that accompanied baked pita chips. They’re still working out some kinks for […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 25-35: New England

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 25-35: New England




Greetings from New England!  Here on the Sol Food bus, we are enjoying beautiful, cool northern weather as we travel between farms and discover new areas of our country.  Since we left our garden build in Philadelphia we have spent time in Trenton, NJ; New Haven, CT; Belfast and Harborside, ME; Moose Creek, NH; Johnson […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 18-25: Pennsylvania

| July 24, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 18-25: Pennsylvania




Here at Sol Food Mobile Farm, we have just completed our last major garden build on the east coast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! Our next garden build will be in Chicago.  For our five days in Philly, our bus was parked on an empty lot in the neighborhood of Kensington (2009 East York Street to be […]

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Puckett’s: TidBit of the Day

| July 24, 2012 | 3 Comments
Puckett’s: TidBit of the Day




When you ask someone in Nashville, TN what is the best BBQ place, you might get differing answers. One thing most everyone agrees on is that Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant delivers the good stuff. Voted best BBQ at Nashville’s first annual People’s Choice, this understated place boasts some of the best BBQ – infused with […]

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Bengali Omelette Curry

| July 23, 2012 | 12 Comments
Bengali Omelette Curry




There are a number of Indian recipes which never find their way to the restaurant menu. Omelette curry is one of them. This is a very easy dish and it can be cooked in a jiffy. When the omelette boils in the gravy, it swells up a little, absorbs the flavors of the gravy and […]

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Community CROPS: Class Act

| July 20, 2012 | 5 Comments
Community CROPS: Class Act




Community CROPS (Combining Resources, Opportunities, and People for Sustainability), located in Lincoln, NE, aims to bring the community together through the building of community gardens. Its various programs include a program that provides training and land access to new farmers, as well as immigrant and limited-resource farmers, to “create sustainable farm businesses to feed their […]

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Baguettaboutit: TidBit of the Day

| July 19, 2012 | 2 Comments
Baguettaboutit: TidBit of the Day




You already know my love for food trucks. Well, here is another one that is worth waiting in line for: Baguettaboutit. Hand-made sausages from Greensboro NC from Giacomo’s Italian Market are stuffed into half a baguette paired with in-house sauces. These aren’t just normal sausages stuffed with who knows what – they are the real […]

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