Sunday, August 14, 2016

Farmers Market 8/13

   
                                

Sunflowers from my share.    Note Amish quilted hot mat.   Has cinnamon in it that is enhanced when a hot dish is put on top.   In my favorite colors too!

Going with DH instead of Uncle is definitely cheaper!    Only spent $14!    3 English muffins will last me all week (1/2 of one a day) 2 sweets that DH already consumed and 4 zucchini squash.   

    

The rest shown is from my share.   3 cucumbers,3 heirloom tomatoes, 3 eggplant, 3 bunches Swiss chard, 4 onions, 1/2 lb mesclun mix (only going to eat a small taste and then give rest to Aunt)

              
                            

                      And look at these!!  Any ideas?   I love okra but have never prepared it.   


                           


   

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful flowers and produce. Never have eaten or cooked okra.

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  2. Ah Spear Points!

    Slice, Batter it in corn meal/flour mixture and fry it.
    Or make a chicken or Shrimp and Okra Gumbo. Okra is naturally slimy and thickens the soup.

    You can also roast, grill or pickle it.
    Have fun!

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  3. The sunflowers are gorgeous and you're wise to set aside 1/2 an English muffin for each day. I would find it hard to resist eating the whole thing. It looks so delicious! I want to try and make my own... but then I'll eat them all.

    Down here we eat fried okra, like Slugmama said. I put it in soups when I happen to grow some. You can eat it raw too when it's young and tender, it's pretty good and not slimy. That's the way my native Floridian neighbor eats it.

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    1. These English muffins are so good you don't need to butter them.

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