Food Talk And Fabulous Finds Recipes, Healthy Cooking, and General Food Topics

Thread Tools
Old 05-06-2006, 02:23 PM   #1  
Moderating Mama
Thread Starter
mandalinn82's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Woodland, CA
Posts: 11,712

S/C/G: 295/200/175

Height: 5' 8"

Default Farmer's Market Bounty

I LOVE spring at the Farmer's Market. I'm so excited about my big ol' bag of produce, I just had to share. I got strawberries, apples, raspberries, oranges, potatoes, swiss chard, asparagus, broccoli, onions, sugar peas, and spinach - all locally farmed, perfectly ripe and ready to eat.

I just had a big fruit salad with watermelon, strawberries, and raspberries - its amazing to me how much of an "I need sweetness" craving you can satisfy with 100 calories of good, fresh, ripe, locally grown fruit.

Anyone have a good recipe for sugar peas? Otherwise, I'll just eat them raw...a little bit of Trader Joes LF parmesan ranch and I'm good to go.

If you have a farmers market near you, Spring has sprung and you'll find some great produce for cheap - our market was particularly abundant today with strawberries, asparagus, chard, green onion, and early garlic, along with apples and oranges which are grown year round in this area. So if you have one, go and pick up something yummy to snack on!

(forgive my enthusiasm - I always get into a post Farmers Market frenzy)

mandalinn82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2006, 05:54 AM   #2  
The Beauty of Balance
Jayde's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: W of the Atlantic
Posts: 1,047

S/C/G: 213/193~196/<195

Height: 5'7"


The only thing better than shopping at a farmers market every now and then is being able to shop at one nearly every day or being able to pick produce from your own backyard!

I wish our farmer's market was a little closer. I do a happy dance on market day too.

I usually eat sweet peas raw or throw them into a stir fry for a second or two to heat them up.
Jayde is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2006, 10:46 AM   #3  
Senior Member
LLV's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: United States
Posts: 3,509


We have a wonderful farm market not far from us and I go every year. I love getting the fresh veggies and they have THE BEST corn. They grow Silver Queen and it's the best corn we've ever tasted. Nice and sweet and it just melts in your mouth. I look forward to it every year.

I love farm markets.
LLV is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:15 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.