The Pike Place Market brings their roving Express Markets to South Lake Union on Thursdays. It’s so cool to walk out of work and find a mini farmer’s market has appeared out of nowhere. The bright yellow fresh flowers and deep red ripe berries draw you in.
The chile peppers are in showing every shade of green and the purple bell peppers are amazing.
This past week I noticed the squash blossoms because their orange color reminded me that fall is coming. Fried squash blossoms stuffed with with mushrooms or cheese are easy and delicious as appetizers. Check out Heidi’s recipe for Squash Blossoms Stuffed with Sautéed Chanterelles and Buerre Blanc.
As a city dweller I love visiting local farms. It’s a rare treat for me to touch the dirt, smell the animals, meet the people and see up close the natural process that creates my food. Anytime the barriers fall … Continue reading →
Rip Van Rabel Finds Fresh Summer Garlic Have I been asleep for the last forty years? Why didn’t I know about fresh summer (or spring) garlic????? If you are like most cooks, garlic is a staple ingredient in your kitchen … Continue reading →