Chunky Tomato Vinaigrette

July is upon us and with it brings a vast array of summer produce. Specifically tomatoes. While they don’t really hit their summer peak till August, they are in delightful abundance right now. And tasty too. This years crop is proving to be abundantly more flavorful than last years. When a cherry tomato tastes like…

Farmers Market 11/1/12

Back at the market this week. I didn’t go last week because I felt like I had just enough produce to get through another week. It was a creative stretch but I think we fared okay. I’m not sure if the expense evens out over the weeks or not but I definitely spent more than…

Farmers Market 8/23/12

One too many days late, but I did make it to the market last Thursday and was able to take some photos but time hasn’t allowed me to get the post up till now… Monday, the following week. This week I intended to buy a honeydew melon but only found ginormous melons. Like way too…

Farmers Market 8/9/12

I’ve noticed over the last couple of months that there seems to be some kind of correlation between the number of people at the market and the sunshine. I’d say there was about half the amount of people this morning than there was last week. And yes, the sun was shining last week… this morning,…

Farmers Market 8/2/12

It felt good to get back to the market today. After one too many runs to Safeway around and between travel days, I am reminded once again why I love and appreciate everything I buy at the farmers market. Big box grocers simply cannot compare to what farmers markets offer. I went for a little…

Farmers Market 6/28/12

Ended up at the market much later in the day than I normally go and wow, lots of people! But then again it is summer and not many people want to be at the market at 9am. It was nice to see a few new things… corn has finally made it to market. I also…

Farmers Market 6/14/12

Oh summer fruits, I can no longer say no to you. What can I say, the fruit keeps getting better and better. Which also means I’m spending a bit more $$ to have these fruits but I’ve come to the conclusion that it is worth it since I will be gone for the month of…