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Eggplant stew on a Saturday

The first farmers’ market of the season took place today.  We shopped for produce between rainfalls.  We brought home a few heavy bagfuls of goodies, but the star of the morning for me was the baby eggplants Miriam was selling at her booth. I gravitated toward Nigel Slater’s book Tender to prepare these gems.  With… Continue reading Eggplant stew on a Saturday

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February farmer’s market finds

The result of an early morning at the market.  Brussels sprouts, Florida oyster mushrooms, garlic, basil, and a mango from Miriam.  Baby beets, Swiss chard, green onions, and green leaf lettuce from Deb.  Strawberries, blueberries, and heirloom tomatoes from vendors we’ve just met.  Pumpkin spice Kombucha from Kevin, eggs from Alecia, and “dud” loaves of… Continue reading February farmer’s market finds