WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012
Farmer's Market #2
This week at the farmer's market we got more of the same. Squash was everywhere
and there was a trickling in of tomatoes. I even treated myself to an Izzie's Ice
while I walked around. The ice is made by two sisters who use real fruit!
Steve and I split a large, with three scoops of strawberry, watermelon, and mango.
The mango was far and away my favorite flavor. Mango just feels like summer.
|This week's CSA from Flying S Farms|
who's family (Delvin Farms) started the East Nashville Farmer's Market 6 years ago (I was way off). This is what she has to say about ENFM:
This week's basket contained lots of squash, onions, green and yellow cucumbers,
lettuce and green beans. The green beans were the standout of the box.
I just boiled them lightly for 8 minutes and they were perfect- nothing needed to be
added to the naturally sweet taste. This week I tried a very southern style
squash casserole in order to use everything up.
It contained lots of butter and cheese so it wasn't very good for my waistline,
but boy was it delicious. I have a feeling the squash casserole will be making a reappearance.
This week's splurge purchase was Hawaiian sausage from West Wind Farms.
They have a large variety of sausage and meat available.
I guess they are really popular, because when we were at the booth they
were out of milk and eggs! The sausage was tasty, but I wouldn't go as far as
calling it Hawaiian. There weren't any chunks of pineapple like I was expecting
and I didn't really taste any fruit sweetness.
Don't get me wrong, I loved the sweet brown sugar taste.
But if you are looking for something tropical and fruity, this isn't your tube of meat.
I plan on trying some of their other other options this season!