Category Archives: Food Markets

Baba Ghanoush

When life gives you eggplant… make Baba Ghanoush! I did grow (one) of my own, and that was great, but it was only one.  Saturday I went to the Farmer’s Market, and one vendor was having a fire sale (er, … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Meatloaf?

Yep, meatloaf.  I have never liked the generic dish called “meatloaf”, but I just got involved in a Farmer’s Market sort of pastured “Meatshare”, and close to half the meat is.. ground meat. I don’t want to stuff peppers or … Continue reading

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Freezer Death: Ground Goat Patties, and Stuffed Peppers

Last Thursday (a week ago) I came home from work, and decided to be pro-active with regards to Friday night’s dinner, since I was going to be home late from work on Friday, and no doubt stuck in weekend traffic … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Marketing

I hit up two of these today:  I would have preferred to have visited my favorite, the one in Litchfield, but I had to go into work this morning and that’s the wrong direction.  So… I visited both the Danbury … Continue reading

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Beef Short Ribs

I don’t usually purchase beef, as I can get it from the farm in Virginia, and I don’t eat as much of it as I do things like lamb or seafood, because beef definitely needs to be grass-finished, but as … Continue reading

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Popcorn on the Cob

I hit up the Bethel Farmer’s Market this morning, and on a lark bought a cob of corn for popping.  The instructions posted there included the note that you could pop your cob in your microwave.  Holy moly, I thought, … Continue reading

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Discovering Squash Blossoms

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Last year I bought a huge squash blossom, which promptly got lost in the fridge, and was not re-discovered until Too Late.  Anyhow, this year: Ingredients: 4 of the lil devils, clean them out from within because … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Update

I’ve been a repeat offender at the Bethel, New Milford, and Litchfield farmers’ markets in Connecticut.  Litchfield has by far and away the largest number of farmers present, but they all seem to have their own specialties. Heirloom tomatoes seem … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets Go Mainstream

Yes.  Some of us at work are dropping mention of this or that farmers’ market, or getting their produce from a CSA somewhere.  The company is even allowing for the arrangement of periodic farm stands during lunches every few weeks, … Continue reading

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Yes, More Seafood Cheviche

Decided to try my hand at another cheviche dish.  Hot weather and all, not firing up the old oven as often as I might otherwise.   Any excuse, eh? I found very very fresh striped bass at the Atlantic Food … Continue reading

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