Tag Archives | Farmers’ Markets

Radishes

Radishes

The world of radishes expands way beyond those round red ones you always see at the grocery store. Hit the farmers’ market and you’re likely to find an explosive array of green, purple, and white varieties, each with its own personality and flavor. Green Meat: This Variety From Northern China Is Like A Regular Daikon, […]

Date Night At Home

Date Night At Home

Going out for dinner on Valentine’s Day is a risky affair. Even the best restaurants can have “overload difficulties” on such a busy night where couples have expectations of restaurant perfection. A better way to manage expectations is to take control of them yourself. Food is a language of love. You know what you like […]

Peppers

Peppers

We’re coming to the end of the last wave of beautiful warm weather. It’s a perfect time to take advantage of wonderful days and delicious late summer crops. Farmers’ markets are bursting with baskets of delectable produce that can be preserved in many ways. If you have plenty of peppers they can be roasted in […]

September

September

September September is a wonderful time for enjoying the beautiful array at local farmers’ markets. September is a delightful time for gathering ingredients that will showcase fleeting flavors of summer. A walk among colorful baskets filled with fresh produce is incredibly inspiration. Blazing scarlet tomatoes, sun-sweetened and fattened from their time on the vine, are […]

Bell Pepper Basics

Bell Pepper Basics

Bell Pepper Basics Bell peppers are also called sweet peppers. They are not hot in flavor and come in lots of colors. Bell peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C & B6. Green: Most common and less sweet than others. Red: Fully ripe green peppers turn red and are sweeter than green. Green bell […]

Thank Goodness Spring Is Here

Thank Goodness Spring Is Here

Here in New York City we’ve had a brutal winter. I’m so happy that spring is here at last. Farm to Table Leeks oh my! Bring on the spring and summer produce!

Fairfield County & Surrounding Areas Farmers’ Markets

Fairfield County & Surrounding Areas Farmers’ Markets

Fairfield County (& Surrounding Areas) Farmers’ Markets Summer is officially here and Farmers’ Markets are in full glory!  Here is a list of a good number of Fairfield County Farmers’ Markets.  No doubt I may have missed a few, but here is a good guide for some farm to fork eating. Bethel Farmers’ Market: Saturdays […]

Newport, Rhode Island's Aquidneck Farmers' Market

Newport, Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Farmers’ Market

Last Wednesday I spent the afternoon at the Aquidneck Growers’ Wednesday Farmers Market, in Newport, Rhode Island and had such a great time.

A Word About Vacuum Sealers

A Word About Vacuum Sealers

Freezing is an easy way to enjoy fruits and vegetables from gardens or farmers’ markets well into the winter.

New Canaan Farmers' Market

New Canaan Farmers’ Market

I love going to farmers’ markets. It is the closest to “farm to table” that I can get without growing my own fruits and vegetables.