Monday, July 6, 2015

Farmers' Market Haul


I love going to farmers' markets in the summer and fall. The older dudes remind me of my maternal grandfather. He didn't sell his produce, but he did plant and harvest a garden every year.

You can see this week's farmers' market selections above. The cantaloupe might be enjoyed sliced and dusted with chili pepper. The corn is destined for a bean salad. The green beans will be lightly cooked and then tossed with a vinaigrette. The okra will be fried with a panko coating. And the flowers are just because.

The fuzzy brain flowers are called cockscombs, due to their resemblance to a rooster's comb.

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