Tag: Farmer’s Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle

The Edinburgh farmers market had everything: produce, cheese, a bridal couple, dogs, paella, olives, breads…a plethora of products and people-watching.

Farmers Market in New Orleans – the Real Deal

Farmers Market in New Orleans – the Real Deal

The NOLA farmers market: no tchotchkes, doodads, gewgaws, knickknacks or trinkets here, just fine NOLA foodstuffs, friendly folks, and some fantastic music.

National Farmers Market Week!

National Farmers Market Week!

Show me a farmers market and I’ll show you authentic growers and artisans, folks who care about what we put in our bodies, lovingly making products by hand.

Eating “As Low on the Food Chain as You Can”

Eating “As Low on the Food Chain as You Can”

Warning – this might be a rant. Many moons ago, back when I still listened to AM radio, I heard a physician on a call-in show called “Ask the Doctor” make a pronouncement about food and healthy eating, and it stuck with me: Eat as […]

Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant

Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant

A multinational look at arepas, the traditional Venezuelan bread stuffed with various fillings. They are a big hit at the Edinburgh Farmer’s Market.

Tom’s Spicy Tomato Juice

Tom’s Spicy Tomato Juice

Spicy homemade tomato juice is easy to make and good for you! Just add vodka for the perfect Bloody Mary.

Who Wants to Cook on Friday Night?  Not Me!

Who Wants to Cook on Friday Night? Not Me!

An easy-peasy smorgasbord is the treat-yourselves antidote to Friday night cooking.

Small Business Saturday – Buy Local

Small Business Saturday – Buy Local

The Saturday after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, a fitting reminder to “shop small” after the Black Friday frenzy.  (I wasn’t in that frenzy, but have seen the reports.  Shudder.) I love to head to the Tomball Farmers’ Market on Small Business Saturday and visit […]

Simple Autumn Side: Baked Acorn Squash

Simple Autumn Side: Baked Acorn Squash

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning here in Southeast Texas, and we’re headed out to the Farmers’ Market to see what bounty it holds for us.  A recent trek yielded acorn squash, which resulted in a marvelous side dish for roast chicken. So delicious, even the […]

5 Flavors Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes

5 Flavors Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes

The five basic flavors – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami – are highlighted in this Kale and Nut Butter Salad with Pineapple, Almonds and Tomatoes.

Austin Farmers’ Market Bounty: Locavore Luxury

Austin Farmers’ Market Bounty: Locavore Luxury

Locavore luxury. Simple pleasures. Austin farmers’ market treasures.

Pepper Jelly Slaw

Pepper Jelly Slaw

A pepper jelly slaw is born of a condiment compulsion.

It’s Small Business Saturday!

It’s Small Business Saturday!

Small Business Saturday is a great reminder to “buy local”. I’m off to the Farmer’s Market.


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