Monday, June 4, 2012

Weekly Menu and Farmers Market Finds 6/4 - 6/10/12

Oh man, how long has it been since I've written one of these posts?! Feels like forever. I am still splinted-up but can do more every day including a little chopping in the kitchen. That plus the beginning of farmers market season has me feeling a little more motivated. This is actually the second week at the market, but last week we really didn't get much more than some rhubarb, salad greens and chickens to restore the freezer. This week things are starting to pick up.
Farmers Market Finds 6/3/12
Here's what we got...

French Breakfast Radishes - Good fresh and cooked
Sun Street Baguette
Strawberries - These little beauties taste so much better than those giant ones from California in the stores so cheaply right now. We turned most of them into a purée to use in ice cream.
Spring Onions
Fox Falafel Hummus - Matt loves their hummus as an afternoon snack with carrots
Sweet Peas
Sun Street Red Fresno Pepper Jelly - selling sauces and condiments is new for Sun Street. This one is a great start!
Not shown are the goodies we ate at the market like Sun Streets new Cheddar, Sausage and Currant Biscuit and the last Bogart Loves donuts until August (good luck with that new baby, guys!).
Snack Dinner
A few of the items made their way into last night's "snack dinner." I love snack dinner, it's kind of like a picnic on the couch. The French Breakfast Radishes were so wonderful with some Hope Butter on the baguette. We paired the Fresno Pepper Jelly with both cream cheese and a some local camembert. I think a pepper jelly and grilled cheese sandwich might be in order later this week.

On to the rest of our Menu Planning Monday...

Handburgers and baked sweet potatoes

Chicken Stir-Fry with Radishes, Peas and Spring Onions

Ground Beef Kabobs with tzatziki and grilled flat bread

Pulled pork sandwiches - We made this pork over Memorial Day Weekend and froze the leftovers. I'll share the recipe with you later this week.

Sunday we'll be going to another of the fun beer dinners at Blackbird. This time is Belgium Trippels, I can't wait.

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Anonymous said...

There's nothing like going to a farmer's market! Not only do you feel good about supporting local farmers/producers, but the quality of the food is just that much better!

I can't wait to head to our local one this weekend :)

Kris said...

"Bits and pieces dinner" is what we call it and although I don't think my husband was sure the first time I suggested it, it's now one of his favorites.

Alicia Foodycat said...

I love a snack dinner too - that looks like a good one! Glad you are healing up OK.

jillian said...

I love the idea of a snack dinner! You are making me regret not picking up radishes at our farmers' market this weekend...

Elle said...

That snack dinner looks absolutely fantastic! I love dinners like that, too.

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