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Market Watch: Squash Blossoms

by in Farmers' Market Finds, July 12, 2010

You can find them at the farmers’ markets from late spring to early fall. Squash blossoms are the sweet and tender flowers of growing summer squash. I (very gently) grabbed some and rushed home to cook them my favorite way– stuffed and fried until golden (yes, fried!).

Market Watch: Raspberries

by in Farmers' Market Finds, June 30, 2010

Early raspberries are coming into season where I live. I managed to snag the very last half-pint at the farmers’ market this week. As fellow market patrons looked on with envy, I hurried home to make some raz-tastic recipes.

Market Watch: French Breakfast Radishes

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, June 7, 2010

I spotted piles of these spectacular red and white root veggies at the farmers’ market and had to scoop them up. They taste even better than they look.

Market Watch: Mizuna (and Simple Salad Recipes)

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 28, 2010

You may not know it, but you’ve probably tried mizuna. Commonly found in salad mixes, these feathery leaves are my new favorite salad green. Here’s why you should pick some up at your farmers’ market this weekend.

Market Watch: Home-Grown Lemons

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 17, 2010

I usually write about my favorite finds from the farmers market or my CSA box, but I also grow some of my own food. After a few years of TLC, my lemons trees have produced their first harvest. I couldn’t wait to dig in!

Market Watch: Rainbow Chard

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 10, 2010

My CSA box is erupting with gigantic bunches of this leafy green veggie. This variety of Swiss chard has fluffy, tender green leaves and edible stems bursting with color and flavor.